Vocal Pedagogy: Speech Arts
Speech Arts and Drama have been part of the Royal Conservatory of Music since 1987. Today, the Royal Conservatory of Music Speech Arts and Drama Department continues to provide instruction in this graded examination program for those students interested in pursuing a teaching or performing career. This course covers the material required for the RCM's Grade 10 and the A.R.T.C. Diploma in Speech Arts. Students will study the technique of vocal production and speech, speech faults and exercises for their correction, choice of material for junior, senior and adult ranges, dramatic movement, characterization, improvisation and the RCM technical requirements and the required repertoire of poems and prose.