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VSAO2213: Voice 3 (Extended)

In this unit students will negotiate with their teacher a programme of study that supports their technical, musical, diction/language and communicative development. Lessons, vocal performance class and performance workshop provide opportunities for informal and formal performance. Performance analysis is encouraged through feedback from peers and faculty. On completion of this unit students should be able to demonstrate growing technical competence, fluency and some interpretative distinctiveness.

Code VSAO2213
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).