Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijk Conservatorium van Antwerpen
Vocal studies 48355/2806/2223/1/24
Study guide

Vocal studies 4

Academic year 2022-23
Is found in:
  • Master of Arts in Music, programme stage 4
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Voice (Conducting) within Conducting
  • Master of Arts in Music
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Voice (Conducting) within Conducting
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 15 credits
Co-ordinator: Kessels Koen
Other teaching staff: Anthonis Luc, Avantario Sabrina, Cambier Anne, Jankowski Gary, Seeger Kai-Rouven, Wise Andrew
Teaching staff are not (all) known yet.
Languages: Dutch, English
Scheduled for: Academic year
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2022 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Compensated fail: You have to pass this course unit (will never be compensated).
Total study time: 450,00 hours


This information is subject to possible future changes in the Corona-measures.


having passed Vocal studies 3.

Educational organisation (text)

- individual lessons
- group-focussed lessons or class activities

Supplemented with a selection from the following:

- rehearsals with piano accompaniment
- participation in masterclasses, lectures and lecture-recitals
- participation in student concerts
- participation in projects organised by the Conservatoire
- concert attendance

Prerequisite competencies (text)

Successful passing of the entrance exam. At the entrance exam, the student must demonstrate that he/she possesses the correct pre-requisites. See the details of the entrance exam on the website.

Learning outcomes (list)

1.2 The student masters the internationally used stylistic performance practice standards.
The student can sing in various styles and applies the correct vocal technique in order to give expression to these styles in a musically responsible manner.
2.2 The student builds up expertise through organisation and independent study.
The student makes progress through independent study.
The student applies a targeted study method.
4.1 The student has extensive knowledge of the broader cultural and (musical) historical context and can use this in his or her artistic practice.
The student listens to and recognises music material that is specified as a reference by the teacher.

Course content

See the Course Contents for Voice 2.

Study material (text): Mandatory

- Scores, study books and recordings (see the statement of the principal teacher)
- Scores of the exam programme. The exam programme is to be determined in consultation with the principal teacher.

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Artistic praxis30,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours420,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Academic yearArtistic skills assessment during the examination series100,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodArtistic skills assessment during the examination series100,00

Evaluation (text)

See Assessment for Voice 2.

The student must demonstrate that he/she is at the same level as students taking the course units Instrument or Voice. However, the duration of the exam is 2/3 that of the duration requirements for Instrument or Voice.