"There is no mistaking that, if the angels decided to found a singing school, they’d have Argelia Fragoso as the director."

Vicente Garrido, Mexican Pianist and Composer

Argelia Fragoso Academy

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Level 1

  • To achieve that the students begin to know and to handle their voice, through the technical learning like for example the correct tuning, sense of the rhythm, tessitura, among other essential factors.
  • Motivate the students to develop their tastes and potentialities.
  • To achieve that the students begin to control their voice and their body according to the singing.
  • To offer the students the fundamental resources for their gradual vocal development.
  • To channel their musical and aesthetic expectations.
  • To achieve that the students begin to perceive how to manage and develop their vocal system in a healthy and balanced way.
  1. Breathing.
  2. The Song Posture.
  3. Respiratory Support. Principle.
  4. Vocal Records..
  5. Position and homogenization of the voice. Principle.
  6. Resonators.
  7. Articulation. Principle.
  8. Types of emission.
  9. Practice.
  10. Assembling a simple song to start putting the first knowledge into practice.
The course will last four weeks with a session of 1 hour per week. At the end of the course, a certification will be delivered that validates the passage of each student through the Academy.
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Level 2

  • To go deep into the first topics exposed at the beginning of the learning phase and continue adding new technical and interpretive aspects that achieve in the students a better understanding and a better result of their potentialities.
  1. Improvement of the correct breathing and optimal relaxation.
  2. Systematization of the work and development of a good emission and vocal articulation.
  3. Learning and domination of a healthy and productive routine in the phases of vocal warm-up through exercises.
  4. Recognition of the correct vocal emission. Attack and cessation of the voice.
  5. Problems in tuning. Its causes and consequences.
  6. Conscious use of resonators.
  7. Fundamental keys for a good vocal articulation.
  8. How to confront the interpretation, the vocal and body attitude and the internal preparation to face each work according to the genre to be interpreted.
  9. Recognition by the students of the genres most closely related to their interpretive nature.
  10. Vocal and stage projection. Appropriate use of technologies.
  11. Setting up a song, which the teacher will have the prerogative to choose for the best performance of the student.
The course will last four weeks with a session of 1 hour per week. At the end of the course, a certification will be delivered that validates the passage of each student through the Academy.