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PERFORMING ARTS

PERF-496
Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic.

PERF-496
001
PERFORMING ARTS
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Vocal Literature and Performance

This course expands students' knowledge of vocal literature, repertoire, and history. There is a focus on IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) and diction. The course is directed toward majors and minors in the Department of Performing Arts (DPA), students registered for applied music lessons in voice, and members of DPA vocal performance ensembles. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

PERF-496
E01L
PERFORMING ARTS
SUMMER 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Power, Money and Ethics in the American Museum

American museums are at the crossroads of advocacy and diplomacy, reflective contemplation and community activation, fundraising and provision of common goods. This course explores the ethical, political, economic and social pressures at work in the 21st century American museum, with a particular focus on staff and audience engagement, donor relations, and the ethics of collections management and earned income. Meets with PERF-696 E01L.

PERF-496
001
PERFORMING ARTS
FALL 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

International Cultural Management

This course introduces students to how global trends affect local arts organizations. It is an applied policy course, where students are able to trace connections between the economic, political, and social issues affecting the world and day-to-day cultural management. Meets with PERF-696 001 and PERF-696 901.

PERF-496
002
PERFORMING ARTS
FALL 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Cultural Leadership

This course investigates leadership practice of artists, those who work in a cultural institution and cultural rights advocates. Students explore central concepts of leadership; examine how leadership works in the arts domain that interests them; review modalities of leadership development; and produce professional-grade writing related to their leadership goals. Meets with PERF-696 002.