REY 1. CAMERATA – Building and perfecting vocal technique and performance through collaboration

Period of the EOA module in 2023 – 2024:

23 January – 31 March 2023

Description of the EOA module:

CAMERATA Baroque ensemble – Build and perfect your vocal technique and performance skills through collaboration.

This module will consist of:

  • Collaborative music making with experts in Baroque interpretation.
  • Voice lessons with a team of voice teachers
  • Performance classes
  • Coaching
  • Lunchtime recital series managed by students


Possible extras:

  • Dramatic interpretation classes (2ECTS)
  • Movement classes (2ECTS)
  • Vocal improvisation (2ECTS)
  • Music, culture and society, lectures (3ECTS
  • Icelandic for beginners (4ECTS)

Specialty of this module in comparison with other courses in Europe:

The collaborative learning environment that is the core of the Voice Department gives you a unique opportunity to develop your individuality as a singing artist. You will build your vocal technique and interpretive skills while working with a team of expert voice teachers who work in tandem empowering you to clarify your goals and make your own choices. A number of performance opportunities gives you valuable possibilities and practical experience in managing and leading projects. Working on baroque interpretation in an ensemble setting, making music together with skilled professionals will give hands on experience. The relatively small size of the music department makes it a very flexible learning environment and a fertile ground for initiative and creative ideas.


Name of the professors of this module:

  • Hanna Dóra Sturludóttir (voice and performance)
  • Sigurður Halldórsson (music director)
  • Matthildur Anna Gísladóttir (coach, piano accompaniment)
  • Kristinn Sigmundsson (voice and performance)
  • Dísella Lárusdóttir (voice and performance)


Minimum and maximum number of EOA students:

  • 1-3 singers
  • 1-4 baroque instrumentalists primarily, strings and continuo


Number of teaching/production hours of the EOA module:

Up to 20 hours per week

Number of ECTS within master accreditation

  • 20 ECTS

Entrance examination:

To deliver the following documents, via the application at the EOA website:

  • CV
  • Repertoire
  • Two Videos (it can be a link to YouTube or any other platform)
  • Motivation letter

Description of the final Examination:

  • Assessment based on students journaling and self-assessment
  • Across project (50%)
  • Performance in project (50%)

Teaching language:


Total expenses of the EOA module per student and what is included/excluded in this price:

  • The module is available within an Erasmus exchangefor students at BA-level in vocal performance and for some instrumentalists.
  • Participants pay for their own accommodation and travel.


Deadline for applications:

  • 1st deadline: 08 May 2023
  • 2nd deadline: 01 September 2023


Date for expected answers:

  • 1st deadline: 01 June 2023
  • 2nd deadline: 15 September 2023