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This course is suitable for very advanced singing students (Grade 8 and beyond) or professionals at the early stages of their development, who wish to advance their solo performance skills in classical repertoire, particularly in the context of recitals & auditions, and with a focus on operatic arias, oratorio and art song. The course is led by repetiteur and vocal coach Panaretos Kyriatzidis with the support of the Head of Opera at Morley College, Michalis Angelakis.
In this course, you will be expected to build a portfolio of 3 songs or more that is suitable for your voice type and level and that you can use for auditions and/or concert performance. You are invited to bring along one aria/song of your own choice in the first session. Further choice of repertoire can be decided in consultation with the tutor. The course is in masterclass setting and at the start of each session, participants are allocated equal timeslots to work with the tutor. During each slot, the rest of the group is invited to participate in peer feedback, questions and answers, and occasional group exercises. You will receive regular feedback from tutor, accompanist and peers, alongside advice on further repertoire. The last session of the course this term will be a public lunchtime concert of arias/songs on 26 March at 1pm, with rehearsals in the morning (10.30-12.30).
This course is only suitable for very advanced singers, who are of at least Grade 8 or equivalent standard in singing. Approval is needed to enrol on this course, and you may be asked to come in for an audition. If you wish to be considered, please contact the music department at firstname.lastname@example.org
Approval is needed to enrol on this course, and you may be asked to come in for an audition. If you wish to be considered, please contact the music department at email@example.com
Two copies of your music for the tutor and the pianist. Own recording equipment, such as mobile phones, or other material for taking notes for maximum progress. Please choose an aria to prepare for the first session. Further advice on repertoire can be offered by the course tutors upon request.
You can repeat this course, or you can audition for other advanced courses, such as: - Introduction to Opera Performance & Morley Opera School - Singing Masterclass in Lieder, French Song or English Song