Courses & Units

Singer's Diction 1 FCB103

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Students should wear clothes appropriate for workshop activities; non-slip footwear is essential.

Introduction

Diction, for singers, represents the ability to communicate. Singers must understand text and meaning; to perform convincingly they must also be able to integrate movement, gesture, and technical processes effectively and with efficiency. This unit aims to provide in-depth studies across a range of singer specific skills. A broad spectrum of areas will be included in order to enhance key performance skills. Singers' diction (IPA based), stagecraft (scenes), vocal health and physiology, performance practice (including critical listening), vocal pedagogy and vocal repertoire will be included.

Summary

Unit name Singer's Diction 1
Unit code FCB103
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Music
Coordinator Jane Edwards
Teaching staff

Jane Edwards

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
1 100101

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Weekly 2 hours workshop/lecture

Assessment

2 written assignments (e.g. IPA, critique, teaching plan) due by week 12: 30%

Evaluation of on-going class work and practical activities throughout semester: 60%

Class assignments, weeks 3 & 5 (written and/or viva):10%

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Textbooks

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