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Voice Skills 4 (MUST20005)

Undergraduate level 2Points: 6.25On Campus (Southbank)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 2
Subject codeMUST20005
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

Voice 4 continues the development of technical and artistic excellence from Voice 3, with continuing extension though a range of music theatre repertoire of diverse styles and genres. Spoken Voice classes will focus more specifically on accent and dialect with a study of the most commonly used dialects covered, whilst continuing to develop general spoken voice technique. In both speech and singing the student is expected to begin integrating vocal technique with acting demands to consider character, context, style and story in their vocal choices.

Intended learning outcomes

Upon completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • understand and apply more advanced Music Theatre vocal techniques
  • demonstrate a developing understanding of the interplay between popular vocal styles and current Music Theatre voice usage;
  • apply greater creative and artistic vocal technique to material;
  • interpret selected texts with appropriate spoken voice energy and appropriate to material, style or space
  • demonstrate increased flexibility, range, clarity and expressiveness in application to spoken voice and language
  • adapt and develop their self-directed study regime in both spoken and sung voice to support the new demands of the curriculum

demonstrate development in the ability to analyse and address and overcome individual blocks, habits and areas of difficulty.

Generic skills

Upon completion of this subjects students should be able to:

  • Exhibit extensive practical and theoretical understanding of their discipline including acquisition of skill level, discipline, relevant professional knowledge and ethics appropriate to professional practice;
  • Be critical and creative thinkers, with an aptitude for self-directed learning;
  • Recognise and value their uniqueness as an artist whilst developing diversification;
  • Have the capacity to participate fully in collaborative learning and to confront unfamiliar problems;
  • Demonstrate a high level of professional conduct and incorporate respect, responsibility and support for collaboration as part of their professional practice;
  • Synthesise the knowledge and skills necessary to adapt to the various requirements of genre and style in diverse range of Music Theatre practice.

Last updated: 3 April 2019