Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Year Long, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours over 14 weeks |
Total Time Commitment: 24 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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CoordinatorMr Tony Smith
ContactStudent and Academic Services, Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts, 234 St Kilda Road, Southbank Vic 3006 Tel: 9685 9419
Singing 1 is devised as an integral part of Voice and students' singing skills are developed within the framework of their acting process. The singing component is introduced in the first two weeks of the year. The emphasis in the first block is to give students the understanding and confidence to approach a song as a performer, therefore a significant proportion of time is devoted to group singing and establishing an understanding of different music styles. The second block is introduced in Semester two after the students have completed two terms of work in Voice. The subject includes: exercises to develop breathing and supple diaphragm support; the relation of posture to singing; articulation exercises and games; games to develop rhythm sharing and pitch awareness; group singing.
On completion of this subject students should be able to
Assessment is based upon class participation, level of preparation, and the degree to which the stated outcomes have been achieved. Progressive class assessment (100%). This subject will not be graded, and will be recorded as P or N.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students should have acquired the following skills
Bachelor of Dramatic Art (VCA) |
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