MUSC 1400 Collegiate Chorale

Collegiate Chorale is a performance-oriented course designed to study and rehearse/perform standard concert choir literature encompassing periods of music history from the Renaissance through Contemporary. Students develop skills in sight reading, music theory and vocal technique within the ensemble setting. Choir members evaluate music performed using recordings (video and audio) of concerts. In addition, members evaluate recorded examples of literature the choir is currently rehearsing. Each musical work is performed with consideration to its cultural/historical context. This course may be repeated for a maximum of four credits applicable toward graduation. (2 lab) ARTS


1 credits

Transfer Status

Equivalent to UW

Major Topics

  • Sight-reading
  • Concert preparation
  • Listen to and analyze music


In order to successfully complete this course, the student will:

1. Rehearse and perform standard concert choir literature.

2. Discuss and study accurate performance practice.

3. Perform and discuss works affiliated with varied gender and ethnicity.

4. Evaluate performances and rehearsals through listening and discussion.

5. Develop an appreciation for the work?s contribution to our society.

Other Information

Any information placed here must be adhered to by all instructors:

Music studied by the student changes each semester, which gives the student opportunity to read, play, listen to and analyze music in different cultural / historical contexts. In addition students expand their abilities in each of these areas of music study.