Taught course

Advanced Vocal Studies

University of Wales Trinity Saint David · Wales International Academy of Voice

Entry requirements

Application will be by audition in the first instance. To apply singers should send a copy of their CV and a CD recording of 2 arias or songs with a covering letter to the Academy address. If successful a live audition will then be offered.

Months of entry


Course content

Most students will have already succeeded at other Universities and Conservatoires and possibly have some professional experience. WIAV seeks to complement those experiences with a programme of demanding study at a professional level.

There are thirty weeks of study and performance over two semesters, with three week breaks at Christmas and Easter. Students will be enrolled at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

The emphasis is on critical musical and vocal aspects of performance. The dramatic elements of performance are also studied ,particularly in preparation of our public performances through regular group sessions in the Stanislawski method. This work will form the basis of all staged or semi staged performances.

Students receive regular one to one tuition,in Vocal Technique, Art Song,Concert repertoire, Languages and Operatic repertoire central to their careers. They will be required to master and memorise two new Operatic roles in the original language. There are also group events in audition technique and preparation,, recitative classes and ensemble work. Importance is given to developing a thorough knowledge of repertoire and of concert and recital material and the research and selection of the same, to develop self reliance and self awareness with artistic confidence.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Euros Rhys Evans