Vocal Competition for School Students 12-15 September 2017 Open…
Colla Voce Vocal Scholarship 15-18yrs Viliami Likuohihifo
8-11yrs 1st Prize Lukas Maher 2nd Prize Jasmine Ashworth 3rd Prize Selina Zhang Finalists: Seanna O’Connor, Charles Adams, Sammi Edgar
12-15yrs 1st Prize William McAllister 2nd Prize Hannah Flacks 3rd Prize Amelia Lockley Finalists: Makeleta Tuipulotu, Maddision Simich-Burr, Katherine Fletcher, Elle Daji
16-18yrs 1st Prize Viliami Likuohihifo 2nd Prize Viliami Lutui 3rd Prize Maeve Herd Finalists: Pragalath Neethirajan, Alexandra Francis, Takerei Komene
OPERA IDOL 12-15 September 2017
Vocal Competition for School Students . Open to all school aged students, this competition provides a friendly and encouraging opportunity for young singers to be heard by professional judges and supportive audiences in the opera and classical singing community. Singers are required to audition with two contrasting songs from folk/ballad/art song/aria/musical theatre/opera repertoire.
Closed Audition rounds held 12-14 September, 3.30 -6.30pm for each age group
FINAL AWARDS NIGHT, Friday 15 September, 6.30-9.30pm – tickets will be available from 20 August.
THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT! We look forward to hearing new talent and beautiful voices!
‘Divas in My Soup’
Winter lunch recital in Remuera/Newmarket While away the winter blues on Saturday 19th August and enjoy a lunch recital presented by the Opera Factory Trust. Featuring a lineup of diva-licious talent including sopranos Elizabeth Mandeno, Leila Alexander and Bernice Austin accompanied by Rosie Barnes. The programme features favorite songs and arias from opera, operetta and music theatre plus beautiful art and lieder items.
St Marks Parish Centre at 95 Remuera Road near Newmarket, easily accessible to all and handy to public transport. Doors open at 12 noon and a complimentary light lunch is available prior to the 12.30pm to 1.30pm recital. Early reservations are recommended or limited door sales from 12 noon.
Further information/Bookings: Ph 921 7801 or E firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday 6 April, 4 May, 1 June, 6 July 11-12pm
St Mark’s Parish Centre, 95 Remuera Road, Newmarket. Join us for a relaxed morning concert of music and song, featuring a pick and mix of local singers. Tickets are $20 per person including a light morning tea on arrival
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