Individual Voice Education 4

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202EIV4 ZK 2 1T English summer

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Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basic music theory knowledge, middle-school knowledge of wind instruments, vocal and articulation apparatuses. Musicality. Interest in the study. Presumed education.

Course contents

Voice training is understood as one component of artistic training - very good self-realization - meaning aimed towards getting to know oneself and one's potential also for training the voice. All Alternative Theatre and Puppetry Dept. body-mind course are aimed in this direction.

Recommended or required reading

Campo, Giuliano. Zygmunt Molik’s voice and body work the legacy of Jerzy Grotowski. London, New York: Routledge, 2010.

Heirich, Jane Ruby. Voice and the Alexander Technique: Active explorations for speaking and singing. 2.edition. Berkeley, California: Autumn Press, 2011.

Lewis, Dennis. The Tao of Natural Breathing for Health, Well-Being and Inner Growth. San Francisco: Mountain Wind Publishing,1997.

Newham, Paul. Therapeutic voicework principles and practice for the use of singing as a therapy. London, Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley,1998.

Park, Glen. The Art of Changing. The Art of Changing. Brassmill Lane: Ashgrove Press Limited, 1992.

Salzman, Eric. The new music theater seeing the voice, hearing the body. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Seikel, John A.. Anatomy & Physiology for Speech, Language, and Hearing. Clifton Park Delmar cengage learning, 2010.

Titze, Ingo R.. Vocology the science and practice of voice habilitation. Iowa City: Utah National Center for Voice and Speech, 2012.

Weiss, Maria. The Alexander Technique and the Art of Teaching Voice: Singing and speaking with an energetic, free and beautiful voice. VDM Verlag Dr. Müller Aktiengesellschaft and Co.KG, 2005.

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is awarded based on: Working activity in exercises and classes; completion of two reviews at the summary of both semesters; theory interview on voice technique theory and its importance for personal development.

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Schedule for summer semester 2020/2021:

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