Programme Detail

​Singing Made Simple: The McClosky Voice Method-Series 2


​Singing Made Simple: The McClosky Voice Method - Series 2 provides further training and coaching for participants from Series 1 or experienced singers. This series reinforces the singing concepts introduced previously. All sessions are interactive and practical. The instruction medium will be in both Mandarin and English.

Learning Outcomes:
Continue to reinforce the singing concepts introduced in Series 1 that include:
  • ​The McClosky Relaxation, Posture, Breathing and Breathy Sigh
  • Optimizing the resonance and articulation through freeing the vocal apparatus
  • Cultivating good phonation habits, i.e. flow phonation, balanced on-set and off-set
  • Gaining insight to the singer’s breath: the application of Appoggio

  • ​​Workshop 1: The Fundamentals of Good Singing
  • Workshop 2: The McClosky Method:  Relaxation, Posture, Breathing and Breathy Sigh
  • Workshop 3: Phonation and Resonance
  • Workshop 4: Diction and Articulation
  • Workshop 5: Expression and Interpretation

    Note: Participants may opt to enroll in selected topic(s) ​

Speaker/Facilitator: Dr. Chia Wei Khuan
  • ​​Senior Lectuer, National Institute of Education (NIE) 
  • Certified McClosky Voice Technician​
  • Certification in Vocolgy 
  • Member, National Association of Singing Teachers, USA

Fee Subsidies
Applicants may enjoy the following subsidies provided by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) for the payment of course fee.

a)SkillsFuture Credit ​​
Singapore Citizens aged 25 years, and above are eligible for SkillsFuture Credit which can be used to offset course fees. 
For more information, please refer to​.

b) National Silver Academy (NSA)
Singapore Senior Citizens aged 50 years, and above can enjoy 50% NSA subsidy of the course fee. 
For more information, please refer to​.​​

*Certificate of Participati​on will be awarded to student with at least 75% attendance.

30 June - 28 July 2018 (Every Saturday)
Time: 2pm - 5pm 
Venue:Confucius Institute, NTU​
11 Slim Barracks Rise, NTU@One-north campus, Executive Centre, 
(near Buona Vista MRT station)
​Language Medium:​Mandarin and English
S$74.90* / 1 lesson       
S$321.00* / 5 lessons
After Subsidy: 
S$171.00* / 5 lessons (Singaporean seniors aged 50 years and above​)
*Price stated is inclusive of 7%​GST

Early Bird Discount (register before 15 June)
- ​​15% discount for NTU staff and student
- 15% discount for group of 3 or more
- 10% discount for public

Note: Above discounts cannot be combined with NSA subsidy​

​Contact Person:Jye Min
​Tel:​6514 1398​​ /​​
Fax: ​6779 7859​

Click on links to download:

Singing Made Simple Series 2 Brochure

Singing Made Simple Series 2 Registration Form

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