WAAPA’s Lunchtime Concert Series is being presented as part of the Restart the Arts with Government House initiative
Starting Tuesday August 4th, the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) will launch a series of four lunchtime, live-streamed concerts, performed in the stunning acoustics of the Government House Ballroom.
Concerts will be live-streamed from WAAPA’s Facebook page, from 1pm – 1.40pm every Tuesday until September.
Tuesday, 1st September – WAAPA Gospel Choir
Another amazing performance from WAAPA’s Lunchtime Concert Series as the WAAPA Gospel Choir produced a moving performance that was streamed live from the Government House Ballroom. The choir was formed in 2015 by Matt Allen.
An audition-only ensemble, consisting of Bachelor of Music students from WAAPA’s Contemporary Music course, the choir is a fixture of the WA music community and have collaborated with the likes of Mama Kin Spender, Katie Steele and Perth Symphony Orchestra.
The WAAPA Gospel Choir has also recently recorded with hip hop giant Drapht and features on his latest album, ‘Seven Mirrors’, nominated for an Aria Award in 2016 and have also recorded with local rap legend Coin Banks. They’ve also worked with Gospel singing sensation Melonie Daniels-Walker from New York City, who has acted as vocal director and backing vocalist for stars such as Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, and Michael Jackson. One not to be missed!
Music Director: Matt Allen
How to watch:
- WAAPA’s Facebook page
- Government House Ballroom – tickets are free but registration is essential! Book via https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=651589&