|This course may be repeated for credit.|
|Course Cluster and Certificates: Christianity Studies|
This course will be a study of African American religious music through the medium of performance. The areas of study will consist of traditional gospel, contemporary gospel, spirituals, and hymns in the African American tradition. The members of the group will be chosen through a rigorous audition (with certain voice qualities and characteristics).
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|Course Format: Performance||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFAM-MN)(AFAM)(MUSC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
The scores of the music performed are to be studied and memorized.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Singing test; listening skills are often assessed.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Admission by audition.
First-year students are excluded.
Interested students should record a video of themselves singing without musical accompaniment for 59 seconds or less. Videos should be emailed to the instructor at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 10:00pm on 1/29/23. Videos will be reviewed and select students will be invited to audition on Monday, 1/30/23 for the instructor. Invited students will then sign up for an audition no later than 5pm on Monday 1/30/23.
Additional Requirements for Auditions:
In addition to your up to 59 second singing (only) video:
Include your name and class year
Indicate the part that you sing (SATB)
Write in 100 words or less why you think you would be a good fit for the Ebony Singers
Participants must have a quality voice, a melodic vocal sound. Students are required to perform in any scheduled performance.
|Instructor(s): Monts,Marichal B Times: .M..... 07:30PM-10:30PM; Location: RHH003; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 59
|Permission of instructor will be granted during the drop/add period. Students must submit either a ranked or unranked drop/add request for this course.|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
|Total Submitted Requests: 5||1st Ranked: 0||2nd Ranked: 0||3rd Ranked: 0||4th Ranked: 0||Unranked: 5|