EA217-5-FY-CO:
Music and Singing II

The details
2019/20
East 15 Acting School
Colchester Campus
Full Year
Undergraduate: Level 5
Current
Thursday 03 October 2019
Friday 26 June 2020
15
03 April 2019

 

Requisites for this module
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Key module for

BA W411 Acting,
BA W83A Acting (International)

Module description

Students will expand their ability to interact musically and dramatically in small ensemble pieces, usually sourced from musicals and popular styles. You will progress to the interpretation of more varied, complex and demanding
material and performance situations, including public performance, and you will work on expanding your singing range and vocal agility. By the end of the module you will have a substantial knowledge of vocal technique and will have acquired an automatically present technique both to support the singing and safeguard the voice. You will have at your disposal a varied repertoire of songs of different tempi and styles that fall within your acting and singing range in preparation for your work in final year. Students are encouraged to continue to develop personal
warm-up exercise routines

Module aims

- To encourage students to:
- Develop responsibility for independent singing practice
- Accumulate a more varied, complex and demanding repertoire
- Develop greater understanding of relevant musical styles of periods in which acting projects are set
- Develop the ability to interpret and communicate musical material to an audience

Module learning outcomes

By the end of this module you will be able to demonstrate advanced ability in the following music/singing techniques and performance materials:

Technical
- Breathing (correct use of techniques)
- Rhythm (feeling the pulse of the music)
- Resonance and placement (intonation, free and unconstricted tone)
- Physicality (posture, alignment, release)
- Articulation (energized text, use of vowels and consonants)

Sung Material
- Duet singing
- Solo singing (demonstration of journey through song/connection)
- Application of technical skills to support character through song
- Development (ownership of voice, working through inhibition)

Module information

No additional information available.

Learning and teaching methods

- Students work with music and singing tutors in group practical classes - Normally 4 hours of music/singing classes per week except during acting priority weeks - Learning also takes place in one-to-one tutorials. - Students will be expected to practice music and singing in independent study - Verbal and written formative assessment and feedback

Bibliography

This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%

Reassessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Neil Somerville and staff
East 15 Acting School

 

Availability
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External examiner

No external examiner information available for this module.
Resources
Available via Moodle
No lecture recording information available for this module.

 

Further information
East 15 Acting School

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