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Royal Academy Of Music Special Program

Through the Royal Academy of Music curriculum, we offer music theory and voice certifications for YVC singers.

Music Theory Certification

  • Available to YVC Crescendo, Vox Anima, VoiceMale and Signature singers
  • Uses Royal Academy of Music curriculum
  • Included in regular tuition for Crescendo, Vox Anima, VoiceMale and Signature members
  • Singers wishing to be Vox Anima members must show progress in completing Level 1 Theory
  • Singers wishing to be members of VoiceMale or Signature must have successfully passed the Royal Academy of Music Level 1 Assessment in Theory
  • Eight levels of Music Theory available
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Voice Certification

  • Available to YVC Crescendo, Vox Anima, VoiceMale and Signature singers
  • Requires at least 30 minutes of at home practice per week
  • Includes 9 short voice lessons with YVC staff members and all materials (music, recordings, accompanist, recital and YVC exams)
  • Follows the Royal Academy of Music curriculum
  • Fees for program are $250 (in addition to regular tuition)
  • Singers prepare and present a selection of four songs chosen from the prescribed list (one unaccompanied folk song, one accompanied folk song from Royals School of Music List A, one accompanied art song from Royals School of Music List B and one accompanied show tune from Royal Schools of Music List C)
  • Each piece is assessed in pitch (both note accuracy and intonation), time (rhythm and tempo), tone, shape (musical phrasing and expression and performance
  • Eight levels of Voice Certification available – YVC administers a voice exam as the culminating activity for each level completed