DAY ONE - Thursday, October 4
Welcome Reception (included in conference price)
DAY TWO - Friday, October 5
Inner Voice: Meditation, chant and creative visualization.
What does it mean to sing? (Brian Gill)
What does it mean to teach? (David Sisco)
What is voice science and why is it relevant? (Brian Gill)
Singing and teaching across styles
Building Resilience: Vocal Health and Care
Moving Forward: Creative Industries and Expectations
DAY THREE - Saturday, October 6
Sydney Alexander Technique: Introductory session
Recital Busy-ness: Strategies and tools for successful student recitals and showcases.
The Power of Cabaret.
So you want to write your own Teaching Program?
Learning together: Encouraging independent learning through student teacher collaboration.
Performance Anxiety: How can we help?
VCM: Vocalist As Complete Musician. Utilising Tetrachords.
Contemporary Voice (x2)
Characterisation in Song
Addressing the Elephant in the Room: Belting
Vocal identity: Narratives to Neurons.
“What do you do at the start of a lesson?”: The Voice Teacher’s Approach in Australia.
(Heather Fletcher, Prof Jane Davidson, Dr Amanda Krause)
International Perspectives on Musical Theatre Training .
(Scott Harrison and Jessica O’Bryan)
Singing teachers and the development of young voices.
The adolescent female singer: What pedagogy is best for her voice?
Female Adolescent Voice and Repertoire.
Towards an effective method for improved tonal variety in Contemporary Commercial Music vocal performance.
Hear me out: Motivating factors in the creative processes of the contemporary singer-songwriter.
The Missing Link.
(Anita Marie Martin)
Lost in translation: The impact of registration terminology on vocal crossover training.
Registration Terminology in Contemporary Commercial Music: Pedagogical Practices in Australian Voice Education.
‘Magpie Memories’, A Looper Opera in Development.
What Truly Resonates: Using Songwriting to Help Young Singers. (Helen Perris)
Exploring Interactivity In Lessons With Voice And Video.
The Songs Sung by my Third Great Grandmother, an Australian Immigrant in the Late 1870s.
The Influence of the increased output of New Zealand poetry on New Zealand vocal music.
Learning and teaching songs by Peter Sculthorpe (1929-2014). (Cathy Aggett)
Auditioning for Musical Theatre in Australia - A Guide for Teachers and Students.
The impact of tertiary musical theatre study on the psychological wellbeing of its students.
Beyond The Studio: The influence of group singing in young lives. (Amelia Nell)
The Role of Gesture and Body-Movement in the Teaching and Learning of Singing. An Overview.
Science meets Bel Canto: The Influence of Manuel Garcia II on the Teachings of Pauline Garcia Viardot.
Unpacking the Vocalise for the 21st Century Singing Studio.
German Lieder in Modern Australia. Practice and perception.
Profiling the 21st Century Pre Adolescent Voice Teacher.
(Marisa Lee Naismith)
Square pegs, round holes: the placement of adolescent boys’ voices into SATB repertoire.
(Nathan Scott and Marie van Gend)
Young Male Voices in Transition.
Contemporary singing and the singing-self.
Contemporary Commercial Music (CCM) Vocal Pedagogy: A Matter of Style!
(Marisa Lee Naismith)
Singing - The Brain/Voice Connection.
Voice science, neuroplasticity and ways of learning.
(Di Hughes and Belinda Lemon-McMahon)
(Di Hughes and Dan Robinson)
Stop the world; I’ve lost my Voice: A study of vocal remedies used by singers.
Teaching Vocal Technique to Choral Singers.
The Aging Singer- Singing for Life.
Introducing Music Dramatic Improvisation: A Multifaceted Discipline.
Investigating performance career making and career transition through the lens of Australia’s elite classical singers”.
30 years of ANATS
Conference Dinner - Masquerade Ball (additional cost)
DAY FOUR - Sunday, October 7
Vocal warm-up (Marisa Lee Naismith)
Amplification for singers (Ben Nash)
Life as a YouTube Singing Teacher: The good, the bad and the busy. (Daniel Robinson)
Music Theatre Then and Now (David Sisco)
New Horizons - Research and Publishing
A Voice Forever - Ageing Voice
Significance, Inspiration and Currency: The Classical Voice
Independent Studio Practice in Australia
ANATS Anniversary Song recording session
Please note: conference program is correct at time of publication but is subject to change