Technique, Vocal Placement and Understanding. Students are given an initial assessment to identify their current vocal ability and then work on potential audition pieces as a soloist. During term one you will heavily focus on technique covering, posture, pitch, tone, diaphragmatic breathing, having the connection and support whilst Singing. You will also work on vocal placement, the blending of head and chest voice and the overall understanding of having strong foundations as a Singer and Performer. You will cover many styles from Musical Theatre to Pop/Rock and work both as a soloist and ensemble.
Performance and Group/Individual Progression. It is essential that today’s performers have an all-round, varied repertoire to ensure they are fully equipped when entering into the industry. In term two you will be continuing to build your own individual repertoire. Group work will also be a main focal point focusing on many harmonies to train the musical ear and help develop your technique when working within a group. This term students will be preparing for their Musical and will be integrating the other elements of Dance and Acting to promote the triple threat performer ready for the working world of Theatre and beyond. Music theory lessons will also be introduced helping students understand musical notation, time signatures and sight reading.
Audition and Final Performance. The final term of the course will focus on audition preparation and their overall performance technique. Students will receive one to one coaching to help prepare for their exams and work on audition technique as an individual and a group. You will be having further vocal assessments to ensure you’re on the right tracks as Singer and Performer. Your final performance after your exam will be in front of invited industry professionals and agents, to ensure you have the best possible start to your career.