M/J Vocal Techniques 1: MU.68.S.2.2

Big Idea: Skills, Techniques, and Processes
  • Understanding: Development of skills, techniques, and processes in the arts strengthens our ability to remember, focus on, process, and sequence information.
    • Benchmark: Transfer performance techniques from familiar to unfamiliar pieces.
☆ Categorized as Essential (E) ☆ To be evaluated by Prepared Performance (P)

Students will be able to:

  • apply concepts of proper singing technique to newly introduced material.
  • discuss the accuracy, speed, and comprehension of learning a new piece.

Students will know:

  • Technical Preparation: intonation, pitch accuracy, rhythmic precision, balance, entrances, releases
  • Tone Quality: breath support, register adjustment, vowels, blend
  • Musical Effect: tempo, phrasing, musical line, dynamics, style, articulations