Thai Singing For Thai Music Students Development In Rajabhat Universities
The objective of this research were to study subjects of Thai singing skills appropriate for students majoring in music courses and to develop the knowledge and teaching practice singing in Rajabhat Universities in Bangkok, according to the National Qualifications Framework for higher education. This research is qualitative research, collecting data by in-depth interview in 4 Rajabhat universities in Bangkok include 8 music instructors and 3 musicians who expert in Thai singing, total 11 participants and field studies in 4 Rajabhat universities in Bangkok. Data Analysis is based on analyzing qualitative data by synthesizing Rajabhat music curriculums, standard specification in music and by summarizing the interview. The research result found thatThe subject matter of practical skills in Thai singing appropriate for students majoring in music are based on the music of the Thailand Board of Higher Education. The students majoring in Thai Music have to be able to perform basic singing such as Thamnong Sanoa, Sapar, Rai and sing songs for performing arts at least five songs in 2 Chan songs and one song in 3 Chan or Plang Tao or level 5 from the music of the Thailand Board of Higher Education for Thai music students. Thai music students in major singing must have ability in level 8 the music of the Thailand Board of Higher Education such as Tayoinok, Tayoinai, Rabum singing for solo etc. The development of the material and teaching practice Thai singing style in Rajabhat Universities in Bangkok, according to the National Qualifications Framework for higher education include drills that can be performed include the different ways of playing, singing performed the solo song including the ability to sing for dance and theatrical entrepreneur that support learning outcomes in all aspects for those who can combine the style of the songs the knowledge of songs, known as vertical transfer of the voice and intends to concentrate on singing. The experience are necessary to listen and resolve the problem solving.
Index Terms- Thai Singing,Thai music students, Rajabhat Universities