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Core Music Courses – Vocal Track

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Vocalists are required to take 91 credits of the following Core Music Courses: 28 credits of stylistically varying performance ensembles over eight semesters including: Vocal Performance (24 credits); and Vocal Jazz Ensemble (4 credits). (Note: 4 additional performance credits may be taken as Elective courses.) Additional required courses include: Ear training and Sight-singing (12 credits); Keyboard Proficiency (2 credits); Jazz Theory and Improvisation (12 credits); Jazz Composition (3 credits); The Great American Songbook (2 credits); Lyric Writing (2 credits); Western European Harmonic Practice (6 credits); Western European Music History (6 credits); Music Technology (5 credits); Business of Music (4 credits); Private Instruction (8 credits); and Senior Project (1 credit).

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“John Gove is an incredible professor with extensive knowledge in jazz theory. He teaches theory how it should be taught, which is direct application to your instrument in a playing context. I’ve never taken a better theory class with such a fine professor.”

— Richard Greig, CJC Student
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