Advanced Performance Skills for the Background Singer
Offered - Fall, Spring, Summer
Course number - ENVC-375
A continuation of ILVC-281, Performance Skills for Live Background Vocalists, concentration will be on more difficult and advanced vocal arrangements in live performance venues. Topics integrated into assigned materials will address intonation, blend, rhythmic phrasing, singing riffs and embellishments, entrances and cutoffs, voicings, blend, articulation, written arrangements as well as rote or "head" arrangements, stage presence including movement while singing, microphone setting, and microphone technique. Written transcriptions and arrangements or lead sheets of specific arrangements may be assigned.
Course Chair: Anne Peckham
Prerequisites: Ensemble rating 5555 or by audition
Required of: None
Electable by: Voice principals