Vocal Literature: The Music Of George & Ira Gershwin – Part 1

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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,” “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. Part 1 of 2. At the end of 12 weeks, you will perform with an instrumental trio.

Suggested Prerequisite: Introduction to Jazz Singing