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EVENTS in 2016!

The chapter committees have busily been preparing some exciting events for 2016, so make sure you mark these dates on your calendar!

This list will be continuously updated when more information becomes available.

We look forward to seeing you at one of these events soon!


The Accent Method: Outs and Ins with Dr. Ron Morris

WHEN: Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd April 2016

WHERE: Brindabella Christian College, 136 Brigalow St, Lyneham

TIME: 9:00am - 4:30pm


Singing Teaching: Back to Basics

WHEN: Sunday, March 13th 2016

WHERE: 2/134 Queens Rd, Canada Bay

TIME: 1:00pm - 4:30pm

The Emotive Music Theatre Voice

ANATS NSW Regional Workshop

WHEN: Sunday, 22nd May, 2016

WHERE: Catapult Dance Studio, Newcastle

TIME: 9:30am - 4:00pm

2-DAY SPECIAL EVENT with David Sisco - Broadway & Beyond

WHEN: Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd July 2016

WHERE: JMC Academy, 561 Harris St, Sydney

TIME: 9:00am - 5:00pm both days

Learning From the Experts: Singing, Songwriting & Self-Publishing

with Clive Harrison & Jim Shipstone

WHEN: August (date TBC)

Cabaret Workshop

WHEN: Sunday 23rd October, 2016


Introducing AMEB Musical Theatre

WHEN: February 6th, 2016

WHERE: AMEB Studios, Brisbane

A Conversation with Jacqui Dark

WHEN: April 17th, 2016

WHERE: Brisbane

An interview and masterclass with the versatile opera singer Jacqui Dark. Jacqui has appeared as principal in many Opera Australia productions, starred in her own cabaret show and is currently performing as Mother Abbess in The Sound of Music.

Good Singing is Good Singing

WHEN: May 15th, 2016

WHERE: Sunshine Coast

Basic principles of good singing apply to all singers, regardless of style. This masterclass focuses on the elements of healthy, free and stylistic singing, with particular emphasis on crossover repertoire. Presented by Irene Bartlett and Geoff Ashenden.

Jazz Technical Workshop

WHEN: August 6th, 2016

WHERE: Brisbane Jazz Club

Presented in conjunction with the inaugural Brisbane Jazz Festival, this workshop will address the specific technical challenges associated with jazz singing. Presented by Irene Bartlett.

The Power of Emotion: Primal Sound in Contemporary Singing Styles

WHEN: September 16 - 18th, 2016

WHERE: QLD Conservatorium, Brisbane

Qld chapter’s major event for the year! This symposium addresses cutting edge research and good practice in contemporary singing, with international keynote speakers including Mark de-Lisser (vocal coach on BBC’s The Voice, singing teacher to Jesse J and author of ‘SING OUT!’ and ‘Inspire Your Choir’). Presentations will range from masterclasses to technical and style lectures, with options for individual lessons. Presented in conjunction with Qld Conservatorium of Music.



Keynote speaker: Susan-Ann Walker

WHEN: March 20th 2016

WHERE: Dimattina's on Lygon Street


WHEN: May 1st 2016

Performertunity (North)

WHEN: June 17th 2016

AGM/Methodologies Day/Speed Dating

WHEN: July 24th 2016

Performertunity (South)

WHEN: August 19th 2016

2-Day International Event

WHEN: October 1st - 2nd 2016

Christmas Dinner

WHEN: November 26th 2016


AMEB Musical Theatre Syllabus Launch

WHEN: Sunday 28th February, 2016

WHERE: UWA Claremont

Sing into Spring VI

WHEN: Saturday 27th August, 2016

ANATS WA Prize at the North of Perth Festival

WHEN: To be held in September

A Masterclass with Mary King

WHEN: Sunday 20th March, 2016

WHERE: WAAPA Music Auditorium

TIME: 2 - 4pm

May Mini-Conference

"PRISM: Performing Strategies, Preparation, Psychology & Learning"

WHEN: Sunday 22nd May, 2016

WHERE: WAAPA Music Auditorium

TIME: 10am - 4:30pm



WHEN: Saturday 16th April, 2016

WHERE: O'Leary Walker Wines, Main North Road, Leasingham (Clare Valley)

TOPIC: Android & Mac apps, digital and audio technology info for teachers & students

PRESENTERS: Pauline Garrard and Alistair Knight

Professional Development DAY #1

WHEN: Sunday 24th July, 2016

WHERE: North Adelaide Community Centre, 176 Tyne Street, North Adelaide

TOPIC: Professional training for the classical voice

PRESENTERS: Mario Bellanova & Giselle Blanchard - International opera singers

TIME: 9:30am - 5:00pm


WHEN: Sunday 28th August, 2016

WHERE: St John's Anglican Church, 379 Halifax Street, Adelaide

TOPIC: How to set up and run your own studio

PLUS: ANATS SA & NT Chapter AGM from 3:45pm - 5:00pm

TIME: 1:30 - 3:30pm


WHEN: Sunday 18th September, 2016

WHERE: Pulteney Grammar School, 190 South Terrace, Adelaide

TOPIC: SACE the Music! Year 12 vocal performance opportunity, with expert written evaluations provided.

TIME: 1:00 - 4:00pm

Professional Development Day #2

WHEN: Sunday 6th November, 2016

WHERE: North Adelaide Community Centre, 176 Tyne Street, North Adelaide

TOPIC: Body-mapping for singers & perceptual listening skills ("Do you hear what I hear?")

PRESENTER: Dr. Irene Bartlett

TIME: 9:30am - 5:00pm


To be confirmed.

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