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Chorister Profile - Emma Bell

Chorister Profile - Emma Bell

Posted: July 14, 2017

This is the first in a new series of Chorister Profile articles. Each month we will be interviewing our academy members, to find out more about the people behind the voices!

This month we are profiling Emma Bell, one of the talented members of our Queensland Festival Chorus ensemble, who recently sat her year 5 Trinity College singing exam. Here's the interview...

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The Sitzprobe – What is it and why with Brian Castles-Onion

The Sitzprobe – What is it and why with Brian Castles-Onion

Posted: July 07, 2017

Each year the Vocal Manoeuvres Academy is contracted to conduct a Sitzprobe with the Creative Generation State School’s Onstage students and every time we receive many enquiries from students and staff on “What a ‘Sitzprobe’ is and the purpose of one”.  
Given the term is an operatic one, we thought we’d consult one of Australia’s leading proponent of Opera and ask Conductor from Opera Australia, Brian Castles-Onion, for his insight!

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