Module 3

“Methodological principles for training children to sing”

The structure and functioning of the child’s voice.
Types and ranges of children’s voices.
Breathing exercises.
Exercises for training diction and articulation.
The position of the larynx and soft palate during singing.
The importance of training vocal hearing.
Pedagogic repertoire and its appropriate selection for the child.
Can a child be allowed to sing G. Puccini’s aria “O mio babbino caro” from the opera “Džanis Skikis”? Why?
High and low singing position.
Inappropriate use of voice registers when working with children.
Good experience in teaching singing to children (discussion and practical work with children).

Methodist singing teacher Dmitrijus Afanasjevas
Docent Rolandas Aidukas

Practical activity