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TheBerkleeVoiceDepartmentHandbook

I.Welcome
Welcome|VoiceEnsemblesandLabs|PrivateInstruction|CreditByExam|FinalExams PerformanceMajor|SecondaryInstruments|PerformanceStudies|Repertoire ThemissionoftheVoiceDepartmentistopreparevocalistsforthecommercialmusic world.Weprovidevocaltraininginallcontemporarystyles.Throughprivateinstruction, vocallabsandperformancecourses,Berkleevocalistswillgainperformanceexperienceand becomefluentincontemporarystylesincludingrock,pop,R&Bandjazz. Pleasereadthishandbookcarefully.Ifyouhaveanyquestions,comments,orsuggestions, pleasefeelfreetostopbymyofficeduringtheofficehourspostedonmydoor. BobStoloff,InterimDepartmentChair Office11403M DepartmentAdvisors DepartmentAdvisorsareavailableduringtheirofficehourstoanswerquestionsabout courseofferings,departmentalactivities,andthePerformanceMajorforvoiceprincipals. LookfordepartmentadvisorofficehoursonthevoiceDepartmentBulletinboardoutside theDepartmentOffice. CharlieSorrento(Office:3Y1) MiliBermejo(Office:3W) ChairBobStoloff(Office:3M)

II.VoiceEnsemblesandLabs
Welcome|VoiceEnsemblesandLabs|PrivateInstruction|CreditByExam|FinalExams PerformanceMajor|SecondaryInstruments|PerformanceStudies|Repertoire VoiceEnsemblesandlabsaredesignedforstudentstoimprovemusicianshipskillsand diversifytheirworkingknowledgeofadditionalstyles.Completecoursedescriptionscanbe foundintheCollegeBulletinorRegistrationManual,availableontheregistrationpageat my.berklee.net. CurrentVoicecoursesinclude: ENVC111RhythmSectionGroovesforVceI ENVC112RhythmSectGroovesforVce2 ENVC113RhythmSectGroovesforVce3 ENVC122Jazz/BluesVoxEns.w/Improv ENVC123R&BVocalEns.w/Improv ENVC124Pop/Rock/CountryVoxEns. ENVC141Beg.Improv.Ens.Mxd.Styles ENVC143VocalImprovEnsemble,R&B ENVC218EasternVocalStylesEnsemble ENVC232ACappellaWorkshopEns. ENVC241JazzFundmntlsEns.forVox

ENVC243InstrumentalVocalSingingEns ENVC245GreatAmericanSongbookEns. ENVC261SelfAccompanyingSingerEns. ENVC331Adv.VocalPerf.Ens.Mxd1 ENVC370MusicalTheaterEnsemble ENVC375AdvPerfSkillsBckgrndSinger ENVC421Pop/Rock/CountryEnsw/BGVox ENVC423Adv.R&BVocalEnsemble ENVC424Adv.Pop/Rck/CntryVocalEns. ENVC431Adv.VocalPerfEnsMixdStyle ENVC432SpontaneousComp.Ens.Vox. ENVC433Adv.Latin/JazzVocalWorkshop ENVC480VocalRecordingEnsemble ENVCP212AmericanNegroSpirituals ENVCP221HistoricVocalEnsemble ENVCP235ACappellaEnsemble ENVCP335TheNewGroup ILVC110ElementsofVocalTechnique ILVC111VocalSightReadingTechs1 ILVC115MusicalIndependence/Singers ILVC151ActingSkillsfortheVocalist ILVC161TheProfVocalAudtionWrkshp ILVC210ElementsVocalTech/Nonvoice ILVC211VocalSightReadingTechs2 ILVC251RehearsalTechniques/Vocalists ILVC271Mics,PAsandtheSinger ILVC311VocalSightReadingTechs3 ILVC435AdvTechsofVoiceProduction EnsembleAuditions&Offerings Allenteringstudentsperformanaudition,whichdeterminestheirfirstsemesterplacement inensembles. Studentswhowishtoimprovetheirensembleratingstoenrollinupperlevelensemblesthe followingsemestermayauditionduringmidtermweekorfinalexamweek.Studentswho intendtoregisterforthefallorspringsemestersshouldplantoauditionduringmidterm weekoftheprecedingsemester.Inthesummersemester,ensembleauditionsareonly scheduledduringfinalexamweek. YoumustgototheEnsembleDepartmentOffice(RoomA01,150Mass.Ave.)toschedule anaudition.Auditionsarescheduledonafirstcome,firstservedbasisandtheEnsemble DepartmentpostsnotificationofthesignupperiodthroughouttheCollege.Second semesterorhigherlevelstudentsmayauditiononlyoncepersemesterduringmidterm weekorfinalexamweek.Performancemajorsareexpectedtoauditionfornewratings everytermbeginningintheirthirdsemester. Ifyouplantoauditionforensembleratingsyoushoulddiscussthiswithyourprivatelesson instructorearlyinthesemestersothatyoucanworkonauditionmaterialduringyour privatelessontime.

Morethan350ensemblesrehearseweeklyatBerkleeandmanyofthemoffer opportunitiesforvocalists,bothassoloistsandrhythmsectionplayers.Allensemblescarry ratinglevelsasprerequisites.Prerequisitesanddescriptionsforeachensemblearelistedin theCollegeBulletin.YoualsomayvisittheEnsembleDepartmentOfficetodiscuss ensembleauditionsandofferings.Ensembleofferingsincludejazz,rock,funk,fusion, rhythm&blues,Latin,countrymusic,andrecordinggroups. RecommendedSupplementaryCourses CompletecoursedescriptionsarefoundintheCollegeBulletin. CM351ChoralComposition PFSS371SurveyofVocalStyles* ENLB331Jazz/RockEnsemble PSVC325VocalImprov.intheJazzIdiom PSVC425Adv.VocalImprov.Techniques* ENVC211RhythmSection&VocalEnsemble ENVC321PianoTriowithVocalEnsemble ISVC111GuitarAccompanyingSkillsfortheVocalist PSW345LatinVocalStylesTechniques PSVC365StagePerformanceJazzStandards ENSB372BandandRecordingEnsembleWorkshopJazz ENVC371VocalRecordingEnsemble PSVC435AdvancedTechniquesofVoiceProduction PSPR361Motown *RequiredofVocalPerformancemajors

III.PrivateInstruction
Welcome|VoiceEnsemblesandLabs|PrivateInstruction|CreditByExam|FinalExams PerformanceMajor|SecondaryInstruments|PerformanceStudies|Repertoire AttendanceandMakeupLessonPolicies

Youmustbeontimeforyourprivatelesson.Teacherswillwaitonly10minutesfor studentstoarrive. Youmustnotifyyourprivatelessonteacherinadvanceifyouareplanningtomissa lessonforanyreason.Anunexcusedabsence(nopriorwarningornotification beforeoraftertheincident)willnotbemadeupandwillaffectyourfinalgrade. Ifyouhavethreeunexcusedabsencesyourinstructormaychoosetodiscontinue yourlessonandyoumayreceiveanF* Lessonsmissedduetoteacherabsencewillbemadeupatatimethatisconvenient foryouandyourinstructor.

*Important:Excusesforstudentabsenceincludeextremecircumstanceswhichpreventthe studentfromcomingtoclass.Examplesmayincludemedicalemergencyorcondition (requiresadoctor'snote),personalemergency(requiresexplanation),deathinthefamilyor otherextenuatingsituation.

CriteriaforGradingPrivateLessons
Yourfinalgradefortheprivatelessonwillbedeterminedbyaveragingtheteacher's

evaluationgrade(50%)andthefinalexamgrade(50%).Forpurposesofaveraging,agrade ofFonaproficiencyiscountedasazero.Therefore,youmustpassyourproficiencyinorder topassyourPrivateInstruction.Seetheprivateinstructioncoursesyllabus,distributedby yourprivateinstructor,fordetails. Thefollowinggradingcriteriawillbeusedintheprivateinstructor'sevaluation: A(90100)Superior,Exceptional;controlofcoursematerialenablesexcellentproduction. B(8089)Good;graspofmaterialenablesaboveaverageproduction. C(7079)Average;assimilationofmaterialenablesacceptableproduction. D(6069)BelowAverage;exposuretomaterialenablespoorbutpassableproduction. F(below60)NotPassing;assimilationofmaterialisinsufficienttodemonstrateacceptable productivecapacity. WWithdrawal(notincludedingradepointaverage).Youmustrequestwithdrawalby fillingouta"StudentInitiatedWithdrawalfromaClass"formattheCounselingCenter.(The "W"deadlineforeachsemesterisfoundintheRegistrationManual/CourseMaster Schedule,inthesectionmarked"AcademicCalendar"undertheheading"LastDayto Requestanadvancegradeof'W'."ThisinformationisavailablefromtheCounseling Center.) IIncomplete.The"I"gradeisgivenbyyourteacher(notthedepartmentchair)onlyin extraordinarycircumstances.Youmustbepassingthecoursetoreceivean"I".Adetailed descriptionoftheIncompleteGradePolicycanbefoundinthecollegebulletin. PrivateInstructionFinalExams(Proficiencies) Voicelessonswhichincludeafinalexamaretitled"PrivateInstructionVoice".(Seethe followingsectionofthishandbookfortheexamrequirementsforeachlevel.) TheVoiceDepartmentproficiencyexamhasbeendesignedtoevaluateyourprogressin technicalproficiency.Uponcompletionoftheexam,awrittenreportwillbeprovidedfor youtouseasaguidetoimproveyourvocalabilityinspecificareasdescribedinthe evaluation. Finalexamrequirementsmeasurevocalprogresscoveredinyourprivatelesson.Depending onyourownskillsandrateofprogress,however,youmayneedtospendalargeportionof thelessontimeonexamrelatedmaterial.Onceyouareabletoperformtheminimumexam requirementstothesatisfactionofyourprivateteacher,youwillbeexpectedtoworkon moreadvancedsongmaterial,improvisationalconceptsand/ortechnicalmaterials. SchedulingofPIFinalExams(Proficiencies) Proficienciesaregivenduringthefinalexamweekofeachsemester.Examsignupbegin week8eachsemester,andtakeplaceonlineathttp://berklee.net/vc.Signupsarehalted intheafternoonofthelastschooldayproceedingfinalexamweek(generallyaFriday).Your privateinstructorwillprovideorapproveyourlistofsongselectionspreparedfortheexam, andthisinformationwillbeinputintoyourstudentvoicedepartmentrecord.Anychanges inmaterialmustbeapprovedbytheinstructorbeforetheexam. AllstudentsatBerkleearerequiredtopassatleastfoursemestersofprivateinstruction (eightcreditsearned)andfourproficiencyexamsontheirprincipalinstrument.

StudentsinthePerformance,ProfessionalMusicandMusicEducationmajorsmustearn privatelessoncreditsandpassfinalexamsasfollows:

Performance:16credits(eightsemesters)8finalexams ProfessionalMusic:12credits(sixsemesters)6finalexams MusicEducation:12credits(sixsemesters)6finalexams

IV.CreditByExamforPrivateInstruction
Welcome|VoiceEnsemblesandLabs|PrivateInstruction|CreditByExam|FinalExams PerformanceMajor|SecondaryInstruments|PerformanceStudies|Repertoire Performance,ProfessionalMusicandMusicEducationmajorswhohavebeenplacedinto upperlevelcoursesmaybeeligibleforcreditbyexamforPrivateInstructionLevels14. StudentscannotreceivecreditbyexamforprivateinstructionLevels5,6,7or8. ThetakingofaCreditbyexamproficiencymustbeapprovedbyyourcurrentvoiceteacher and/orthedepartmentchair.AstudentmustobtaintheminimumexamgradeofAin ordertoqualifyforcredit.AstudentmaynotattemptmorethanonecreditbyexamperPI level,andmaynottestoutofthelevelinwhichtheyarecurrentlyenrolled. ProfessionalMusicandMusicEducationmajorsmustcompleteLevels5and6inresidence atBerklee.PerformancemajorsmustcompleteLevels5through8inresidenceatBerklee. Thecreditsforanyapprovedcreditbyexamwillnotbeawardeduntilthestudenthasmet thefollowingadditionalcriteria:

Priorreviewandapprovalofplansbytheinstrumentaldepartmentandmajorchairs atleasttwosemestersinadvanceofexpectedgraduationdate. Maintenanceofaminimum3.0GPAinprivateinstruction,andgenerallygood academicstanding. Completionofallprivateinstructionfinalexamrequirements. CompletionofSeniorRecital(Performancemajors)orFinalProject(Professional MusicandMusicEducationMajors).

Studentsmaytakethecreditbyexamproficiencyduringfinalsweek,orthethird WednesdayoftheFallandSpringsemesters.Signupsforfinalsweekproficienciestake placeonlineathttp://berklee.net/vcbeginningweek8eachsemester.Signupsforthethird Wednesdayproficienciestakeplaceonthefirstdayofclassinroom11403U. AdditionalLessons:Nonleveled&Nonprincipal Asavoiceprincipalyoumustearnallofyourprivateinstructioncreditforgraduationin voicelessons.Ifyouchangeyourprincipalinstrument,youmayjeopardizeyourgraduation status. Nonleveledlessons,whichdonotincludeafinalexam,maybeavailabletostudentswho arealreadyenrolledinanexambasedlessonandwishtotakeanadditionallessonontheir principalinstrument.Nonleveledlessonsarenotincludedinyourfulltimetuition,and incuraprivateinstructionfeeasdetailedintheregistrationmanual.

Nonleveledlessonsdonotsatisfythegraduationrequirementforprivateinstruction; instead,theyareappliedtoyourgeneralelectivecreditwithintheestablishedlimits. NonleveledprivateinstructiononinstrumentsoutsideoftheVoiceDepartmentmaybe available,dependingonteacheravailability.Approvalbytheappropriatedepartmentchair isrequired.Asavoiceprincipal,anyprivateinstructioncredityouearninlessonsotherthan voicelessonsisappliedtoyourgeneralelectivecredit,withintheestablishedlimits.

V.PrivateInstructionFinalExamRequirements
Welcome|VoiceEnsemblesandLabs|PrivateInstruction|CreditByExam|FinalExams PerformanceMajor|SecondaryInstruments|PerformanceStudies|Repertoire StudentsareresponsibleforpreparingforthecorrectPrivateInstructionFinalExam requirements.TherequirementsforLevels1and2arethesameforallmajors.Beginningat Level3,therearetwo"tracks":thePerformanceTrackforPerformance,Professional Music,andMusicEducationmajorsandtheStandardtrackforallothermajors. AllWritingDivision,MusicTechnologyDivision,MusicBusiness,andMusicTherapymajors: 4Levelsonprincipalinstrument(Standardtrack). ProfessionalMusic&MusicEducationmajors:6Levelsonprincipalinstrument (Performancetrack). Performancemajors:8Levelsonprincipalinstrument(Performancetrack).

StandardRequirement
Level1(AllStudents)

Technical:Level1exercises: Vaccai(PracticalMethodOfItalianSinging) LessonsIandII:IntervalsofThirdsANDIntervalsofFourths 2piecesprepared OneofthepiecesmustbeTraditional*

Level2(AllStudents)

Technical:Level2exercise: VaccaiLessonII:IntervalsofFifths 2piecesprepared OneofthepiecesmustbeTraditional*

Level3(AllStudents)

Technical:Level3exercise: VaccaiLessonVI:SyncopationORLessonVII:PreparatoryExampleforthe Roulade 3piecesprepared OneofthepiecesmustbeTraditional*

Level4(StandardTrack)

Technical:Level4exercise: VaccaiLessonIV:IntervalsofOctavesORConcone:LessonV

34piecesprepared Preparedpiecesmustinclude1Traditional*,1Jazzand1Contemporary

Level4(Performance,Prof.MusicandMusicEd.Majors)

Technical:Level4exercise: VaccaiLessonIV:IntervalsofOctavesORConcone:LessonV 4piecesprepared Preparedpiecesmustinclude1Traditional*,1Jazzand1Contemporary

Level5(PerformanceandProf.MusicMajors)**

Technical:Level5exercise: VaccaiLessonV:TheSemitonesORConcone:LessonVII 5piecesprepared Preparedpiecesmustinclude1Traditional(,1Jazzand1Contemporary

Level5(MusicEd.Major)**

Technical:Level5exercise: VaccaiLessonV:TheSemitonesORConcone:LessonVII 5piecesprepared Preparedpiecesmustinclude1Traditional*,1Jazz,1Contemporary,and1Theater

Level6(PerformanceandProf.MusicMajors)**

Technical:Level6exercise: ConconeLessonVIIIORConconeLessonX 5piecesprepared Preparedpiecesmustinclude1Traditional*,1Jazzand1Contemporary

Level6(MusicEd.Major)**

Technical:Level6exercise: ConconeLessonVIIIORConconeLessonX 5piecesprepared Preparedpiecesmustinclude1Traditional*,1Jazz,1Contemporaryand1Theater

Level7(PerformanceMajor)**

Technical:Level7exercise: VaccaiLessonX:PreparatoryExamplefortheTurnORConcone: LessonXIII 6piecesprepared Preparedpiecesmustinclude1Traditional*,1Jazzand1Contemporary

Level8(PerformanceMajor)**

Technical:Level8exercise: Concone:LessonXVORConconeOp.10:LessonI 6piecesprepared Preparedpiecesmustinclude1Traditional*,1Jazzand1Contemporary

*TraditionalinthiscontextreferstoWesternEuropeanClassicalpieces(ariasandart songs)andclassicalsongrepertoirewrittenbyAmericancomposers.SeesectionIXfor repertoireexamples.Anyquestionsonappropriatepiecesshouldbeaddressedtothe

departmentchair. **TechnicalandstylisticrequirementsforLevels5,6,7and8maybemodifiedatthe discretionoftheprivateteacher.

CriteriaForEvaluation

BreathManagement StagePresence Intonation Preparation ToneQuality Musicianship Phrasing Diction Expression Interpretation

ProficiencyProcedures

Proficiencysignupsbeginweek8eachsemesteronlineathttp://berklee.net/vc.The deadlineforsignupswillbepostedonlineandinthevoicedepartmenteach semester.Failuretosignupforatimeslotbeforethedeadlinewillresultina1 letterdropingradeforthatproficiency(i.e.:lettergradeof"A"willbechangedto "B.") Accompanistsareprovidedforfirstsemesterstudentsonly..Allstudentsare requiredtoprovidetheirownaccompanistforeachproficiency,includingmakeup proficienciesforlevel1. OneselfaccompaniedselectionmaybeperformedperproficiencybeginninginPI level3,ifapprovedbytheprivateteacher. Uppersemesterstudents(level5+)mayselfaccompanyontwosongs. Dualprincipalsmayaccompanythemselvesonallsongsatanylevel. CDsoriPodsmaybeusedforvocalproficiencyaccompaniment.Studentsare encouragedtoconsultwiththeirprivateteachertoensurethataccompaniment tracksareofappropriatequality.AllstudentsarerequiredtohaveabackupCDof theirselectionstouseifnecessary. Withtheexceptionofvocalexercises(Vaccai/Concone),allselectionsmustbe performedfrommemory. StudentsarenotrequiredtosingthevocalexercisesinItalian.Anysyllablesmaybe substitutedwiththeapprovalofyourprivateinstructor. Selectionspreparedforanygivenexaminationmaynotbeutilizedinsubsequent testing,withtheexceptionofcreditbyexamswhichhavescoredlessthananA. Yourproficiencysongsshoulddemonstratetheworkyouhavedoneinyourprivate lesson.SongselectionsforProficienciescannotbechangedwithoutpriorapproval oftheprivateinstructor.Songscannotbechangedonthedayofyourproficiency. StudentsmaychoosethefirstselectiontobeperformedbeginningatLevel3. Afailinggradeonaproficiencyresultsinafailinggradeforthatprivateinstruction level.Forpurposesofgradecalculation,anyproficiencygradebelow60isaveraged asazero.

AdditionalProficiencyRequirementGuidelines

TranspositionsarenotallowedonTraditionalSongs,Artsongs,MusicalTheater,and NegroSpirituals. Guitarand/orpianoaccompanimentmaybeusedinvocalproficiencies. Onlyoneaccompanistisallowedperproficiency. Originalsongsmaybeusedinavocalproficiencyatthediscretionoftheprivate teacherbutonenonoriginaltunemustbeincludedintheproficiency. RequiredVocalExercises(Vaccai,Concone)maybereplacedatthediscretionofthe privateteacherandbyapprovalofthedepartmentchair. PerformancemajorsLevels7and8:ExceptforTraditionalsongs,allsongsmustbe performedwithamicrophone.Specialcircumstancesmustbeapprovedbythe privateteacheranddepartmentchair.

FINALEXAMMAKEUPINFORMATION

Makeupexamsforincompleteswilloccuronthe3rdWednesdayofFallandSpring semester,andduringFinalsWeekofFall,Spring,andSummersemester.Signups beingthefirstdayofclassinFallandSpringat11:00amin11403U. Accompanistsarenotprovidedforanymakeupfinalexams. Excusedincompleteproficienciesmustbecompletedbytheendofthenext semesterinwhichthestudentisenrolled(excludingsummer)orelsethegradewill becomeanIFandtheentirePIlevelwillneedtoberepeated. Allmakeupproficiencieswillresultina1letterdropingradeforthatproficiency (i.e.:lettergradeof"A"willbechangedto"B.")exceptincasesofseriousillnessor familyemergency(seebelow)

Severeillnessorfamilyemergencywillbeexcusedonlywith:

asignednotefromthedoctor,or asignednotefromafamilymemberdescribingtheemergency,and asignednoteofconfirmationfromtheprivateteacher

Inaddition,studentsmustfollowthesecancellationprocedures:

studentsmustcancelafinalexambycallingtheirinstructorBEFOREthedateofthe exam studentsshouldnotcalltheVoiceDeptofficetocancelaproficiency

Allstudentsmustprovidetheirownaccompanistformakeupproficiencies.

VI.ThePerformanceMajor
Welcome|VoiceEnsemblesandLabs|PrivateInstruction|CreditByExam|FinalExams PerformanceMajor|SecondaryInstruments|PerformanceStudies|Repertoire ItisrecommendedthatstudentsdeclaretheirmajorinPerformanceduringtheirsecond semesterofstudy.PleasereviewthegridsforPerformanceMajorsatthefollowingaddress: http://www.berklee.net/re/media/documents/10_BM4_PERF_04F.pdf

StudentsmajoringinPerformancemastertheconcepts,techniques,andmusicalstylesthat arenecessaryforasuccessfulperformancecareer.Requiredcoursesemphasize improvisation,ensembles,styleanalysis,rehearsaltechniques,fourlevelsofrecital preparation(culminatingintheSeniorRecital,whichistherequiredfinalprojectfor Performancemajors)andeightlevelsofprivateinstructiononaprincipalinstrument. Performancemajorsarerequiredtopass8finalexamlevelsontheirprincipalinstrument. (Seetheendofthishandbookforthecompletefinalexamrequirementsforprivate instruction.) Theperformancemajorapplicationprocessconsistsofthefollowingsteps: GototheProfessionalPerformanceDivision(PPD)Office(fifthfloorof1140 building)andaskforaproposedstudentprogramreport(PSPR). MakeanappointmentwiththeVoiceDepartmentChairandrequestanIntent toDeclarePerformanceMajorform.Ifyouwish,youcangetacopyofthe formatthePerformanceMajorhomepage: http://www.berklee.edu/majors/performance.html Anauditionforthevoicedepartmentmayberequired. SubmitacompletedIntenttoDeclarePerformanceMajorformtotheVoiceDept. Chair,whowillgiveyouaDeclaration/ChangeofMajorForm. BringthedeclarationformtothePPDOfficeforsignaturebytheChairofthe PerformanceMajor(DeanofthePerformanceDivision).Thenbringthecompleted declarationformtotheCounselingCenter,orPPDcanrouteitviainterofficemail. StudentsmaydeclarethePerformancemajorduringthesecondsemesterorbytheirthird semestercreditstanding,butitishighlyrecommendedthatstudentsdosoduringtheir secondsemesterofstudy.StudentsshouldhaveaCumulativeGPAof2.7orhigherin privateinstruction,eartraining,andensemble/labinordertodeclareamajorin Performance. Studentswhoareacceptedintothemajormustmaintaina2.7minimumGPAin PerformanceConcentratecoursestoremainingoodacademicstanding. IfyouareenteringthePerformanceMajorinyourfourthsemesterorabove,youmustfulfill the30creditrequirementinPerformanceConcentratecoursesbycompletingoneormore ApprovedSpecifiedElectives.

RequiredCoursesinthePerformanceMajor
PIVC111 PrivateInstructionlevel1,30minutes. PIVC112 PrivateInstructionlevel2,30minutes. PIVC211andRPVC211 PrivateInstruction3withRecitalPreparation3(30minuteseach).Maybetakenwithone teacher,orsplitbetweentwo.

PIVC212andRPVC212 PrivateInstruction4withRecitalPreparation4(30minuteseach).Maybetakenwithone teacher,orsplitbetweentwo. PIVC311withRPVC311andILRE375 PrivateInstruction5withRecitalPreparation5(30minuteseach)andTheRecitalWorkshop lab.Seedetailsbelow. PIVC312withRPVC312 PrivateInstruction6withRecitalPreparation6(30minuteseach).A10minute performanceisyourfinalforRPVC312.Seedetailsbelow. PIVC411withRPVC411 PrivateInstruction7withRecitalPreparation7(30minuteseach).A30minutejury performanceisyourfinalforRPVC411.Seeyoursyllabusfordetails.Seedetailsbelow. PIVC412withRPVC412 PrivateInstruction8withRecitalPreparation8(30minuteseach).Yourseniorrecitalisyour finalforRPVC412.Seeyoursyllabusfordetails.Seedetailsbelow. ILVC271Microphones,PASystemsandtheSinger Alabforvocalistsprovidinganoverviewofsoundreinforcementequipmentcurrentlyused inliveperformanceandhowtouseiteffectively. PSVC425AdvancedVocalImprovisationTechniques Refinementofimprovisationskillsvialisteningexercisesandsolotranscription,analysisand performanceofrecordedsolos.Emphasisonstandard,jazz,Latinandbluesstyles.

RecitalPreparationLessons
RecitalPreparationlessonsarerequiredofPerformancemajorsinthe3rdthrough8th semestersandleadtotheSeniorRecital,whichisthePerformanceMajor'srequiredfinal project.RecitalPreparationlessonsfocusondevelopingperformancetechnique,expanding repertoireandimprovingyoursenseofmusicaldirectioninbuildingaperformance. StudentsmaytaketheirRecitalPreparationlessonswiththesameinstructortheystudy PrivateInstructionwith,ortheymaydividedbetweentwoinstructors.Studentsmayalso taketheirVoiceRecitalPreparationwithaninstructorinadifferentinstrumental department,oronadeclaredsecondaryinstrument(seebelow). Ifyouareinexperiencedinonstageperformance,theRecitalPreparationseriescanhelp youselectandpreparepiecesthatwillhelpbuildconfidenceandrefineperformanceskills. Ifyouareanexperiencedperformer,RecitalPreparationlessonsandperformancespresent agreatopportunitytoexperiencenewchallengesandgrowbeyondyourprovenstrengths. Performancemajorsarerequiredtotakethe6levelsofRecitalPreparationin6successive semesters,andtheymusttakethecorrespondingPrivateInstructionlevels(3through8)at thesametime.

RPVC211RecitalPreparationLevel3Voice RecitalPreparation3isthefirstlevelofRecitalPrep.Thisoneononeinstructionbeginsto prepareyouforyourseniorrecital.ThereisnofinalperformancerequirementforRPslevel 3through5. RPVC212RecitalPreparationLevel4Voice RecitalPreparation4preparesyouforyourseniorrecital.Thereisnofinalperformance requirementforRPlevel5. RPVC311RecitalPreparationLevel5Voice RecitalPreparation5preparesyouforyourseniorrecital.Thereisnofinalperformance requirementforRPlevel5. ILRE375RecitalWorkshopforPerformancemajors Topicscoveredincluderepertoire,stagepresence,mentalpreparation,memorization,and constructivecriticism.Eachstudentperformsthreesolosduringthesemesterand participatesindiscussionofinclassperformances.YourRecitalPreparation1private instructorwillhelpyouprepareyoursolosforthisclass. RPVC312RecitalPreparationLevel6Voice RecitalPreparation6(RP6)includesatenminuteprivateperformancebeforeVoice DepartmentFaculty.YouwillbecontactedbeforemidtermswithyourRP6Final Performancedateandtime.YoumusthaveyourprogramapprovedbyyourRecitalPrep instructor.YourRP6FinalPerformanceprogramshouldbepreparedwiththefollowing guidelines:

RP6studentsmustprovidetheirownrhythmsectionfortheirperformance. Studentsshouldprepare10minutesofmusic,includingbetweentwoandthree selections. Allselectionsmustbeperformedfrommemory. SongsmustbeapprovedbyyourRecitalPrepteacher. AllpreparedsongsmustbeincludedinyourSeniorRecital. RP6studentsmusthaveleadsheetspreparedforrhythmsectionaccompaniment Vocalistsareresponsibleforbringingamicrophoneandcord,hookingituptothePA andadjustingvolume,eq,andprocessorsettings.

RPVC411RecitalPreparationLevel7Voice RecitalPreparation7(RP7)includestheJury(whichisapreviewoftheSeniorRecital)as thefinalexam.InordertoreceivecreditforRecitalPreparation3andproceedtoRecital Preparation4,youmustreceiveapassinggradeforyourJury.YourJuryperformancewillbe evaluatedbyapaneloftwoteachersfromthevoicedepartment. TheJuryisa30minuteprivateperformanceofmaterialincludedinyourSeniorRecital.You willbecontactedbeforemidtermswithyourRP7Jurydateandtime.Youmusthaveyour programapprovedbyyourRecitalPrepinstructor.YourJuryprogramshouldbeprepared withthefollowingguidelines: Repertoire

RP7studentsmustprovidetheirownrhythmsectionfortheirperformance.

Studentsshouldprepare25minutesofmusic,includingatleastsixselections.All selectionsmustbeperformedfrommemory. SongsmustbeapprovedbyyourRecitalPrepteacher. YourJurypiecesmustrepresenttherangeofmusicalselectionsandstyles(e.g. ballad,mediumswing,Latin)whichwillbeincludedinyourSeniorRecital performance. AllpreparedsongsmustbeincludedinyourSeniorRecital.

Accompaniment

SingersmustpresenttheirJurieswithfullRhythmSectionaccompaniment.We stronglyrecommendthatkeyboardpersonnelperformwiththeinstrument(s)tobe usedintherecitalperformance.Exceptionsmustbediscussedwithyourprivate teacherandtheDepartmentChair.

SoundReinforcement

TheVoiceDepartmentrequirestheuseofappropriatesoundreinforcement equipment(e.g.,PAsystem,microphone,monitorspeakers)fortheJury performance.

RPVC412RecitalPreparation8/SeniorRecital RecitalPreparation8(requiredof8thsemesterPerformancemajors)includestheSenior Recitalasthefinalexam. YourSeniorRecitalprogrammustconsistofatleast45minutesofmusicandshouldoffera diverseselectionofidiomsandstyles.Theprogrammustberepresentativeofyourmajor. YourRecitalprogrammustbeapprovedbyyourRecitalPrepteacher.TheRecitalis scheduledthroughtheConcertOffice.Recitalprotocolandproceduresmustbeobserved. RecitalDate

Youmustconsultwithyourprivateteacher(s)beforeacceptingaSeniorRecitaldate. Teacherswillmakeeveryefforttoattend.Whenthisisnotpossible,adesignated representativeoftheVoiceDepartmentfacultywillbepresent.

Repertoire/SongSelection

Aminimumoffortyfive(45)minutesofmusicmustbepresentedintheSenior Recital.Allselectionsmustbeperformedfrommemory. AllselectionspreparedfortheJurymustbeincluded. TheRecitalprogramshouldfeatureeitheronegeneralstylewithrepresentative subgroupings(e.g.,Jazzrubato,ballads,mediumswing,Latinjazz)oravarietyof styles. Theprogramordermustreflectcarefulconsiderationofbalance,contrasting tempos,andpacing.

RehearsalConsiderations

YouareexpectedtoworkcloselywithyourRPteacheronallaspectsofrecital preparation(e.g.,developmentofapracticalrehearsalschedule,instrumentation requirements,arrangingconcepts,verbalintroductions,acknowledgments,etc.). Singersareresponsibleforarrangingatleastone(1)teachersupervisedrehearsal.

PrintedProgram Theprogrammustinclude:

BirthanddeathdatesofTraditionalcomposers. Composerandlyricistnamesofcontemporarypieces. Songsourcesforfilmandtheatermusic.

ProgramSelections

Youareexpectedtofollowtheexactorderoftheselectionsastheyappearinthe printedprogram. Onstagesubstitutions,additions,ordeletionswillnotbepermittedunderany circumstances.

Personnel

Allpersonnellistedontheprogram(e.g.,instrumentalists,backupsingers,guest artists,etc.)areexpectedtoperformintheRecital.Changesinpersonnelcanbe madeonlyinexceptionalcircumstancesandmusthavethepriorapprovalofyourRP teacher.

ApprovedSpecifiedElectivesinthePerformanceMajor AllcourseswiththeprefixPSI(x)willbeacceptedasASE's.PSI(x)coursesarePerformance Studiescourseswherefocusedstudyofimprovisationiscentraltothecurriculum.A samplingofPerformanceStudiescoursesarelistedbelow.Seetheregistrationmanualfora fulllisting. PSX495ProfessionalPerformanceInternshipMattMarvuglio MonitoredandevaluatedprofessionalworkexperienceforthePerformanceMajor.To applyforaninternship,studentsmustseetheinternshipcoordinatorintheOfficeof ExperientialLearningpriortoregistering.Placementislimitedtosituationsavailablefrom orapprovedbytheOfficeofExperientialLearningandtheappropriatePerformance DepartmentChairoradesignee.

VII.PerformanceMajors:SecondaryInstruments
Welcome|VoiceEnsemblesandLabs|PrivateInstruction|CreditByExam|FinalExams PerformanceMajor|SecondaryInstruments|PerformanceStudies|Repertoire VocalPerformancemajorswhoalsoplayaninstrumentproficientlymaydeclareitastheir secondaryinstrument. Minimumprivateinstructionresidencyonasecondaryinstrumentistwosemestersof study.Studentsmaydeclareonlyonesecondaryinstrument.Studentswhowishto

declareasecondaryinstrumentneedtoseethedepartmentchairofthatinstrumentto scheduleanaudition.Theinstrumentaldepartmentchairswillschedulerecital preparationlessonsonsecondaryinstrumentsandanyadditionallessonsoutsidetheir department. RecitalPreparationlessonsonthesecondaryinstrumentsupporttheRecitalPreparation Program.PreferentialregistrationforPIXXandRPXXcoursesisprovidedforperformance majors:principalinstruments,firstchoice;andsecondaryinstrument,secondchoice.To participateinensemblesonasecondaryinstrument,contacttheEnsembleDepartment foranaudition.

VIII.PerformanceStudiesElectives
Welcome|VoiceEnsemblesandLabs|PrivateInstruction|CreditByExam|FinalExams PerformanceMajor|SecondaryInstruments|PerformanceStudies|Repertoire ImprovisationCourses MostBerkleestudentssaythatdevelopingtheirimprovisationskillsisanimportantmusical goal.Asavocalisthere,youcanstrengthenyourimprovisationtechniquesinstyles includingjazz,rock,Latin,andworldmusic. WeespeciallyrecommendimprovisationstudiesforstudentswhoarePerformancemajors. Thefollowingcoursesareelectablebystudentsinallmajors: PSIJ371PerformingHarmonyWorkshop1 Recommendedforperformersinterestedindevelopingtheirmusicalear. PSIJ372PerformingHarmonyWorkshop2 Advancedmelodicmaterial. Jazz PSIJ211JazzImprovisationalTechniques HighlyrecommendedifyouareconsideringanyofthePerformanceStudies'jazz improvisationclassesandwouldliketobegintodevelopthelanguageusedinjazz improvisation. PSIJ215StandardJazzRepertoire1 RecommendedforstudentswhotaketheJazzImprovisationTechniques15series:These classesareleveledandinstrumentallybalanced;studentsperformweekly. PSIJ216StandardJazzRepertoire2 AsequeltoPSIJ215,thiscoursecontinuestheprocessofbuildingandretainingafunctional repertoireofjazzstandardsinbebop,Latin,balladandcontemporarystyles. PSIJ271Ready,Aim,Improvise! Usingthelecture/demonstrationformat,thiscourseexploresindetailthecriticalareas involvedinlearninghowtoimproviseinthejazzidiom.Thiscourseisrecommendedfor serious,careermindedstudentsofjazzimprovisationatbeginning,intermediateand advancedlevels,especiallythosewhotaketheJazzImprove16courseseries.

PSIJ331TheJazzLine Aperformancecenteredclasscoveringjazzvocabularyandtheconstructionofjazz melodiesbasedonthetraditionsofplayersincludingCharlieParker,JohnColtrane,Sonny Rollins,SonnyStitt,KennyDorham,andothers. PSIJ335MelodicStructuresinImprovisation Aperformancecenteredclasscoveringmelodiccellsandtheirpermutationsappliedto improvisinginavarietyofsettings.Studyofmultitonicsystems(Coltranechanges)and theirapplicationaseitherharmonyorsubstitutions. PSIJ341PentatonicsinImprovisation Aperformancecenteredclasscoveringminor7,minor6,minor7(b5),majorb6andall diminishedrelatedpentatonicsandtheirapplicationtoimprovisationandthecreationof melodiesandusagecharts.Voiceleadingandapproachsystemsasusedbymaster improvisersincludingWayneShorter,JohnColtrane,JoeHenderson,andothers. *PSIJ221,315,321,322,421,422,433:Theseclassesareinstrumentallybalanced; studentsperformweekly. PSIJ221JazzImprovisationTechniques1 AnidealfollowuptoPSIJ211JazzImprovisationalTechniques. PSIJ255TheMusicofWayneShorter Historic,stylistic,andperformancebasedoverviewofthecompositionsandimprovisations ofWayneShorter,coveringtheperiodfromthelate1950stothepresent. PSIJ315ImprovisationonStandardSongs ThisclassisrecommendedforstudentsconsideringtakingPSIJ322JazzImprovisation Techniques3. PSIJ321JazzImprovisationTechniques2 AnexpansionofthefundamentalimprovisationalskillsdevelopedinPSIJ221,withthe introductionoftechniquesthatwillfurtherenhanceyourpersonalimprovisationalstyle. PSIJ322JazzImprovisationTechniques3 Anintermediatelevelcourseintroducingapproachestoimprovisationthatrequiresasolid backgroundinharmonicandtonalconcepts. PSIJ421JazzImprovisationTechniques4 Anupperlevelcourserecommendedforstudentswithwelldevelopedimprovisationalskills andconceptswhoareinterestedinfurtherdevelopingtheirownpersonalstylethrough detailedapplication. PSIJ422JazzImprovisationTechniques5 Anadvancedcourserecommendedforstudentswhohavealreadybeguntodeveloptheir ownpersonalmusicstyles. PSIJ423JazzImprovisationTechniques6 Anadvancedcourseofferingsophisticatedapproachesandconcepts.

PSIJ311ChordScaleTheoryinImprovisation Designedforperformers,thiscoursewillexaminetheapplicationofchordscalesto harmonicprogression. PSIJ325JazzInterpretation Developmentofapersonalandindividualjazzstylethroughemphasisonreading, improvisation,andinterpretativetechniques. PSVC325VocalImprovisationintheJazzIdiom Syllabicpitchandrhythmicexercisesforthevoiceandapplicationtoavarietyofstyles. Analysisofvariousrecordingartists. PSVC425AdvancedVocalImprovisationTechniques Refinementofimprovisatoryskillsvialisteningexercisesandtranscription,analysis,and performanceofsolosinstandardjazz,Latin,andbluesstyles. PSIM327ImprovisationintheJazzBluesIdiom Astudyofbasicbluesplayinginthejazzidiom.Recommendedforthebeginningto intermediateimproviserinterestedinthisgenre. PSIJ425AdvancedJazzImprovisationalTechniques Recommendedforstudentswhohaveensembleratingsof6666. PSIJ351PerformanceandAnalysisofBebopMusic AnalysisandperformanceofmusicinthestyleofCharlieParker,DizzyGillespie,Clifford Brown,KennyDorham,andothers. Rock PSIM231RockImprovisationalTechniques1 Majortechniquesdiscussedinthiscourseincludepacing,rhythmicdensity,melodicand rhythmicembellishment,chordscalepractice,andnonharmonicmelodynotes. PSIM235ImprovisationintheRockR&BIdiom Astudyofbasicbluesplayingintherock/R&Bidiom.Recommendedforthebeginningto intermediateimproviserinterestedinthisplayingidiom. PSIM335ImprovisationintheJazzRock/FusionIdioms MajorplayersandgroupstobeanalyzedwillbeTheYellowjackets,MichaelBrecker,David Sanborn,andChickCorea.Thisclasswillperformoriginalcompositionsinanendofthe semesterfinalperformance. PSPR381CommercialBandWorkshop Performancesofmusicinvariousstylesappropriatetogeneralbusinessjobs. PSPR363ProgressiveRockPerformance Astudyintegratingperformanceoftheprogressiverockstyleofthe'70's:repertoire, instrumentation,forms,sound,andothermusicalelementsleadingtoemulationand creativereproductionofthismusicalgenre.

Latin PSIM341ImprovisationintheLatin/JazzIdiom PerformanceandanalysisofLatin/Jazzmusicandrelatedsongforms.Concentrationon samba,calypso,bossaandcontemporaryLatingrooves.Theclasswillincludearhythm sectionplusvariedinstrumentationandwillperforminarecitalattheendofthesemester. WorldMusic LHAN345MusicofAfrica,LatinandSouthAmerica AstudyofthemajormusicsandculturesofAfrica,andoftheinteractionofAfricanand EuropeanculturesintheNewWorldofLatinAmericaandSouthAmerica,focusingonthe waythesecultureshaveproducednewmusicalformsasaresult. LHAN346MusicofIndia,theEastandEasternEurope AstudyofthemusicofNorthIndiaandothermusicsandculturesoftheNearEastandFar East,includingJapan,Indonesia,andTurkey,aswellasEasternEurope,includingGreece, Bulgaria,andGeorgia.Thefocusofstudywillbeontheinteractionofculturestoproduce newmusicalforms. Additionalperformancestudiescourses R&B PSPR361Motown AnalysisandperformanceofmusicbysuchartistsasStevieWonder,MarthaReevesandthe Vandellas,SmokeyRobinson,MarvinGaye,DianaRossandtheSupremes,theTemptations, andGladysKnightandthePips.Anendofsemesterpublicperformanceisnormally scheduled. StagePerformance Stageperformanceworkshopsareopentostudentsinanymajor. PST351StagePerformanceTechniques Recommendedforinstrumentalistsandvocalistsinterestedindevelopingonstage performancepresentationskills. PST471StagePerformanceWorkshop1Rock&PopIdiom PST472StagePerformanceWorkshop2Rock&PopIdiom Allperformancesareinarock/popbandformat.Classespresentanendofsemesterfinal performance. Concert/theatreproduction PST451TheMusicalDirector Eachstudentwillbeassignedtoaspecificfacultydirectedconcert(JazzRockEnsemble, Singers'Showcase,RecordingEnsemble,etc.)asaproductionassistanttotheconcertand willwriteandconductsomeofthemusic. PST385ElementsofTheatreProduction Staginganddirectingmusicalproductions,acquisitionofmaterialsbudgeting,organization ofproductionstaff.Howtoaudition;responsibilitiesofproductiondepartments;conducting rehearsalsandperformances.

Injuryprevention PSH238AwarenessTrainingforMusicians Selfawarenessexerciseswillbeusedtoimprovethekinestheticsenseone'ssenseof oneselfinmovementenablingtheinstrumentalisttoavoidinjuriesduetooveruseand/or misuse,aswellashelpingtodevelopsensitivity,clarity,andpowerinmusicalproduction. Internship PSX492ProfessionalPerformanceInternship MonitoredandevaluatedprofessionalworkexperienceforthePerformanceMajor. PerformanceMajorAdvisor JimOdgrenistheadvisorforthePerformanceMajor.Heisavailableinroom5Z1(1140 Boylston)totalkwithyouaboutImprovandPerformanceStudiescourses,andtohelpyou selectthecoursesthatbestmeetyourgoalsandinterests.

IX.SongRepertoireandCategoriesofStyle
Welcome|VoiceEnsemblesandLabs|PrivateInstruction|CreditByExam|FinalExams PerformanceMajor|SecondaryInstruments|PerformanceStudies|Repertoire TRADITIONALIDIOMreferstoWesternEuropeanClassicalpieces(ariasandartsongs)and classicalsongrepertoirewrittenbyAmericancomposers.(Seeexamplesatendofbooklet). Note:MusicalTheaterandOperettapiecesreferstoearly'AmericanMusicTheater Classics'andoperettascirca19101960.Amusicaltheateroroperettacanbeusedasthe Traditionalrequirementutilizingthefollowingcriteria:

SongrepertoiremustbefromearlyMusicTheater,circa19101960.. MusicalTheaterpiecemustbesungina'legit'style(noembellishmentsunless indicatedbythecomposer)anddemonstratesmooth,connectedmovement betweennotes(legatolines).

SongExamplesfromearlyMusicalTheaterShowsinclude: Showboat,BabesinArms,KissMeKate,TheMusicMan,TheFantasticks,Carousel,Roberta, SongofNorway,SouthPacific,StreetScene,Finian'sRainbow,Brigadoon,TheKingandI, HMSPinafore,TheMerryWidow,TheChocolateSoldier,RoseMarie,Camelot,Kismet,My FairLady,Allegro,LostintheStars,FlowerDrumSong,PorgyandBess,Oklahoma,PalJoey, andSoundofMusic NegroSpirituals: Therearemanyopinionsandtheoriesinregardstotheauthenticityofhowspirituals evolvedandhowtheyshouldbesung.(Spiritualsincludedsongsusedinchurchrevival meetingsinthelate18thcentury,religioussongs,slavesongs,worksongsandfieldhollers). FortheFirstFourSemesters,vocalistsmayincludeonlyONEspiritualtofulfillthe Traditionalrequirement.Thespiritualmustbesungintheoriginalkeyandarrangementof thecomposer/arrangerandapprovedbytheChairorAssistantChair.QualifyingSong Repertoiremustdemonstratethefollowing: VocalPerformancemustdemonstrate:

Range Upperregister Skillfuldictionappropriateforsongstyle Smoothconnectedmovementbetweennotes(legatolines) Coordinated,lowbreathsupport Appropriatephrasing Tonequalitythatisunforcedandclear Noembellishmentofmelodyunlessindicatedbycomposer/arranger

Englishayresand/ortraditionalfolksongsmaybeincludedwithinthefirstfoursemesters tofulfilltheTraditionalRequirementutilizingthefollowingcriteria:

Songrepertoiremustbefromearly19101960 Piecemustbesungina'legit'style(noembellishmentunlessindicatedby composer)anddemonstratesmooth,connectedmovementbetweennotes. Mustbesungwithatonequalitythatisunforcedandclear

JazzIdiomreferstoallstylesanderasofjazz(fromearlybluesandjazztoavantgarde), writtenprimarilybyAmericancomposersanddisplayingspecificimprovisationaltechniques characteristicoftheidiom.SelectionsthatqualifyundertheJazzIdiomshoulddemonstrate thefollowing:


Vocalapproachshouldbesunginanonclassicalornon'legit'style Songmustdemonstraterhythmicphrasingandimprovisationindicativeofjazzstyle Songdeliveryshoulddemonstrateimprovisationaltechniquessuchasscatsinging, backphrasing,controlofvibrato,alteringofrhythmormelody

CONTEMPORARYIDIOMreferstoallstylesofvocalmusicthatarenonTraditional,written primarilybyAmericancomposersandconsideredtobethecommercialmusicofgeneral audiences(e.g.,pop,rock,country,folk,rhythm&blues).

RepresentativeClassicalRepertoireforVocalStudy(17thCenturyPresent)
ENGLAND Britten,Benjamin Campion,Thomas Dowland,John Handel,George Frideric Purcell,Henry Sullivan,Arthur VaughanWilliams, Ralph ITALY Caccini,Giulio Donizetti,Gaetano Gluck,Christoph 20thcentury Renaissance Renaissance Baroque Baroque 19thcentury 19th20th century Baroque Romantic Classical GERMANY Bach,JohannSebastian Beethoven,Ludwigvan Brahms,Johannes Franz,Robert Haydn,FranzJoseph Mendelssohn,Felix Mozart,Wolfgang Amadeus Schoenberg,Arnold Schubert,Franz Schumann,Robert Strauss,Richard Wagner,Richard Baroque Classical Romantic Romantic

Classical Romantic Classical Expressionism Romantic Romantic Romantic Romantic

Willibald Monteverdi,Claudio Baroque Mozart,Wolfgang Classical Amadeus Pergolesi,Giovanni Baroque Scarlatti,Alessandro Baroque Verdi,Guiseppe Romantic

Webern,Antonvon Wolf,Hugo CZECHOSLOVAKIA Dvorak,Antonin NORWAY Grieg,Edvard UNITEDSTATES Bernstein,Leonard Cook,WillMarion Copland,Aaron Griffes,Charles Ives,Charles MacDowell,Edward

Expressionism Romantic Nationalism19th century Nationalism19th century 20thc. 19th20thc. 20thc. 20thc. 19th20thcentury 19th20thcentury

FRANCE Debussy,Claude Impressionism Lully,JeanBaptiste Baroque Milhaud,Darius 20thcentury Poulenc,Francis 20thcentury Rameau,Jean Baroque Philippe Ravel,Maurice Impressionism SaintSaens,Camille 19th20th century

CLASSICALREPRESENTATIVESONGMATERIALS
"Candide(Selections)" "FolkSongs" "HowStillTheNight" "IAttemptFromLove'sSicknessToFly" "InTheGarden"(English) "LoveHasEyes" "Page,The" "PeterPan(Selections)" "WhenLovePassedBy" "Compensation" "Grief" "ILoveThee"(English) "Lament" "LassWithTheDelicateAir,The" "LastRoseOfSummer,The" "LondonderryAir" "MinstrelMan" "MyHeartAtThySweetVoice" (English;fromSamsonandDelilah) "Solveig'sSong"(English) "SongOfTheVolgaBoatmen" (English)RussianFolkSong LeonardBernstein BenjaminBritten AdolfJensen HenryPurcell WilliamSchuman SirHenryBishop AntonRubinstein LeonardBernstein WilliamJ.McCo CharlesLloyd,Jr. WilliamGrantStill EdvardGrieg GeorgeWalker MichaelArne OldIrishAir OldIrishAir MargaretBonds CamilleSaintSaens EdvardGrieg FelixMendelssohn

"ILovedYou" AdolphusC.Hailstork "ILovedYou"(English) ClausOgerman "MaryMagdalen"(SelectedArias;English) JulesMassenet "MyHeartEverFaithful,SingPraises"(Englis JohannSebastianBac "MySpiritWasInHeaviness" JohannSebastianBac (SelectedArias;English) "ParadiseLost"(SelectedArias) AntonRubinstein "SimpleSong,A"(fromMass) LeonardBernstein "SongAlbum" AaronCopland "SongWithoutWords,A" CharlesBrown "Estrellita" Ponce

OTHERTRADITIONALSONGS:
OlAmericanSongsBoosey&Hawkes FiveShakespeareSongsRogerQuilter "TheBoatmen'sDance" "ComeAway,Death" "TheLittleHorses" "OMistressMine" "Zion'sWalls" "Blow,Blow,ThouWinterWind" "TheDodger" "FearNoMoreTheHeatO'TheSun" "TheGoldenWillowTree" "UnderTheGreenwoodTree" "LongTimeAgo" "ItWasALoverAndHisLass" "AtTheRiver" "TakeOTakeThoseLipsAway" "IBoughtMeACat" "Hey,Ho,TheWindAndTheRain" SongAnthologyOneSelected,arr.,trans.by "ChingARingChaw" "SimpleGifts" AnneandWilliamLeyerle "Ah!MioCor" FiveFolkSongsLuigiZaminelli "LouBailero" "TheWaterIsWide" "Ah!MonBerger" "ComeAllYouFairAndTenderLadies" "Madrigal" "Go'WayFromMyWindow" "ApresUnReve" "IKnowWhereI'mGoin'" "Mandoline" "Arise,SweetMessengerOfMorn" "AllThePrettyLittleHorses" FolkSongsForSoloSingersJayAlthouse "NelCorPiuNonMeSento" "AmazingGrace" "BistDuBeiMir" "Greensleeves" "NurWerDieSehnsuchtKennt" "BlackIsTheColorOfMyTrueLove'sHair" "LizaJane" "DannyBoy" "OmbraMaiFu" "ToTheSky" "OMistressMine" "ScarboroughFair" "CaroMioBen" "She'sLikeTheSwallow" "RapsodiaPrimaverile" "AngelsTroughTheNight" "ComeAgain,SweetLove" "HomewardBound" "Romance" "CrossTheWideMissouri" "ComeUntoTheseYellowSands" "RuleBritannia" International Folk Songs, such as: "DeepRiver" "Valentina" (Mexico) "SchlagendeHerzen" "El Tecolote" (Mexico) "DerLeiermann" "A Thousand Mile Away" (Australian) "Shenandoah" "Do You Think That I Do Not Know" "DieNacht" (Australian)

"SighNoMore,Ladies" "DieRingAnMeinemFinger" "UnMotoDiGioja" "Elegie" "VadoBenSpesso" "Villanelle" "FareYouWell" "VittoriamioCore" "Greensleeves" "KommtDirManchmalInDenSinn"

"The Bird in the Bush" (Celtic) "Yerushalem" (Uganda) "Half Moon Climbing" (Chinese) "My Beloved Home" (Chinese) "Topitsya vogorode banya" (Russian)"Volksliedchen" "I Attempt From Love's Sickness To Fly" "Wayfaring Stranger" "In Haven" "Where Corals Lie" "Joshua Fought The Battle Of Jerico

JAZZREPRESENTATIVESONGS
"Ain'tMisbehavin'" Razaf/Waller&Brook "AllBlues" "AllOfMe" "AllOfYou" "AllTheThingsYou Are" "Always" "Bewitched" "ButNotForMe" M.Davis Simons&Marks C.Porter "I'veGotACrushOn George&Ira You" Gershwin "I'veGotYouUnder C.Porter MySkin" "JoySpring" KayeBrown "JustOneOfThose C.Porter Things" "LittleGirlBlue" RodgersHart "LoveForSale" "Meditation" "MidnightSun" C.Porter A.Jobim MercerBurke& Hampton "MoodIndigo" EllingtonMills Bigard "Moody'sMoodFor MoodyJefferson Love" "MyFunnyValentine" RodgersHart "NightAndDay" C.Porter

HammersteinKern I.Berlin RodgersHart George&IraGershw

"ChegaDeSaudade(N A.Jobim MoreBlues)" "ComeRainOrCome MercerArlen Shine" "Ev'ryTimeWeSay C.Porter Goodbye" "FolksWhoLiveOnTh HammersteinKern Hill,The" "GirlFromIpanema, A.Jobim The" "GoodBait" T.Dameron "HaveYouMetMiss RodgersHart Jones" "ICan'tGetStarted" I.GershwinDuke "IConcentrateOnYou C.Porter

"NightHasAThousan GarrettWayne Eyes,The" Weisman "OnGreenDolphin WashingtonKaper Street" "OneNoteSamba" A.Jobim "OurLoveIsHereTo George&Ira Stay" Gershwin "'RoundMidnight" MonkWilliams Hanighen "SatinDoll" MercerStrayhorn Ellington "SomeoneToWatch George&Ira OverMe" Gershwin "SophisticatedLady" Mills&Parish

"ILovesYou,Porgy" Heyward/George& IraGershwin "IRememberClifford" B.Golson "IShouldCare" CahnStordahlWesto

"IfYouCouldSeeMe T.Dameron Now" "InAMellowTone" GablerEllington "InASentimental MillsKurtEllington Mood" "ItHadToBeYou" KahnJones

"SpringIsHere"

Ellington RodgersHart

"TakeThe'A'Train" Strayhorn "Triste" A.Jobim "WayYouLook Tonight,The" FieldsKern

REPRESENTATIVEAMERICANNEGROSPIRITUALS
"I'veBeen'Buked" "WalkTogetherChildren" "Ain'tgottimetodie" "I'llNeverTurnBackNoMo" "RideDeChariot(inthemo'ninLord)" "GoodNews(DeChariot'sComin)" "WereYouThere?" "SweetLittleJesusBoy" "EzekielSawdeWheel" "SometimesIFeelLikeAMotherlessChild" "SwingLow,SweetChariot" "DeepRiver" "NobodyKnowsDeTroublesI'veSeen" "ByAn'By"

CONTEMPORARYREPRESENTATIVEARTISTSANDCOMPOSERS
BonnieRaitt BurtBacharach DavidFoster MichelLeGrand KennyRogers JoanBaez GlennFrey JohnLennon AnitaBaker DavidGates MelissaManchester LindaRonstadt LionelRitchie ReginaBelle LarryGatlin HenryMancini CaroleBayerSager CherylBentyne BarryGibb JohnnyMandel BozScaggs (ManhattanTransfer)*GabrielleGoodman** BarryManilow Marilyn&AlanBergma RandyGoodrum BarryMann&CynthiaNeilSedaka CarlySimon StephenBishop JayGraydon Weil PaulSimon MichaelBolton MarvinHamlisch J.D.Martin TomSnow DavidBowie LalahHathaway* MichaelMasser Sting PeaboBryson PaulMcCartney JulianaHatfield* KateBush DonHenley MichaelMcDonald MichaelStipe BarbraStreisand MariahCarey JamesHorner BetteMidler TierneySutton* PeterCetera BruceHornsby JoniMitchell JamesTaylor RayCharles WhitneyHouston MichaelMurphy LutherVandross ArmstedChristian JaniceIan WillieNelson BillyOcean GinoVannelli PaulaCole* JamesIngram JeffreyOsborne JimmyWebb BillyJoel JudyCollins DollyParton PaulWilliams PhilCollins ChakaKhan StevePerry SteveWinwood JohnDenver CaroleKing RobertPlant StevieWonder PattiLaBelle CelineDion *VoiceDepartmentAlumni **VoiceDepartmentFaculty