MUSCLASS 1401 - Classical Vocal Studies 1B

North Terrace Campus - Semester 2 - 2016

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Through the continued study of appropriate repertoire, technical exercises, vocalises, diction and relevant languages, students will develop their individual technical and musical potential as singers, together with a sound understanding of interpretive principles, stylistic integrity and performance skills. Students are expected to undertake a minimum of 12 hours per week of structured individual practice, technical work, repertoire study, language study and sight-singing practice. Through weekly Performance Classes students will be given the opportunity to develop a range of preparation and performance skills, and will also develop a range of skills and approaches which will aid their technical development. Students will also be given the opportunity to present, perform, and discuss their current repertoire with fellow students as `work in progress?. Through the Diction & Language Studies Classes, students will learn the fundamental principles of Italian pronunciation as appropriate to singers. Through the Sight Singing & Small Ensemble Class, student will continue to develop their sight-singing ability together with a range of aural skills relevant to singers including one-voice-to-a-part ensemble singing and peripheral hearing. Students will also be paid a stipend from the Conservatorium ($1,000 dollars per semester course in 2016) so that they can undertake intensive 1:1 vocal tuition and coaching with a teacher of their choice, chosen from the Elder Conservatorium?s list of approved Classical Voice teachers.

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