【Andante行板爱乐】声乐与歌剧 | 皇家威尔士音乐与戏剧学院

2018-04-20 10:06

Vocal and Opera

威尔士遵循”The Land of Song”这一格言,为歌手提供了一种真正多样化和充满活力的专业生活,为职业生涯做准备,同时也涵盖了所有层面的国际视野。学院与英国顶尖歌剧公司有着密切联系,例如威尔士国家歌剧院、威尔士音乐剧院等,再结合学院先进的表演设施、场地和专业训练,相信可以帮助歌手们发展出在21世纪成功的职业生涯所需的所有技能。

 

所有学生都与系主任Angela Livingstone密切合作,并与其它优秀教师进行专业一对一课程,他们每个人都带来了行业实践的经验,将你的培训与当前的专业实践联系起来。大师班和workshop也是其中一部分,学院定期会邀请Susan Bullock、Natalie Dessay、Gwyn Hughes-Jones、Malcolm Martineau、Rebecca Evans和Judith Howarth等前来学院开展大师班课程。

 

我们的教师努力提供一个充满关怀和合作的环境,并给予学生高度的个人支持,一对一专业课程是对技术、技巧的磨练,而每周一次的表演课则是提供了学生机会,让他们在其他学生面前唱歌,为繁忙的音乐会做准备。通过在语言、音乐、动作、表演和舞台表现等方面的额外训练,专业技能得到了进一步提升。

 

而我们的毕业生也都进入英国国家歌剧院、威尔士国家歌剧院、北方歌剧院、苏格兰歌剧院等担任重要职位,参与重要演出。

  开设学位有:

本科

BMus (Hons) Music

研究生

Master of Music

Master of Arts

博士:

Doctor of Music, Music Literature and Performance–Piano

文凭类:

Postgraduate Diploma Advanced Professional Practice

  现任声乐与歌剧教师有:

Angela Livingstone

声乐与歌剧系主任、合唱指挥系主任。

毕业于皇家苏格兰音乐戏剧学院,在那里她学习了钢琴、羽管钢琴和声乐。

作为一名管弦乐团的钢琴家和合唱指导,她曾与英国广播公司和苏格兰室内乐团进行了广泛的合作,并担任了7年的合唱团副团长,并与许多管弦乐队和主要指挥家一起工作,例如:Sir Charles Mackerras、Sir Simon Rattle和Jiri Behloavalek等。

她对当代歌剧有浓厚的兴趣,并定期与威尔士音乐剧院合作,担任声乐教练。

在任命为声乐歌剧系主任之前,Angela已经在RWCMD任教了15年。她也是ABRSM的一位长期且经验丰富的的考官。同时BBC Cardiff Singer全球考核官。

 

Martin Constantine

Martin是一位获奖的音乐剧和歌剧导演,曾执导过Royal Opera House、Royal Shakespeare Company、English National Opera、Welsh National Opera等。

他最近的作品荣获了RPS Award以及获得了南岸艺术天空奖提名。他也是liveartshow的联合艺术总监。

Martin成立并担任ENO Opera Works的总监-这是专英国国家歌剧院的年轻歌剧演员所开设的创新培训课程。

等其他教师

 面试:

本科:

声乐面试分为早上和下午两轮,大约一半的学生可以继续参加下午的面试。

BMus (Hons) Music:

You will need to prepare in advance THREE pieces of your own choice totalling not more than 12 minutes and contrasting in period and style, to be sung from memory. One piece in Italian is desirable.

There may also be a test of sight-reading ability and aural tests at the second audition (typically taken from the ABRSM Grade 8 syllabus).

 

研究生:

Postgraduate Programmes in Music Performance:

You should prepare a 30 minute recital programme (please read the additional guidance for specific instruments for variations on this). The panel will select pieces they wish to hear from your programme during audition. Please note that pieces may not be heard in their entirety.

As part of your audition you may also be asked to complete a short piece of sight-reading.

There will be a short interview, during which you will have an opportunity to talk about your future ambitions and to ask questions relating to the College and the course.

Audition programmes should include at least one piece in Italian.

 

MA Advanced Opera Performance:

In advance of your audition you will need to submit a selection (around 30 minutes in length) of operatic arias in three languages including Italian, noting which piece you would like to start with at the audition. You should take care to select pieces which will allow you to demonstrate the full extent of your ability in a range of styles.

After you have performed the first aria of your choice, the panel will then choose up to two further pieces to hear. The panel may also take the opportunity in the audition to work with you on selected sections from the works you have performed.

There will be a short interview, during which you will have an opportunity to talk about your future ambitions and to ask questions relating to the College and the course.

 

MA Repetiteur Studies

There are typically two members of staff on an audition panel. The audition will last approximately 45 minutes.

For your audition, you should prepare:

An extract/short scene from two contrasting operas, singing in the vocal lines as you play. Each scene should involve at least two characters and at least one should be in a foreign language. Each extract should be no more than 10 minutes in duration. You may be asked to discuss the opera, characters or orchestration.

A short piano solo piece of your choice.

You should take care to select pieces which will allow you to demonstrate the full extent of your ability in a range of styles. The panel may also take the opportunity in the audition to work with you on selected sections from the works you have performed.

You will also be required to take a short sight-reading test from an opera vocal score, and to accompany a singer in a previously unseen recitative and aria (10 minutes will be allowed for preparation with the singer as part of your warm-up).

There will be a short interview, during which you will have an opportunity to talk about your future ambitions and to ask questions relating to the College and the course.

 

MA Opera Directing:

 

Applicants to the Opera Directing programme are initially required to submit a CV detailing all theatre and music experience. Please include both professional and amateur experiences, as well as experiences not directly related to directing.

Please also submit a short statement (600 words) acknowledging the following questions:

Why are you interested in opera?

How do you see the opera director’s role?

What can you bring to the role of an opera director?

The interview panel will be made up of at least two members of the staff. The interview will last between 30 and 45 minutes.

During the interview, you will be asked to complete two tasks:

Direct an aria chosen by the panel

Pitch an opera production

The exact details of these tasks will be sent to you two weeks in advance of your interview date.

You will also have the opportunity to talk about your creative interests, activities and professional aspirations.

 

 PGDip Advanced Professional Practice:

singers should prepare a 30 minute recital programme. The panel will select pieces they wish to hear from your programme during audition. Please note that pieces may not be heard in their entirety. We will provide an accompanist, if required. There is no additional cost for this. You will have access to an individual practice room in which to warm up for 20 minutes before your audition starts.

  学费:

 

学费:

本科:19,995英镑/年

MMus一年课程:19,995英镑/年

MMus两年课程:15,074英镑/年

文凭类一年课程:18,834英镑/年

文凭类两年课程:14,248英镑/年

  申请截止日期及语言要求:

 

2019年入学申请截止日期:2018年10月1日6PM

英语成绩:

本科:雅思总分不低于5.5,单项不低于5.5

MMus一年课程:雅思总分不低于6.5,单项不低于5.5

MMus两年课程:雅思总分不低于6,单项不低于5.5

文凭类:雅思总分不低于5.5,单项不低于5.5

博士:雅思总分不低于7,单项不低于6.5