Certificate Program

These series of courses are required before students are eligible to audition for Outreach Tours. The training certificate is focused on developing performance skills, teaching techniques, and artistic growth.

Upon completion of the Music Outreach Tour Training Certificate the student will obtain:

  • The level suitable for participation in The Young Americans Music Outreach Tours.
  • Vocal skills for both solo and ensemble work.
  • General dance and movement skills.
  • Demonstrate artistic integrity and authenticity in performance.
  • Introduction to stagecraft and touring production skills.
  • Reading sheet music and understanding music theory at an intermediate level.
  • Working knowledge of health and safety skills necessary to protect the performers’ mind and body.
  • Personal and child development in conjunction with teaching methodologies to advance communication skills with peer performers, directors and workshop participants.
  • General understanding of cultural regions of the world and their sociological structures.

Requirements

All courses required for Music Outreach Tour Training Program are also requirements for the Associate of Arts in Performance. Students can complete the Music Outreach Tour Training Program while also working towards earning the Associate of Arts in Performance.

The Young Americans College of the Performing Arts reserves the right to alter curriculum as needed.

Certificate Program • 30 Units • All Courses Required

MU 101 – Chorale I or Chorale II – 2 units
MU 128 – Vocal Techniques I – 1 unit
MU 129 – Vocal Techniques II – 1 unit
MU 111 – Semi-Private Voice – 1 unit
MU 112 – Private Voice Instruction A – 1 unit
MU 121 – Piano I – 1 unit
MU 095 – Music Fundamentals – 3 units
MU 130 – Music Theory I – 3 units
DAN 120 – Classical Ballet I  -1 unit
DAN 121 – Jazz Dance I – 1 unit
DAN 123 – Tap Dance – 1 unit
THF 100 – Intro to Acting – 1 unit
THF 110 – Scene & Character Development – 1 unit
THF 115 – Improvisation – 1 unit
THF 150 – Intro to Stagecraft – 1 unit
ED 150 – Teaching Methods by Age and Development with Lab – 4 units
PSY 161 – Intro to Psychology – 3 units
SOC 171 – Intro to Sociology – 3 units

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