Vocal Literature: The Music of Cole Porter – Part 1

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Study and perform over 24 famous Cole Porter compositions, some of the cleverest, funniest, and most romantic songs ever written, like “Night and Day,” “I Get A Kick Out of You,” “You’re the Top,” “Begin the Beguine,” and “My Heart Belongs to Daddy.” In this class, you’ll focus on melody, phrasing, lyric content, stylistic considerations, arrangements, performance techniques, and song forms that apply to Porter’s music. Part 1 of 2. At the end of the 12-week session, you will perform with an instrumental trio.

Suggested Prerequisite: Introduction to Jazz Singing