Articles on ‘singing’

Awkward Audition scenarios… take 2

Awkward Audition scenarios… take 2

This week Sophie Wright delves into some common scenarios in auditions that are quite cringe worthy. Enjoy! Are you auditioning for drama school soon or know someone who is? Sophie is a wellness and confidence coach for young performers needing help to banish nerves, build resilience and become ready for their upcoming auditions. She is… Read more.

On another note – Vocal Alchemy’s new 7 minute online singing lessons

On another note – Vocal Alchemy’s new 7 minute online singing lessons

Everything happens online these days, doesn’t it? You can shop on line, study online, communicate and meet new people online. You can work online, play online. And now, you can even learn singing – ONLINE! It’s genius, actually. Tim Smith, one of Australia’s most respected vocal coaches, has carved himself a niche which is really (like,… Read more.

Prestigious! Australian Singing Competition announces 2013 semi-finalists

It’s a far cry from The Voice! The IFAC Australian Singing Competition (ASC) is Australasia’s richest, and most prestigious, singing competition. It aims to identify and encourage young talented classical singers, and it’s just announced its ten semi-finalists for this year’s competition. The competition, which is open to classical and opera singers under the age… Read more.

Decibelles Are Go! – A chat with Nick Barker-Pendree

Nick Barker-Pendree is on a mission to add a bit of spice and a dash of Razzle Dazzle to the world of traditional female choirs with his newly formed group The Decibelles. Aussie Theatre's Clare Pickering caught up with this multi-talented performer to chat about his latest adventure. Nick Barker-Pendree has many strings to his… Read more.

The Australian Voices bring the Moon to City Recital Hall

The world renowned a cappella group The Australian Voices is bringing their new choral-theatre experience to Sydney’s City Recital Hall on 16th May. Moon by the Australian voices features a 20-strong choir with some serious pedigree. They have performed more than 600 concerts of new Australian music to over 250,000 audience members in more than… Read more.

Broadway Unplugged launches Project X, Sydney

Broadway Unplugged launches Project X, Sydney

AussieTheatre and Broadway Unplugged are pleased to announce Project X – a new musical theatre competition with an exciting edge. Sydney’s newest industry event, Broadway Unplugged, opened last month at the Vanguard in Newtown and members of the Australian theatre and musical theatre community have raved about the event ever since. Today, Broadway Unplugged in… Read more.

In conversation with vocal alchemist, Tim Smith

Today we speak to the multi talented and highly passionate Tim Smith who has put his stamp on the Australian musical theatre scene and now on his own label and online singing brand VOCAL ALCHEMY. Tim Smith has over 20 years experience in the entertainment industry. As Artistic Director of Vocal Alchemy, Tim has recently completed… Read more.

Tasmania warms up vocal chords for Festival of Voices

Australia’s premier celebration of the human voice – Tasmania’s Festival of Voices – will take place this month, so warm up those vocal chords and get involved! Described as the biggest winter event in Tasmania’s cultural calendar, the 2012 Festival of Voices will feature 10 days of concerts, workshops and celebrations with local, national and… Read more.

Warm Me Up: Singers app updated and on sale

The most comprehensive vocal warm up app that I have seen received a fantastic update this week. The iPhone app, Warm Me Up!, is designed to replace carrying around your own pianist, which can be cumbersome to say the least. It allows you to set your desired warm up time and voice type and it randomly selects from… Read more.