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Solo Singing
C00198

This course may be delivered online - please see the course information box to confirm.

Your course is aimed at developing an understanding of the nature of solo singing including developing vocal and performing skills in beginners, intermediate and more experienced singers

Course Content

Your course will enable you to cover a wide range of repertoire in a supportive and friendly environment. Performance in the classroom will play a large part, with students performing to other members of the group. This is designed to build confidence in performance and to develop the art of critical assessment through listening.

This is a group class and for timing reasons there will be no individual vocal tuition or training. However, time will be given to discussion of the nature of performance, common vocal problems and how to overcome nervousness and build up confidence.

Your course will also support you in improving and developing your singing through wide range of topics including exercises to build up a basic vocal technique, basic sight reading, music theory and notation.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on the start date of the course.

You will need to have a basic understanding of notation and theory and some appreciation of your pitch.

First Class Requirements

Notebook and pencil.

Attendance Requirements

Attendance throughout the course will help you gain maximum benefit from the course.

Assessment Methods

There is no formal assessment on this course although you will be able to identify individual goals and later reflect on your development. Your tutor will assess your learning and progress through the practical nature of the classes.

Further Study Options

You may wish to progress to further courses at RACC in singing or be inspired to explore more of our practical music courses.

Additional Information

As a result of the government’s closure of schools and colleges, some of our courses will be delivered through remote learning including video conferencing, (using Skype, Zoom, Microsoft Teams) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our learning resource team on lrc@rhacc.ac.uk. We are here to help you.

The course will include some performance opportunities throughout the year at college concerts and events.

• If you require further course information or advice & guidance that is not answered in this outline please email art@racc.ac.uk.

This specialist course has been identified to run with fewer numbers due to either the student demand for the course and subject area or the need for increased one to one tuition. This course will be able to run with only 6 learners and will have a maximum of 10 in the class.