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Sight Singing Bootcamp with Amy Ryan

Are you a dedicated choir member who learns their lines by ear? Would you like help demystifying musical notation? This course is for you.

Description

Join expert choral conductor and RIAM teacher Amy Ryan on this interactive, lively, and varied online course between April and May, which will use the Kodály concept to explore the following:

  • Understanding rhythm and metre
  • Pitching notes
  • Relative solfa
  • Tips and tricks to sight-read with confidence 

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of simple metre
  • Perform simple rhythm patterns with confidence
  • Recognise and understand basic score markings (tempo, dynamics, articulation)
  • Sight-sing simple melodies from staff notation using relative solfa
  • Recognise fixed pitches in the treble clef

Prerequisites

Age:

  • 18+

Tech:

  • A Laptop, tablet or phone with a camera
  • A Zoom account

Tutors

Amy Ryan studied at the Kodály Institute of the Liszt Academy of Music, Hungary, earning a Master’s degree and Advanced Diploma (distinction) in Music Education and Choral Conducting respectively, studying under Peter Erdei and Dr. László Nemes. During her time at the Institute, she worked as teaching assistant and was awarded the “red diploma” for academic excellence.

Amy currently lectures in Music at Trinity College, Dublin and at the Royal Irish Academy of Music. She is in demand as a conductor and workshop facilitator, directing the UCD Philharmonic Choir, Jubilate Choir, award-winning chamber choir, Cuore, and the Irish-language ladies choir, Cór Duibhlinne. Amy is Chairperson of the Kodály Society of Ireland.  

Testimonials

"I thoroughly enjoyed the two courses (Sight Singing Bootcamp - Introduction / Continued) and would highly recommend any class taught by Amy, as she has a particular gift for clarity and simplicity." (M. Gleeson)

 

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