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.