Resources for Singing

Explore a range of resources to support singing teaching and learning, and for preparing for an exam using Trinity’s Singing Syllabus 2018-2021.

Technical Work

Teaching vocal exercises: various, Grade 1

Watch singing teacher Lucy Mair work on three vocal exercises with her Grade 1 student.
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Teaching vocal exercises: 'Birthday Limerick', Grade 3

Watch singing teacher Lucy Mair work on the vocal exercise 'Birthday Limerick' with her Grade 3 student.
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Teaching vocal exercises: 'The Swingin' Band', Grade 3

Watch singing teacher Lucy Mair work on the vocal exercise 'The Swingin' Band' with her Grade 3 student.
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Supporting Tests

Example singing improvisation test (stylistic stimulus): Grade 3

Watch an example of a Grade 3 candidate performing their improvisation test (stylistic stimulus).
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Example singing improvisation test (stylistic stimulus): Grade 4

Watch an example of a Grade 4 candidate performing their improvisation test (stylistic stimulus).
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Example singing improvisation test (stylistic stimulus): Grade 6

Watch an example of a Grade 6 candidate performing their improvisation test (stylistic stimulus).
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Songs

The benefits of singing in a foreign language

Find out why Vanessa Heine thinks being able to sing in a range of different languages is a crucial part of developing . . .
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Choosing your singing repertoire

Get advice from professional singer Vanessa Heine on putting together a singing exam programme.
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Free singing sample booklet

Explore a range of songs and exercises from the syllabus in our Sample Booklet.
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Technical

Technical work in Trinity's Singing exams

In this video, soprano and singing teacher Lucy Mair tells us what she likes about the technical work section of . . .
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