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Audition Callout

Audition Callout

Posted: October 26, 2017

Vocal Manoeuvres Academy are seeking enthusiastic school aged performers to sing in the Vocal Manoeuvres Academy Childrens Choir for the upcoming Christmas by Starlight event.  This spectacular event will be held on Saturday 16th December at the Redland Showgrounds in Cleveland.  Vocal Manoeuvres Academy Director, Alison Rogers is coordinating the carols performance and is hoping to add some young, local talent to the amazing line up of vocalists already scheduled.

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From 'The Banner of Freedom' (O Le Fu'a o Le Sa'olotoga o Samoa) to ‘God Save the Queen'

From 'The Banner of Freedom' (O Le Fu'a o Le Sa'olotoga o Samoa) to ‘God Save the Queen'

Posted: October 18, 2017

Vocal Manoeuvres Academy Director, Alison Rogers, has been contracted to supply and coordinate singers to perform the National Anthems for the Rugby League World Cup Series which runs from the 27th October, through to the eagerly anticipated Grand Final on Saturday 2nd December.

This exciting contract will see our highly talented singers travelling to venues throughout Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea and performing anthems from over 11 different countries. 

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Managing Medleys in the Choral Context

Managing Medleys in the Choral Context

Posted: October 09, 2017

Medley:  noun.  In music, a medley is a collection of different tunes or songs that are played one after the other as a single piece of music.  (Collins Dictionary)

During the past term, two ensembles from our Vocal Manoeuvres Academy each prepared and presented a choral medley in performance.

This article discusses how we gained greater insight into character development for our  productions, particularly through the rapid changes required in medley performances.

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