Today I Am Vocal Workshops

24th April, 2017
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Join Access Arts and Cheep Trill community choirs to discover your own voice through song. Internationally acclaimed singer song writer Emma Dean will be joined by Brisbane’s Women in Voice producer Annie Peterson to guide your learnings.

Be involved in performance opportunities at QPAC and the massed choir of Queensland Music Festival.

If you have some experiences to share or try something new – Today I Am is just for you!

To register download and fill out a Workshop Registration Form: 

Download PDF version  |  Download Microsoft Word version

Submit your completed form before Monday 22 May via:

E-mail to: info@accessarts.org.au
Post to: Access Arts, Reply Paid 86883, PO Box 823, Paddington QLD 4064 (no postage stamp required)
In person to: Unit 7, 65-69 Macgregor Terrace, Bardon QLD 4065
Apply by Telephone: 07 – 3505 0311 (Mon- Thurs 9.00am – 5.00pm)

Who is facilitating the workshops?

ANNIE PETERSON – Annie is highly regarded vocalist, producer, teacher, choral leader and director of major theatre and multi-genre arts festivals and companies. She was lead artist for Access Arts singers and Director of Rhapsodaisy and Producer of Women in Voice.

EMMA DEAN – Emma is a Brisbane singer and songwriter who has been working on New York City’s off-Broadway circuit and touring the world performing alongside Kate Miller-Heidke, Katie Noonan, Amanda Palmer and The Dresden Dolls. Emma has founded a cheeky community choir, Cheep Trill, followed by creating a grassroots musicians’ network – The Tiger Common who exists to support an inclusive creative community.

What will the Workshops involve?

• Vocal Workshops focusing on singing techniques, songwriting and vocal arrangements
• Choir Performances
• Opportunity to take part in Queensland Music Festival.

Who are the workshops for?

• If you are a beginner or have some experience, these workshops will extend your skills and give you an opportunity to perform to a friendly audience at a professional venue.
• People aged 18+ who wish to enhance their singing practice and performance.
• Participants who identify as a person living with disability[1]
• Participants must be a member of Access Arts – Non-members are required to apply for membership.

When and where are the Workshops?

Workshop 1 Thursday 8 June
TIMES: 2.15 Registrations |2.30pm Workshop Start | 3.30pm Workshop Finish
WHERE: Ashgrove West Uniting Church, Cnr Glory St & Waterworks Rd.
Use rear entrance through drop off parking only

Workshop 2 Wednesday 14 June
TIMES: 6.15 Arrival | 6.30 Workshop Start | 7.30 Workshop finish
WHERE: St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, 41 The Drive, Bardon
Parking off Cecil Rd near tennis courts.

Workshop 3 Thursday 15 June *including showing at QPAC
TIMES: 4.00 Arrival | 4.15 Workshop Start | 5.15 Workshop finish and get ready for showing
WHERE: Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Concert Hall Foyer, C rn Melbourne St & Grey St, South Brisbane (Enter from Stage door lift)

Showing at QPAC Thursday 15 June
TIMES: 6.00pm – 7.00pm | Choir showing time Approx. 6.15
WHERE: Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Concert Hall Foyer, C rn Melbourne St & Grey St, South Brisbane (Enter from Stage door lift)
Parking and Transport see website: https://www.qpac.com.au/visiting/getting-here

Workshop 4 Thursday 22 June
TIMES: 2.15 Arrival|2.30pm Workshop Start | 3.30pm Workshop Finish
WHERE: Ashgrove West Uniting Church, Cnr Glory St & Waterworks Rd
Use rear entrance through drop off parking only
1 Week Break

Workshop 5 Wednesday 5 July
TIMES: 6.15 Arrival | 6.30 Workshop Start | 7.30 Workshop finish
WHERE: St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, 41 The Drive, Bardon
Parking off Cecil Rd near tennis courts.

1 Week Break

Workshop 6 Thursday 20 July
TIMES: 2.15 Arrival|2.30pm Workshop Start | 3.30pm Workshop Finish
WHERE: Ashgrove West Uniting Church, Cnr Glory St & Waterworks Rd
Use rear entrance through drop off parking only

Workshop 7 Thursday 27 July
TIMES: 2.15 Arrival|2.30pm Workshop Start | 3.30pm Workshop Finish
WHERE: Ashgrove West Uniting Church, Cnr Glory St & Waterworks Rd (Use rear entrance through drop off drive way gate)

Workshop 8 Saturday 29 July*
TIMES: 2.30 Registrations |3.00pm Performance Rehearsal | 5.00pm Performance
WHERE: Southbank Piazza (Map and directions will be supplied)
*As part of Queensland Music Festival performance

How much does it cost?

$25 Program fee
$10 Membership fee *Participants must be a member of Access Arts – Non-members are required to apply for membership.

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