Accompanying Certificate Requirements

This program certifies that the student will have background in accompanying in various situations:  assisting vocal and instrumental soloists, accompanying school, community and church choirs, or working in theatre and dance.  Students will gain familiarity with proper rehearsal techniques, and basic vocal techniques as an aid in coaching and accompanying singers.  Students will gain practical experience in several historical styles of music, and learn appropriate techniques for each.

Certificate Requirements - 12 units
Select 4-8 units:
ACCOMPANYING AND COLLABORATIVE PIANO PRACTICUM
Select 1-3 units from the following:
UNIVERSITY CHOIRS (GA)
OPERA PERFORMANCE TECHNIQUES
PRACTICUM IN MUSIC THEATRE
VOCAL ENSEMBLE (GA)
CHAMBER MUSIC
Select 1-7 units from the following:
PRIVATE VOCAL INSTRUCTION (ELECTIVE)
PRIVATE VOCAL INSTRUCTION (NON-PRIMARY)
PRIVATE ORGAN INSTRUCTION (NON-PRIMARY)
CLASS VOICE I
PRIVATE VOCAL INSTRUCTION (NON-PRIMARY) LEVEL 2
APPLIED VOICE PEDAGOGY
PIANO PEDAGOGY
CHORAL AND KEYBOARD ARRANGING
VOCAL AND INSTRUMENTAL ACCOMPANYING

Note:  The student must be involved primarily as an accompanist in courses counted under No. 2.