Vocal Pedagogy Sample Schedule (Fall 2012) Week 1 (Aug. 20-24)



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Vocal Pedagogy Sample Schedule (Fall 2012)


Week 1 (Aug. 20-24)

Mon Introduction, Syllabus, Course Expectations

Wed Basic Anatomical Terminology


  • major planes

  • anterior

  • posterior

  • dorsal

  • ventral

  • medial

  • iateral

  • proximal

  • distal

  • superior

  • inferior

  • superficial

  • deep

Fri Large Bones

  • ribs

  • sternum

  • clavicles

  • skull

  • mandible

  • spinal column and neck

  • pelvis

Week 2 (Aug. 27-31)

Mon Terminology and Large Bones Test

Wed Major Muscles



  • intercostals

  • abdominals

  • diaphragm

  • epigastrum (It’s a region, not a muscle)

Large Cavities

  • abdominal Cavity

  • thoracic cavity

  • sinuses

Fri Cartilages of the Larynx

  • epiglottis

  • thyroid cartilage

  • cricoid cartilage

  • arytenoid cartilages

  • corniculate cartilages

  • cuneiform cartilages

  • hyoid bone (not a cartilage)

Week 3 (Sept. 3-7)

Mon Labor Day – No Class

Wed Major Muscles and Cavities Test

Fri Muscles of the Larynx


  • Intrinsic Muscles

    • cricothyroid muscle

    • cricoarytenoid muscle

    • thyroarytenoid muscles

    • interarytenoid muscles

  • suprahyoid muscles

  • infrahyoid muscles

  • strap muscles

Week 4 (Sept. 10-14)

Mon Folds, Spaces, and other Structures


  • false vocal folds

  • ventricular folds

  • ventricles

  • vestibule

  • aryepiglottic fold

  • true vocal folds

  • epithelium

  • lamina propria & layers

  • Reinke’s Space

  • vocal ligament

  • thyroarytenoid muscles

  • vocalis, muscularis

  • glottis

Wed Folds, Spaces, and other Structures (cont.)

Fri Putting it all together: Review of all laryngeal anatomy


Week 5 (Sept. 17-21)

Mon Laryngeal Anatomy Test

Wed Physiology of Phonation


  • subglottal

  • supraglottal

  • adduction

  • abduction

  • vibration

  • Bernoulli Principle

  • pressed onset

  • breathy onset

  • balanced onset

  • open quotient (OQ)

  • closed quotient (CQ)

  • electroglottography (EGG) and transducers

  • vibrato

Fri Physiology of Phonation cont.

Week 6 (Sept. 24-28)

Mon Physiology of Phonation Test

Wed Basic Acoustics



  • vibration

  • sound wave

  • waveform

  • compression

  • rarefaction

  • simple harmonic motion

  • complex harmonic motion

  • cycle

  • period

  • periodic cycle

  • aperiodic cycle

  • noise

  • frequency

  • pitch

  • fundamental frequency (Fo)

  • harmonics

  • overtones

  • partials

  • hertz (Hz)

  • amplitude

  • intensity (Io)

  • loudness

  • decibel (dB)

  • timbre

  • formants

  • singer’s formant

  • formant tuning

  • vowel formation and perception

Fri Acoustics (cont.)

Week 7 (Oct. 1-5)

Mon Acoustics Test

Wed Structures of Resonance



  • vocal tract

  • pharynx

  • nasopharynx

  • oropharynx

  • laryngopharynx

  • hard palate

  • velum/soft palate

  • uvula

  • zygomatic muscles

  • facial muscles

Fri Registers and Registration

  • Register theories

  • “Register break”

  • Passaggio

Week 8 (Oct. 8-12) – Begin teaching lessons to your students

Mon Registers and Registration (cont.)

Teaching students: Best practices



  • Building relationships of trust

  • Protecting yourself

  • Protecting your students

  • Effective use of lesson time

Wed Resonance and Registration Test

Fri Fall Break – No Class


Week 9 (Oct. 15-19)

Mon Structures of Articulation



  • tongue

  • lips

  • velum/soft palate

  • hard palate (alveolar ridge)

  • mouth, cheeks

  • jaw

Wed Review for Mid-term

Fri Mid-term (yes, it’s comprehensive)

Week 10 (Oct. 22-26)

Mon In-class lessons

Wed In-class lessons

Fri In-class lessons

Week 11 (Oct. 29-Nov. 2)

Mon In-class lessons

Wed In-class lessons

Fri In-class lessons

Week 12 (Nov. 5-9)

Mon In-class lessons

Wed In-class lessons

Fri Discussion and Evaluation of Initial Lessons

Week 13 (Nov. 12-16)

Mon In-class lessons

Wed In-class lessons

Fri In-class lessons

Week 14 (Nov. 19-23)

Thanksgiving – No Class

Week 15 (Nov. 26-30)

Mon In-class lessons

Wed In-class lessons

Fri In-class lessons

Week 16 (Dec. 3-7)

Mon In-class lessons

Wed In-class lessons

Fri Review for final exam


Finals Week (Dec. 10-14)


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