Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC433906 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 合唱IV
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Singing IV
フジイ ユウスケ,オオノウチ アイ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Weds7-10:EDU F101
Lesson Style Practical Lesson Style
(More Details)
Performance base. Students are required to perform.
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 04 : Arts
Eligible Students
Keywords Chorus, choir
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Music Culture Education
(Professional Skills)
・To acquire both basic and advanced technical skills concerning music education in secondary education. In addition, to acquire abilities related to other practical subjects.
・To acquire practical abilities including instruction, planning, proposal, and presentation abilities concerning life-long education and musical culture. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Through domestic and international chorus works, students seek for joy of chorus while obtaining the practical performance skills such as vocalism and breathing techniques.
Class Schedule lesson1
"1: Orientation

2 to 15: Body training, vocal exercises, part exercises and group exercises.   

While learning the base for vocalization, complete chorus pieces for the performance to be held in December at Satake Memorial Hall (oratorio or theater music with orchestra are going to be performed). Participation of the concert is optional, however, it is desired to perform together.
Apart from the concert pieces, the students practice a chorus part of Beethoven's Symphony 9, 4th movement through the first and second semester (chorus A/B). 
The students are obliged to purchase the text books (scores). No photocopy. Music pieces are to be decided.
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Nothing in particular
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Preparation such as score reading is preferable. For those who cannot read a score, part practice and intensive training are to be given.
Grading Method Comprehensive evaluation will be made based on class attitude and other factors.
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it Teachers with experience in professional choral groups will use their experience to teach students how to express themselves in choral music.
Message Chorus has the possibility to accept and unite choir members even though there is a level difference among them.
Therefore, those who are specialized in music and those who are not can perform complementing each other. A lot of enrollments are expected. 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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