Vocal Australia is on a “multi-harmonic crusade” to develop, grow, support and nurture the a cappella singing scene in Australia in the most efficient and effective way possible, through the production and provision of education, events and resources.
Vocal Australia presents engaging, educational workshop programs and masterclasses in schools, universities and communities, that have seen a healthy a cappella vocal scene flourishing throughout Australia.
|Vocal Australia runs a variety of successful events around the country. Our major events include: AUS-ACA National A Cappella Championships, GET VOCAL Festival and GET VOCAL Showcases.|
|Vocal Australia is constantly expanding our databases and resources to provide assistance to the a cappella community.||Vocal Australia has released “GET VOCAL 2012: The Best of Contemporary Australian A Cappella” Compilation Album|
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THE MAGNETS: All This Time West Australian Spiegeltent Fringe World Festival Perth, Australia Wednesday 5 February 2014, 7pm Britain’s best-travelled a cappella group The Magnets are back in Australia for a fourth time, playing Perth’s Fringe World Festival and the Adelaide Fringe on their way to Barbados, of all places. Six sharply dressed and extremely talented poms, the group has toured extensively all around the world, and recently topped off 2013 with rave reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Suade’s Chris and Loz Blain caught the...read more
Formed in 1996, Endeavour Harmony Chorus have spent the last 18 years sharing their love of singing and growing their membership (now over 90 singers) while taking female barbershop to new heights in Australia. In recognition of all their awards below you’ll probably feel inclined to clap your hands but first feel free to do a happy dance for the group that provided backing vocals for the original Happy Feet movie! Wow! In the last 10 years Endeavour HC have produced amazing results including winning the Australasian Community Choir...read more
The Beckitt Brothers have been singing together since they could spit out their dummies! Ok, so we might have made that bit up but they’ve definitely known each other since they were born. Yes, all four members of The Beckitt Brothers are actual brothers! Born into a family full of Barbershop singers it’s no surprise that The Beckitt Brothers have started climbing the barbershop ranks at such an early age! Though they’ve been a quartet for a few years, The Beckitt Brothers only officially entered the world of barbershop last...read more
Festival Statesmen Youth Chorus have gone from strength to strength since forming in 2009 under the direction of Jonathan Bligh. A dynamic all-male a cappella group, FSYC formed to provide a platform for young Adelaide singers to achieve vocal and performance excellence. In only a few short years they’ve filled their shelves with trophies and have been crowned 2013 National Youth Barbershop Chorus Champions, 2013 National Open Chorus Silver Medalists, 2012 winners at the Adelaide Eisteddfod for Choral Excellence Award, Open Small Choir,...read more
Harambee has been pushing the a cappella boundaries since it was founded in 2002. Harambee, which means “in the spirit of togetherness” in Swahili, originally focused on repertoire that reflected a variety of musical styles from around the world. They’ve been successful on the eisteddfod circuit winning numerous titles, including Boroondara Eisteddfod A Cappella Choral section four times, placing at the National Eisteddfod in Canberra, as well as reaching the State Finals of the 2006 ABC Classic FM “Choir of the Year”. It...read more
It’s Festival season in Australia and a cappella is happening at festivals nationwide! Lots of great acts touring so check out the list below and head out to show support for a cappella at a festival near you! Sydney Festival Tom Thum: 21 – 26 January Midsumma (Melbourne) Ginger & Tonic: 28 January – 2 February Perth Fringe World Festival The Magnets (UK): 5 – 10 February Tom Thum: 11 – 15 February Adelaide Fringe Festival The Magnets (UK): 14 February – 16 March The Idea of North: 14 – 16 March...read more
Inspired by pop a cappella groups in USA and Europe, Switch formed in late 2012 with the aim to influence the growing Aussie A Cappella scene. With fresh music and arrangements, they bridge the gap between the strong choral tradition in Australia and the contemporary music scene. Switch’s results at the AUS-ACA 2013 Video Competition were extremely impressive, walking away with the following titles: Winners of the University Division, People’s Choice: 3rd place, Best Pop Song: 1st & 3rd, Best Soloist: 1st & 3rd, Best...read more