Vocal Literature: The Music Of George & Ira Gershwin


Study and perform over 24 famous compositions by George and Ira Gershwin, the most popular songwriters of the Golden Age of Broadway, including songs such as “Embraceable You,” “I Got Rhythm,” “Summertime,” “I Loves You Porgy,” “But Not For Me,” “Our Love Is Here to Stay,” “S’ Wonderful,” “They Can’t Take That Away,” and “A Foggy Day.” You’ll focus on phrasing, lyric content, stylistic considerations, arrangements, and performance techniques that apply to Gershwin songs.

Suggested Prerequisite: Introduction to Jazz Singing