Voice 2

Subject 757-213 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 4.5 hours per week all year
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: Voice 1.
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

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Subject Overview:

This subject requires students to extend the kinaesthetic awareness of voice and speech developed in First Year. There is a closer examination and investigation of voice and speech techniques which can be applied to a range of texts and performance settings. Students are encouraged to work more autonomously to make choices appropriate to character, style and performance. Content includes the following as transformative elements in performance: the development and extension of breath release, placement, resonance, and range, accents and speech structures.

Assessment: Students are given ongoing class assignments within the year. These may take the form of group vocal projects, soundscapes, demonstration of technical exercises and prepared and impromptu sight-readings and progress. Progressive class assessment (50%); class assignments (10%); Transference of skills from class to performance (10%); performance (30%).
Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts:

Information Not Available

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

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Related Course(s): Bachelor of Dramatic Art (VCA)

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