Master class as a leading pedagogical technology in professional improvement of individual performing qualities of singers

Keywords: master class, singer, performing, teaching methods, pedagogical technology.

Abstract

The purpose of this article is to identify and clarify the pedagogical perspectives of a master class as a leading teaching method that actively influences the process of forming and improving the professional level of singers. The practice of individuating of the educational process in music pedagogy is based on the cooperation of all participants and is aimed at developing musical abilities and individual skills of performers. Master classes play an important role in the improvement of vocalists’ professional skills and provide active spreading of performing and pedagogical experience in the world.

This article describes the history of master classes as a special teaching technique in music education, examines and analyzes the peculiarities of conducting vocal master classes by prominent singers: Thomas Quasthoff, Тномas Hampson, Jerzy Artysz, Ursula Schongals, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Montserrat Caballé, Mirella Freni, Joyce DiDonato at.al. Master classes open new ways to raise the level of performer's skills, and thus are the key to further successful development of singer’s career. Therefore, the master class is an effective pedagogical technology in the professional growth of individual performing qualities of singers of different ages and different levels of vocal-technique and performing skills.

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Author Biographies

Kateryna Cherevko, Lviv National Music Academy named after Mykola Lysenko, Lviv, Ukraine.

PhD in Art criticism, Associate Professor, Lviv National Music Academy named after Mykola Lysenko, Lviv, Ukraine.

Myroslava Zhyshkovych, Lviv National Music Academy named after Mykola Lysenko, Lviv, Ukraine.

PhD in Art criticism, Professor, Lviv National Music Academy named after Mykola Lysenko, Lviv, Ukraine.

Ruslana Kalyn, Lviv National Music Academy named after Mykola Lysenko, Lviv, Ukraine.

PhD in Art criticism, Associate Professor, Lviv National Music Academy named after Mykola Lysenko, Lviv, Ukraine.

Ivanna Komarevych, Lviv National Music Academy named after Mykola Lysenko, Lviv, Ukraine.

PhD in Art criticism, Associate Professor, Lviv National Music Academy named after Mykola Lysenko, Lviv, Ukraine.

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Published
2021-12-17
How to Cite
Cherevko, K., Zhyshkovych, M., Kalyn, R., & Komarevych, I. (2021). Master class as a leading pedagogical technology in professional improvement of individual performing qualities of singers. Amazonia Investiga, 10(47), 282-292. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2021.47.11.29
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