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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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
Vocal Australia is excited be able to offer you the chance to win a FREE VIP Double Pass to Champions of Harmony: National Barbershop Convention from the 9-13 October, 2013 at the Perth Convention and Entertainment Centre. COMPETITION ENTRY DETAILS 1) ‘Like’ Vocal Australia’s Facebook Page 2) Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm on Monday 30 September, 2013 2) In the email “subject” line, put “Champions of Harmony” 3) In the message, please state your name (first and last), email address, phone number and postal...read more
SUADE VocalTronics Live at Revolt 2013 DVD MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA The first time I was exposed (literally) to Suade it was live at Vocal Australia’s GET VOCAL 2012 A Cappella Festival where Suade were giving their world premiere of VocalTronics! With the show closing with them singing in their underpants it was a far cry from the silky-voiced men crooning rock ballads that I envisioned from their album “All Singing, No Dancing”! It is not exactly what you would expect form your typical all-male a cappella group, but their love of pushing the...read more
GET VOCAL with… Richard Steighner from The Exchange (USA) Contemporary A Cappella / Beatboxing Workshops and Masterclasses Perth: 21 June – 14 July, 2013 East Coast – based in Melbourne 15 – 24 July, 2013 Thanks to the success of Pitch Perfect and NBC’s The Sing Off, Contemporary A Cappella is on the rise around the world and students are hungry for more. As a professional a cappella singer / vocal percussionist / beatboxer, Grand Finalist on NBC’s 100% a cappella TV Show The Sing Off (with Urban Method) as...read more
AUSTRALIAN UNIVERSITY & SCHOOLS – A CAPPELLA AWARDS (AUS-ACA) As the proud home of A Cappella in Australia we are excited to announce the expansion of our 2013 AUS-ACA competition program. We were thrilled to receive interest from over 50 groups from every single state in Australia (and even as far away as New Zealand) that we have decided to launch our first series of AUS-ACA in 2013 with an aca-twist. The first series of AUS-ACA for 2013 will be an A CAPPELLA VIDEO COMPETITION which will be open to all Australian and New Zealand a...read more