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Festival of Voices & WAM offer free Van Canto workshop

12 Jun

WAM has partnered with Festival of Voices and Events Tasmania to offer a chance to participate in a free workshop with German a capella metal band, Van Canto, including $500 contributions towards flights and accommodation!

Front men and women, singers and songwriters, Festival of Voices are giving the rare opportunity to work, learn and perform with Van Canto over six days of workshop and singing experience that will culminate in a showcase performance at the Van Canto Concert on Saturday 11 July 2015.

This incredible workshop is valued at $298 per participant and is an accredited course through the Conservatorium of Music, Tasmanian College of the Arts, UTAS. Thanks to Festival of Voices though, we have 2 free workshop passes to present to selected artists as well as travel support for artists in WA . You will join 18 other artists from QLD, NT and TAS who have all been selected for this program through their respective music industry networks (AMIN).

Don’t miss your chance to learn and work alongside one of Germany’s biggest metal sensations!

Complete the expression of interest form and submit this to [email protected] by Sunday 21 June 2015.

Click here to download a comprehensive workshop schedule.


Where: To participate in this program you will have to commit to the following schedule:

Registration – Long Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre, Level 2 / 77 Salamanca Place, Hobart (from 6pm – 9pm)
Workshop – McNeil Performing Arts Centre, St Michael’s Collegiate Macquarie St
Concert – MAC2, Hunter St Sullivan’s Cove
Finale Concert – Federation Concert Hall, Hotel Grand Chancellor, 1 Davey St

Cost: All workshop costs are covered by the Festival of Voices, $500 towards accommodation and travel costs (to be paid on confirmation of bookings etc).

More info here.

Government of Western Australia Department of Culture and The Arts Australian Government

WAM is supported by the State Government through the Department of Culture and the Arts, and is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.