Aurora Vocalis offers one-on-one lessons for all ages, throughout the academic year. You may choose lesson duration for 30, 45, or 60 minutes. You may choose to commit to a full semester or a shorter period of time. Your teacher will help you to make the right choice for your situation.
All our instrumental and vocal programs include music theory, aural (ear-training), sight-reading and technique training, adapted to your level. There are no requirements to start tuitions, other that motivation.
We use classical technique as a foundation, but other genres may also be part of the repertoire, such as pop or musicals.
The program includes Solfege, music theory, aural (ear-training), sight-singing and technique training. You learn vocal anatomy and how to use and take care of your instrument, keeping it healthy. Stage performance, interpretation and sometimes drama may also be include.
For ABRSM music exams, singers can choose a more traditional syllabus with a mixed repertoire from traditional, classical and musical songs. Or, they may choose Singing For Musical Theater (SFMT) with only musical theater songs.
The program includes music theory, rhythm, aural (ear-training), sight-reading and technique training. Musical performance and receptivity is also a big part of learning an instrument. Read more here
The ABRSM piano syllabus is implemented to the program for music exam students.
Want your friend to join in on lessons? Buddy lesson might be the right choice for you. Duration is 60-minutes and students play separately and together. To benefit the most, students should be at the same level and preferably not be beginners. Before commitment students have a free trial lesson where the teacher assesses their level and suitability. Shared lesson also means shared fee.
We are currently working on a new violin program. More information will follow.
Even though music theory is integrated in all the instrumental and vocal programs, some wish to learn more and go deeper than what is possible during the instrumental and vocal sessions. Especially those preparing for ABRSM exams are encouraged to start early with music theory lessons, either in groups or individually. According to ABRSM regulation, anyone entering for a Grade 6 instrumental or vocal exam is required to have passed their Grade 5 Music Theory exam first. Individual lessons are for those who can't follow our Theory Club's schedule or need more thorough guidance and follow up.
Music is our universal language and a place where everyone is welcome on their own terms.
In Music Therapy we focus on personal development through a musical and interpersonal collaboration between teacher and student. Music can be a window to our soul and a good way of expressing our emotions. It can also be a wonderful means to learn other skills. Students may feel joy in using music as a way to process events and emotions and find confidence in mastering a musical instrument. Others have more specific challenges as mental or physical challenges they wish to work on with music as a more fun and playful method. E.g. someone with speech impairment may train in singing in addition to, or instead of, traditional speech therapy. Whatever your challenges might be, you set your course and goals together with your teacher and find a method and instrument that suits your needs.