Vocal

The Academy has a fine tradition of training talented singers for international careers.

 
Our Vocal Faculty professors have a depth and range of expertise in every area of the singing profession. Through comprehensive training in vocal technique and language tuition, we fully prepare our students for careers in both opera and concert repertoire.

The Academy offers Principal Study at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. We are interested in training singers who demonstrate professional potential with vocal, musical and intellectual maturity.

Undergraduate Vocal Studies: Your Experience

Postgraduate Vocal Studies: Your Experience

See also:
Performance, the central driving force behind all Academy studies
Regent Scholarship Scheme
 

Contact

Chris Loake, Senior Administrator
Telephone 020 7873 7384 / Email voice@ram.ac.uk

Professor Mark Wildman

Head of Vocal: Professor Mark Wildman

Studied at the Royal Academy of Music; head of our prestigious Vocal Faculty since 1991

Jury member for major international singing competitions

Latest News

Sir Ralph Kohn, 1927–2016

14.11.2016

Academy alumni, students and staff pay tribute to a remarkable man

Latest Blog

Auditions 2016

01.12.2016

Advice for everyone auditioning for studies in 2017

Upcoming Events

Royal Academy of Music Richard Lewis Song Circle at Wigmore Hall

Sunday, 22.01.2017 15:00, Wigmore Hall

Royal Academy of Music Richard Lewis Song Circle at Wigmore Hall - Stanford, Herbert and Quilter

Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantatas

Sunday, 05.02.2017 12:00, Duke’s Hall

BWV 212, BWV 545, BWV 40

Nash Ensemble Side-by-Side

Saturday, 11.02.2017 17:30, Wigmore Hall

Academy students play side-by-side with members of the Nash Ensemble

Vocal Masterclass with Dennis O'Neill CBE free

Monday, 13.02.2017 17:30, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

International operatic tenor, Dennis O'Neill CBE, gives a vocal masterclass

Academy Song Circle: ‘Love loves to love’

Tuesday, 14.02.2017 19:30, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

A recital to celebrate Valentine's Day by Academy Song Circle

Joan Chissell Schumann Lieder Prize: Final free

Thursday, 23.02.2017 18:00, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

Students perform a recital of Lieder, including works by Schumann

HL Hammond Prize free

Monday, 27.02.2017 18:30, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

HL Hammond Prize for verse speaking

Sheku and Junior Academy at Dorchester Abbey

Saturday, 04.03.2017 19:30, Dorchester Abbey, Oxfordshire

BBC Young Musician 2016 is soloist with Junior Academy Chamber Orchestra

Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantatas

Sunday, 05.03.2017 12:00, Duke’s Hall

BWV 154, BWV 656, BWV 215

Vocal Masterclass with Susan Bullock CBE free

Monday, 06.03.2017 18:30, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

International dramatic soprano, Susan Bullock CBE, gives a vocal masterclass

Romances and Poems free

Tuesday, 07.03.2017 13:05, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

Romances and Poems by Shostakovich and Prokofiev

Guitar Chamber Music

Wednesday, 08.03.2017 19:30, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

A varied programme of collaborations between guitarists, vocal and string students

Royal Academy Opera Scenes

Thursday, 16.03.2017 18:00,

Royal Academy Opera work with Oliver Gooch and Bruno Ravella to present excerpts from a range of operas

Royal Academy Opera Scenes

Friday, 17.03.2017 18:00,

Royal Academy Opera work with Oliver Gooch and Bruno Ravella to present excerpts from a range of operas

Berio Folk Influences free

Friday, 17.03.2017 19:00, Duke’s Hall

A concert of music by Italian composer Luciano Berio

Guitar Recital: Music for Shakespeare free

Friday, 17.03.2017 19:00, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

A concert to celebrate William Shakespeare's 400th anniversary given by Academy guitarists working with vocal and woodwind students

Vocal Masterclass with Simon Keenlyside HonRAM free

Thursday, 23.03.2017 14:30, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

International operatic baritone, Simon Keenlyside HonRAM, gives a vocal masterclass

Music for the ‘Sun King’

Friday, 24.03.2017 19:30, Duke’s Hall

Academy Baroque Ensemble performs side-by-side with the London Handel Players in a collaboration with choreographer Mary Collins and her dancing partner Steven Player

Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantatas

Sunday, 02.04.2017 12:00, Duke’s Hall

BWV 103, BWV 135, BWV 104

Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantatas

Sunday, 07.05.2017 12:00, Duke’s Hall

BWV 150, BWV 81, BWV 562, BWV 193

Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantatas

Sunday, 25.06.2017 12:00, Duke’s Hall

Solo voices and the timbre of a solo oboe predominate in today’s cantatas.

Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantatas

Sunday, 08.10.2017 12:00, Duke’s Hall

Unusual texts are to the fore in this concert’s cantatas. Leichtgessinte Flattergeiste (‘Frivolous flibbertigibbets’) takes the palm for the most charming and least likely opening line in the entire repertoire

Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantatas

Sunday, 05.11.2017 12:00, Duke’s Hall

Brightness and darkness are juxtaposed in this concert, conducted by the Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Prize winner Philippe Herreweghe

Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantatas

Sunday, 03.12.2017 12:00, Duke’s Hall

The final concert of the season focuses on celebratory works for Christmas and Michaelmas

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‘Every singer is treated as the individual they truly are, for no two human voices are identical’

Mark Wildman