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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Congratulations to AUS-ACA NSW State Final Runners-Up Sydney Vocal Project! SVP is comprised of singers dedicated to performing contemporary choral music at the highest level. The group is directed by Jim Catt, who has coached and competed with singing groups across northern Europe, and consists of members who hail from the Sydney Suburbs, Wollongong, The Shire and The Central Coast. Sydney Vocal Project draws influence from quartets, groups, and choruses from around the world, including The Swingle Singers and Voces 8 from the United...read more
Congratulations to AUS-ACA SA State Final Champions Now In Stereo, a youth barbershop quartet based in Adelaide. The group formed in 2010 when members Mitch Bartel, John Khammash, Ryan O’Dea, and Sama Aghili were introduced to the barbershop style while students at Charles Campbell Secondary School. All members of the Festival Statesmen Youth Chorus, Now In Stereo boasts a repertoire of both barbershop classics and contemporary radio hits, treading the line between popular styles and the unique harmonic language characteristic of the...read more
Congratulations to AUS-ACA VIC State Final Champions Co-cheòl: Georgina Walton, Claire Patti, and sisters Ginger and Merrily Hansen. The sweetly intoned, Celtic-inspired tunes of this all-female quartet are sure to transport you to a distant sonic world. Their Scots-Gaelic namesake, “co-cheòl,” appropriately translates to “harmony.” In light of their successful debut at the 2013 Cygnet Folk Festival in Tasmania and Clare Patti’s individual recognition as “Female Vocalist of the year” in the 2014 Australian Celtic Music...read more
We’ve announced our national finalists for the University and School divisions of the AUS-ACA competition! Click to view the list of finalists.read more
NATURALLY 7 (USA) MELBOURNE RECITAL CENTRE, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA Saturday 1 June, 14:00 Leonard Bernstein once lauded Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony for its direct communication and for being “accessible without being ordinary.” Bernstein’s words may seem superlative praise for a contemporary a cappella concert, but could just as easily describe the success of Naturally 7’s June 1st Melbourne show through that most universal and accessible of instruments—the human voice—that all in attendance would unfalteringly agree was anything but...read more
Vocal Australia are offering Secondary Schools (based in Sydney) the chance to: WIN A FREE A CAPPELLA WORKSHOP (valued at $400) with one of our International Aca-Celebrity Presenters (USA): Austin Willacy of: The House Jacks Hannah Juliano of: Delilah, Musae, Pitch Slapped Nicholas Girard of: The House Jacks Founder of Overboard If your students love Pitch Perfect, Pentatonix, Glee or The Sing Off then this is the workshop for them! AVAILABILITY Friday 9 May – Thursday 15 May The FREE workshop is for one 90 minute session. Longer workshops...read more
AUSTRALIAN UNIVERSITY & SCHOOLS – A CAPPELLA AWARDS (AUS-ACA) Australia’s first truly National A Cappella Championship, AUS-ACA, will see the best Aussie A Cappella groups across the nation go head to head. We’re excited to announce that the following groups have been accepted as the University / League State Finalists for AUS-ACA! NSW STATE FINALISTS Bella Voce Luminescence Chamber Singers (Canberra) Mac-appella (Macquarie University) Men Of Note Sexy Pitches (Sancta Sophie College, University of Sydney) Sista! Quartet...read more