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 VIC Wild Card Winners Zest! from Ivanhoe Grammar School! Always up for an aca-challenge, the members of this auditioned all-female ensemble are as much at home with folk and gospel as they are with musical theater and pop. They performed two songs as guests at the VIC University/League Finals in May earlier this year – “Rainbow Connection” and “Lollypop”. With a sweet and playful performance, the group worked well together both musically and visually with their synchronised...read more
Congratulations to AUS-ACA National Finalists MGC Show Choir from Melbourne Girls College! The girls delighted audiences with their qualifying performance at the VIC State Finals in May, where they performed with an energy that was hard to ignore! They performed a set of two contemporary a cappella hits, opening with a cover of Pentatonix’s Daft Punk Medley and closing with the “Pool Mashup” from hit movie Pitch Perfect, which featured the songs “Just The Way You Are” (originally by Bruno Mars) and “Just A...read more
PENTATONIX (USA) Atheneum Theatre Melbourne Australia 8pm Saturday 23 August, 2014 Never have I experienced, nor do I think I will again, the sheer, unending excitement within a crowd than at Pentatonix’s first ever Australian show at the Athenaeum Theatre in Melbourne last night. In one word: flawless! (Picture by Amelia Alder) Not many artists can claim that they perform nigh completely perfectly with their top of the charts albums, but Pentatonix can definitely make that claim. This is an amazing testament to their vocal abilities. Now...read more
Congratulations to AUS-ACA National Finalists SHE of Shelford Girls’ Grammar School! This intrepid female sextet takes on anything from jazz to pop and is a group to watch in the budding area of Australian all-female contemporary a cappella. They sung their way into the finals with a set of contemporary hits that showcased the passion and abilities of each of their six singers. First was their Adele mash-up, that featured two of her smash hits, “Rumour Has It” and “Someone Like You”. Their unique and feisty...read more
Congratulations to AUS-ACA National Finalists Centenary Vocal Ensemble (QLD)! This exciting mixed ensemble hails from Centenary State High School under the direction of Alex Van den Broek, herself a Centenary alumna currently pursuing a Bachelor of Music at Queensland University of Technology. Centenary Vocal Ensemble began as a classroom activity that quickly blossomed into a formal ensemble, tackling both accompanied and a cappella repertoire across pop, rock, jazz, musical theatre, and contemporary choral genres. Their Wild Card-winning...read more
Congratulations to AUS-ACA National Finalists The Grammarphones from Toowoomba Grammar School! Their qualifying performance contained spirited renditions of Billy Joel’s “For the Longest Time” and “Kiss the Girl” (from Disney’s The Little Mermaid). Both tunes were bursting with gentlemanly charm and panache that is sure to capture many hearts at the National Finals. “For the Longest Time” featured singers Jonathan Joshi, Kenny Han, Mason Watts and Chris Paton navigating a demanding melodic line...read more
Congratulations to AUS-ACA National Finalists OC Chamber Singers from Ormiston College! Their impressive qualifying performance featured Daniel Moore’s “Shambala” (as made popular by Three Dog Night) and the main theme song from “Ghostbusters.” “Shambala” not only spotlighted a number of star soloists across the group but also made use of snaps, claps, and vocal percussion to great rhythmic effect for an upbeat and uplifting result. The comedically theatrical “Ghostbusters” theme showcased...read more