The highly respected Louise Ryan Vocal School is held every Thursday evening and Saturday morning, during the school term time, (13 weeks per term) in the music and drama departments in Cardiff High School.
Students participate in Vocal and Drama classes with dedicated tutors, who are all professionals in their fields.
There are regular opportunities for performance. This includes an annual full scale musical production. In past years these have included Oliver!, Seussical, Footloose and Guys and Dolls. In addtion, LRVS performs regulary on the Glanfa stage at WMC, Eisteddfodau, Christmas Concerts, St David's Hall, Millenium Stadium VIP room, Corporate Functions, Pop Gigs, Jazz Gigs and other festivals.
The vocal styles that LRVS students enjoy studying include, Classical, Musical Theatre, Gospel, Folk, Pop, and Jazz.
Louise's wonderful student, Lynwen Haf Roberts, performing "Adref" (Home) on Noson Lawen.
Classes are designed to develop the following skills:
- Artistic Development
- Technical Vocal Development (in Ensemble and Solo work)
- Audition and Casting Technique
- Vocal Repertoire
- Examination Preparation
- Acting Through Song
- The Spoken Word
- RP (Recieved Pronunciation)