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    Mississippi College
   
 
  Mar 21, 2019
 
GRADUATE CATALOG 2017-2018 
    
GRADUATE CATALOG 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

Master of Music in Voice Performance and Pedagogy, M.M. (32 sem. hrs.)


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The Master of Music in Voice Pedagogy and Performance prepares students to be cutting edge 21st-century voice pedagogues, while allowing the student to focus their pedagogic study in a variety of areas of artistic voice training.  Along with training in traditional voice performance, course content in voice science presents the student with fact-based voice pedagogy training in physiology and acoustics of singing.  Students will synthesize comparative pedagogy for competency in teaching Western Classical and Contemporary Commercial Music (CCM) styles.  The study of repertoire for teaching will prepare students with a thorough awareness of repertoire in all major styles to enhance voice technique. Those focus areas, along with potential for quantitative research produced through the facilities at MC and the University of Mississippi Medical Center's Voice Laboratory will equip these students to pursue careers as researchers, pedagogues, or performers.

All candidates for the Master of Music in Voice  Performance and Pedagogy must demonstrate competency in International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) or remedial course work in lyric diction may be required.  Prior to degree completion, candidates must demonstrate transcript record of two semesters of college French and German..

Audition Requirements

 Five selections from western classical repertoire, in a minimum of four languages.  One selection must be an aria from opera or oratorio.

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