Advanced Jazz/Blues Vocal Ensemble
Offered - Fall, Spring, Summer
Course number - ENVC-422
Advanced jazz/blues vocal performance ensemble designed to prepare students for solo performance in ensembles and other performing venues within a specific song style. Vocalists will learn how to count off tempos of songs with different grooves and meters and work on arrangements, while developing improvisation skills, microphone technique, stage presence, and communication with the rhythm section. Repertoire will include standards, bebop, fusion, songs without words, and post-1960 jazz compositions.
Course Chair: Anne Peckham
Prerequisites: ENVC-122 and overall ensemble rating 3
Required of: None
Electable by: Voice principals