Queen's University

Vocal Techniques and Methods [MUSC 280]

MUSC 280/3.0 Vocal Techniques and Methods

An introduction to the study of the singing voice through class instruction. Learn about the structure of the voice, how to use your voice efficiently and safely, and how to teach others to find their true sound.

Fundamental techniques that can be used in a teaching situation will be emphasized. Includes the study of the changing voice (male and female), vocal health, breathing techniques, vowel formations, warm-ups, method books and teaching techniques. Learn how to sing and teach different styles of music through an understanding of current vocal science.

Instructor: Darrell Bryan

NOTE: Students with RCM Grade 8 Theory or equivalent may request permission from the School to take the course.

PREREQUISITE: Registration in a BMUS or BMT Plan or MUSC 104/3.0. OPEN TO ALL QUEEN'S STUDENTS.

EXCLUSION: No more than 6.0 units from MUSC 180-189/3.0 (BMUS excepted).