Warm your soul & your voice at The Festival of Voices - Tasmania’s leading winter cultural event and Australia’s premier festival celebrating the vocalist and the power of song.
Date: 05 Jul 2013
The Festival of Voices 5th to 14th July 2013
Australia’s premier celebration of the vocalist, the power of song and the magic of shared singing experiences, nurturing artists and participants across a range of styles and disciplines. The 2013 Major Workshop Series is designed specifically to challenge and engage singers across all genres, by bringing the best international and national artists to lead workshops. A unique learning experience for individuals and choir members of many abilities: wonderfully inspiring, often challenging but always enjoyable.
Featured Workshops Include:
GOSPEL Take 6
Federation Concert Hall, 1 Davey Street. Hobart. Monday 8 July 9am - Thursday 11 July 9.30pm
Heralded by Quincy Jones as "the baddest vocal cats on the planet", Take 6 are the most awarded vocal group in history with 10 Grammys on their trophy shelf. Take 6 will lead a four day Gospel workshop culminating in the workshop choir performing at their concert.
CONTEMPORARY A CAPPELLA | Deke Sharon
Tuesday 9 July 6pm - Sunday 14 July 3.30pm
"a one man a cappella revolution" - Boston Globe Known as the father of the contemporary a cappella sound, Deke Sharon is an a cappella giant. Credited with creating the “original rock band without instruments”, and producer of NBC’s landmark ensemble singing TV
OUT & LOUD CHORAL | Charlie Beale
Bahai Centre Tuesday 9 July 6pm - Sunday 14 July 3.30pm
This workshop is a dynamic musical celebration of divas and diversity. The repertoire will be fun and accessible. Most of all, it will include a wide variety of styles and be both challenging for participants and entertaining for audiences!