Gain a qualification online creating great vocal performances in both a live, and a studio situation.
Created with Emer McParland, a UK based session singer and live performer, this course shows you the steps you need to take to deliver great vocal performances that demonstrate your creativity and your personality.
Once you have completed the online course, you’ll also have the opportunity to gain a University awarded and Ofqual validated DipLCM Qualification in Creative Vocals. This allows you to use the letters DipLCM after your name and is the first qualification in the world of this kind!
- GETTING STARTED GUIDE
Session 1 - The Voice
- Relaxation and Posture
- Breathing and Starting a Sound
- Breathing Exercises
- Basic Vocal Exercise and Onsets
- Starting a Sound
- Tone Production
- Tone Qualities
- Task 1
- Task 2
- Extra Webinar
Session 2 - Exploring The Voice and The Body
- Vowels and Consonants
- Advanced Vocal Qualities
- Adding Life to the Voice
- Exploring The Voice and The Body
Session 3 - The Equipment
- Mic Technique
- Recording Your Music and Your Voice
- Altering The Voice
- The Recording Process
Session 4 - Harmonising and Improvising
- Harmony and The Chords
- Extended Harmonies
- Possibilities for Harmonising
- How To Sing Harmonies
- Creating Vocal Riffs
- Extra Webinar
Session 5 - Creating the Arrangement
- Sourcing Your Material
- Re-imagining The Material
- Choosing Your Key
- Creating The Arrangement
- Extra Webinar
Session 6 -Delivering and Selling The Performance
- The Practicalities Of A Live Performance
- The Live Vocal Performance
- The Equipment
- The Sell. Marketing Yourself
Exam submission & Extra Tuition/Bookings
- Exam Submission
You can choose to pay all at once or monthly for 3 months.
3 x €360,00
About the instructor
Course Author & Senior Instructor
Emer hosts regular webinars where she discusses a wide range of issues associated with performing, recording and delivering a great vocal performance. She also holds regular group Q and A sessions for her students.
Private Facebook Group
Emer moderates a private Facebook group for her students where either she or fellow students can help!
Yes, this course is designed so that you can learn online at your own pace and in your own time.
Students who successfully pass the examination will receive the qualification DipLCM in Creative Vocals.
No, you do not have to take the examination, though without the examination you will not receive the qualification DipLCM.
You have exactly one year from your date of enrollment to study & enroll ALL relevant content for your examination. If content is uploaded close to the closing date, the video examination will take place in the next available slot.
If you feel you have just cause to take the examination after the one year expiry date, please email: [email protected] providing all relevant information. Decisions will be made on a case-by-case basis.
If you don't pass the examination, you can apply to retake it. This will involve an exam retake fee only - for details email: [email protected]
You need access to a Windows, Mac or Linux computer or an iPad/tablet & an internet connection.