Course Topics

MUS 130-430 (Applied Voice Lessons)

MUS 185 (Introduction to Opera Performance):

A four-week intensive introductory opera course designed for first-year students. This course focuses on opera history and literature, singing-acting skills, and culminates in a performance of opera scenes.

MUS 362 (Fall Opera Scenes):

Selections of scenes from standard operatic literature specially tailored to students' individual voices and talents, culminating in two performances at the end of the semester.

MUS 363 (Spring Opera):

A fully-staged and costumed opera that is rehearsed all semester and culminates in two performances in May.