Solo Repertoire & Audition Prep (MS)

Assigned Faculty: Cava Menzies & Lisa Forkish
Course Description:

Solo Recital W orkshop and Audition Prep is a course that focuses on providing solo vocal performance support to middle school students. The class is intended to prepare students for auditions both inside and outside of school. During this year- long course, students study 4 solo vocal pieces within the musical theatre, traditional, jazz, and contemporary idiom. Students will learn and memorize the piece, study the history of their particular genre, and research analyze the context in which their particular piece was performed and written. Students will also learn the fundamentals of V ocal technique and anatomy . Finally , students will have regular opportunities to perform in class in front of their peers and receive constructive critique on stage presence and technique. Proper audition techniques and preparation will be discussed.