MUSC 207: Show Choir IV

Citrus College Course Outline of Record

Citrus College Course Outline of Record
Heading Value
Effective Term: Fall 2022
Credits: 4
Total Contact Hours: 144
Lecture Hours : 36
Lab Hours: 0
Hours Arranged: 108
Outside of Class Hours: 72
Prerequisite: Audition.
Transferable to CSU: Yes
Transferable to UC: No
Grading Method: Standard Letter

Catalog Course Description

This class is designed to develop student's "Show Choir" level to an advanced status. This class includes singing, dance and movement for vocalists and rhythm section/horn accompaniment. Public performance required. 36 lecture hours, 108 lab hours arranged.

Course Objectives

  • Communicate appropriate terms in advanced dance/movement and music.
  • Recognize, correctly sing and execute stylistically to the show choir genre.
  • Analyze and apply theoretical knowledge of individual pieces through rehearsal/performance settings.

Major Course Content

  1. Analysis of advanced repertoire available for Show Choir Ensemble.
  2. Advanced vocal and instrumental skills in Show Choir Setting IV.
  3. Refinement of rehearsal practices.
  4. Refinement of performance practices.
  5. Analysis of Show Choir literature
  6. Selection of advanced repertoire for public performance.
  7. Evaluation of performance

Hours Arranged Content

  1. Analysis of advanced Show Choir material
  2. Vocal and instrumental work at an advanced level
  3. Advanced blocking
  4. Refinement of groove, phrasing and styles
  5. Analysis and selection of appropriate Show Choir attire at advanced level
  6. Internet research
  7. Section rehearsals
  8. Preparation for performances
  9. Performances

Suggested Reading Other Than Required Textbook

Periodicals relevant to the Show Choir environment

Examples of Required Writing Assignments

Charts for selected material

Examples of Outside Assignments

Research stylistic elements pertinent to advanced Show Choir performance. Research literature relevant to advanced Show Choir settings.

Instruction Type(s)

Lecture, Lab, Online Education Lecture, Online Education Lab