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Summersong Music Camp 2011

The 12th annual Summersong Music Camp will take place at Lake Ainsworth Sport & Recreation Centre in Lennox Head from January 14-21st, 2011.  This 8-day music holiday camp for adults caters to aspiring musicians through professionals, and offers daily classes in Songwriting, A Capella singing, Guitar, Bass, African Drumming, African Dancing, Band Lab, Home Recording, Looping and Singing, Soloing, Jamming, plus bodywork, concerts, and celebration.  There are Partial Youth Scholarships available for those ages 17 – 24.

The faculty includes, Tony Backhouse, Kristina Olsen, Mr Percival, Aurora Jane, Karl Farren, Fumi Yamamoto, Elliott Orr, Josie Kurukulie, Luciano Mesiti, Anthony Payn, and surprise guests.

Visit: www.summersongmusiccamp.com for registration and all info, or contact: apearl@mullum.com.au
Visit Summersong on YouTube as of September 3rd.

Alison Pearl Presents PO Box 234 Mullumbimby NSW 2482 Ph (61) 2 66 845 570 Mob 0428 845 570


Tony Backhouse Acapella Workshops

Friday 3 September – Sunday 5 September

Weekend workshop in Fremantle, WA

Contact: gya42@yahoo.com

Friday 10 September – Sunday 12 September

Weekend workshop in Warrnambool, Victoria

Contact Liz: erjackway@wideband.net.au

Tony Backhouse Workshops

Tony Backhouse, BA, B.Mus, is one of the leaders in the Australasian a cappella movement.

He founded Australia’s foremost a cappella gospel choir Café of the Gate of Salvation in 1986, and directed it for 21 years. He arranged and composed the bulk of their repertoire and still writes music regularly for them. He founded a cappella choir the Honeybees and has directed and sung with reclusive male a cappella trio Heavenly Lights since 1996. In demand for his inspiring teaching style, Tony has run more than 2000 vocal workshops throughout the world for the public, for festivals, schools, universities, churches, organisations and corporate training events. He currently lives in Auckland, New Zealand.

Saturday 14 August

Afternoon Workshop in Sydney

Contact: steph_king@bigpond.com

Sunday 15 August

Afternoon workshop in Kiama, NSW

Contact Terri: rowe31@tpg.com.au

Friday August 20- Sunday August 22

Weekend workshop in Brisbane

Contact Ingrid James: ingridjames@optusnet.com.au
Spencer Whiteley – 0412 155 106 skdj@optusnet.com.au

Sounds of Singchronicity July 2010

What a big month we have coming up, with choirs, festivals, workshops, kirtans, concerts and drumming.

Tony Backhouse, Brian Martin, Terry Oldfield, Chris James and Elliot Orr just to name a few!

Click here to download Sounds of Singchronicity July 10

Tony Backhouse Workshops

Tony Backhouse is conducting a range of workshops around the country and promises an energising and uplifting experience to anyone who loves to sing.  If you haven’t caught up with Tony yet, I encourage you to do so.  It is an experience that will never be forgotten.

Friday 2 – Sunday 4 July

Weekend workshop in Canberra
Contact Liz: LizKeirs@grapevine.net.au

Friday 9 July

Workshops at Festival of Voices, Hobart, Tas.

Saturday 10 July & Sunday 11 July

Weekend workshop at Launceston, Tas.
Contact: http://www.taca.org.au/

Saturday August 20- Sunday August 22

Weekend workshop in Brisbane
Contact Ingrid: ingridjames@optusnet.com.au

The Desert Choir with Tony Backhouse

19 – 26th June

The DESERT CHOIR – Central Australia
Feel your voice rise with the choir as the sun sets over the ancient landscape of Central Australia;
explore the primal connection between song and country; enjoy the company of the Desert Choir
as voices are raised together in celebration of being and walking in a profound place.
Enjoy singing with aboriginal people and each other along the magnificent Larapinta Trail of Central Australia.l