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VSAO1612: Voice 2

Students will continue to develop an approach to repertoire that supports their technical development, musical and textual expression. Lessons, vocal performance class and performance workshop provide opportunities for informal and formal performance and feedback. On completion of this unit, a short jury recital performance provides an opportunity to demonstrate developing musical, technical and language skills that will underpin their future vocal development.

Code VSAO1612
Academic unit Vocal and Opera Studies
Credit points 6

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate progressive understanding and application of healthy/efficient technique
  • LO2. integrate technical co-ordinations with language and diction in repertoire performance
  • LO3. prepare and perform individually recommended repertoire with individuality and imagination
  • LO4. demonstrate thorough lesson/performance warm-up, use of lesson recordings, note-taking, progressive musical/poetic preparation, progressive performance preparation
  • LO5. research musical and poetic structures, the contribution of pianistic and/or orchestral writing and musical style in a wide range of repertoire and styles
  • LO6. demonstrate the ability to communicate in character, descriptive and narrative songs and appropriate aria repertoire
  • LO7. refine verbal and non-verbal communication skills for engagement with audiences in varying performance situations
  • LO8. critically reflect on own and peers’ performances with courtesy to and collegiality for all
  • LO9. show engagement with Vocal Division procedures and communication through Canvas and the Vocal Division Handbook (see Canvas).