Academy for Performing Arts: Vocal Performance

  • LOCATED AT MORRIS KNOLLS HIGH SCHOOL, in Rockaway, offers a major in Vocal Performance. Students with this major will acquire advanced skills in solo vocal performance (classical and musical theater), ensemble performance, music theory, piano studies, and audition techniques.


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Career Field -Performing Arts: Vocal Performance

  • Career Pathways in Performing Arts: Vocal Performance (include but are not limited to):

    Performing Arts: ♦ Production Managers, Digital, Video, Stage ♦ Cinematographers, Film/Video Editors ♦ Play Writers, Screen Writers, Screen Editors, Script Writers ♦ Directors and Coaches, Performers, actors, Musicians ♦ Make-Up Artists and Costume Designers ♦ Stagecraft Designers, Lighters, Sets, Sound Effects, Acoustics, Painters ♦ Composers, Conductors, and Music Instructors



    The Academy for Performing Arts: Vocal Performance has not yet completed senior internships. The first senior class will be in 2022. 

Academy Course of Study

  • 9th Grade:

    • Participation in a vocal ensemble
    • Music Theory
    • Vocal Pedagogy (solo and small group performance)

    10th Grade:

    • Participation in a vocal ensemble
    • Piano Studies
    • Advanced vocal pedagogy/training


    11th Grade:

    • Participation in a vocal ensemble
    • Musical Theater and Performance Technique
    • Advanced Piano Studies
    • Audition/Portfolio Preparation
    • Electives in AP or IB Music

    12th Grade:

    • Participation in a vocal ensemble
    • Conducting
    • Electives in AP or IB Music
    • Music Technology/Recording
    • College Option:  Providing students meet the academic criteria, they may attend County College of Morris for earn up to 24 credits, paid for by MCST.
    • STRUCTURED LEARNING EXPERIENCE (SLE) :  Required 120 hour Internship