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Vocal Works Weekend Workshop


Our first event for 2014 is VOCAL WORKS WEEKEND WORKSHOP, which is taking place in the stunning acoustics of Marrickville Town Hall on Saturday and Sunday, March 1 and March 2. 

It's a rare chance for export vocal tuition by three outstanding professionals - our own Michelle Leonard, renowned vocal coach Manuela Ochakovski and international contemporary dramatic soprano Marie Angel. Accompanied by our talented Benjamin Burton, the weekend will be a unique opportunity to explore the voice. Places are strictly limited! So book now!

There is also a masterclass for the public on Sunday at 4pm. So if you can't get to the weekend, come along to the concert and learn something new about the voice. 

Workshops explore breathing and posture, singing in a relaxed way, vocal blending in a choir, the challenges of intonation, physical exercises and creating atmosphere in music. The weekend finishes with a masterclass concert.

Manuela Ochakovski: “Basic principles of the voice”.

From her Netherlands vocal studio, Manuela has developed an outstanding international reputation for coaching singers from Europe and the USA, as well as being vocal coach at La Monnaie Opera House in Brussels.

Marie Angel: “Creating physical presence and atmosphere for music.”

Known for the versatility of her soprano voice, Marie has worked closely with Harrison Birtwistle, Philip Glass, Louis Andriessen and Michael Nyman and appears after the Adelaide Fringe Festival concert with pianist Sally Whitwell in a program of Nyman and Glass.

Michelle Leonard:  “Surprise your expectations of what singing in a choir can be.”

Widely sought after as a choral clinician, educator and conductor particularly of contemporary Australian repertoire,

Michelle is the Artistic Director and Founder of the award-winning Moorambilla Voices and the Leichhardt Espresso Chorus choirs.

Places are strictly limited! Book now! The price for the weekend is $160.00 which includes all workshops, concert performance and all music. Book your place online or contact Lliane Clarke for more information on 0423 853 210 or   

 for the weekend workshop


An open masterclass with renowned European vocal coach Manuela Ochakovski, award-winning artistic director and choral conductor Michelle Leonard and international contemporary dramatic soprano Marie Angel. Accompanied by talented pianist Benjamin Burton, in the stunning acoustics of Marrickville Town Hall, the masterclass is ideal for all singers, teachers and coaches.

for the masterclass

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