Introduction to Russian Lyric Diction

WKS 413 (Cross-listed for credit as ACY 413A)
Introduction to Russian Lyric Diction

As of June 24, 2021, this course has closed. We are no longer accepting registrations.

June 28-August 6, 2021 / Synchronous classes to be scheduled with students
Online course

Dr. Ksenia Lelëtkina

Study of the elements of Russian Lyric Diction, with a focus on the basics of pronunciation and diction rules. Application of knowledge through oral exercises (in-class & assignments) and written IPA, as well as a final project. 

Please read this before registering:
  • This course is designed for singers only and is not open to collaborative pianists at this time. If you would like to be placed on a wait list in case a course for collaborative pianists becomes available, please email the Summer@Eastman office at:
  • Eastman undergraduate students: please get your voice teacher’s approval first
  • Non-Eastman students: please contact Dr. Ksenia Lelëtkina at:

Professional Development Hours: 12
$1790 / 1 credit     ACY 413A-1
$399 / noncredit     WKS 413-1

“I appreciate that we constantly were made to pronounce words and a poem at the end [of the Summer] and that the approach was informed by use of tongue positions, language relationships, and source comparison.” – 2020 student