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PERFORMING ARTS

PERF-356
Diction for Singers (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

An introduction to the diction rules required for lyric (sung) Italian, French, and German, and application of those rules through practical application in songs, arias, and vocal chamber music. International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is introduced and used to assist students in learning consistent foreign language and as a tool for additional communication among singers, teachers, and coaches when discussing questions of lyric diction. Usually offered alternate springs.