ABOUT THE VOICE DEPARTMENT
The Voice department at the Redfourth Academy of Music creates a supportive and inspiring atmosphere for growth, challenging students to improve as musicians and encouraging them to unfold as artists.
Our faculty combines significant performing careers with individual passions for opera, musical theater, early music, contemporary music, african traditional repertoire, and pedagogical research. With invaluable expertise in the most practical aspects of the musical world, RAM Voice and Opera faculty members are dedicated educators, offering outstanding instruction and career advice.
Vocal Studies at RAM
Unique aspects of vocal studies at the Redfourth Academy of Music include:
- Offering 45mins voice lessons for all Voice Students, whether exclusively voice students or Professional Diploma Majors.
- Providing an opera program open to singers in all Voice Students and those in Professional Diploma in Performance.
- Offering voice lessons as a secondary instrument of study.
- Offering Voice lessons to active music performers who may want to improve on their singing skills either for stage performance or recording purposes.
A plethora of opportunities to hone performance skills are available. Individual lessons are supplemented by weekly Studio Classes held in our recital room, providing constructive evaluation in a supportive, inspiring and encouraging peer environment. Possibilities to perform in public Master Classes, present solo and joint recitals, and to audition for concerts, BGV jobs, recording, musicals,oratorio and opera roles are abundant. Redfourth Academy of Music will present various concerts of largely contemporary music and also stage musicals, operas as well as evenings of opera scenes and one-act operas at various venues in Nairobi.To guarantee growth in various areas of studies, in opera, roles are frequently double cast, and participation in Opera Workshop, the Opera Chorus, and backstage production activities are indispensable opportunities for practical experience. In contemporary solos and backup sections will be interchanged to fully prepare every singer for the dynamic career of a performing vocalist.