Lectures: 2 sessions / week, 1.5 hours / session
Exploration of Concert Repertoire for the Solo Artist.
This term we will focus upon the works of Women Composers. Students will gather biographical data and explore art songs, operatic arias, choral masterpieces, and arrangements employing sacred and secular texts. Additionally, students will conduct inquiry into works indicative of their own heritage.
A Timeline of the Women Composers Studied (PDF)
Week 1: Perform songs of your choosing
Week 2: Choose and begin to perform songs from the recommended repertoire
Week 7: Mid-term paper due
Week 10: Heritage paper due
Week 15: Culminating performance