SONGCO LAB 2018 #1
9-19 January, Sydney

vocalisation + collaboration = SONGCO LAB

Our all-year-round summer school – apply now for one of a limited number of places to rehearse, workshop, and perform alongside The Song Company's elite vocal ensemble.

This is an exceptional opportunity for individual and professional development, open to singers at varying career stages (age: 18+), both professional or aspiring professional and experienced amateurs; as well as offering valuable ensemble experience with additional specialist workshops and mentoring, participants will be considered for the VOCALIZATION program, and future mainstage and education projects with The Song Company.

SongCo Lab 2018 #1 is taking place in parallel with the 2018 Festival of Summer Voices / National Choral School including some joint activities/performance. Our closing concert is open to the public:



Participants should be available for all the following sessions:
Tue 9 Jan 2018 4pm-8pm;
Wed 10 Jan 2018 4pm-8pm;
Thu 11 Jan 2018 4pm-9.30pm;
Fri 12 Jan 2018 4pm-8pm;
Mon 15 Jan 2018 4pm-9.30pm;
Tue 16 Jan 2018 4pm-8pm;
Wed 17 Jan 2018 4pm-6pm;
Thu 18 Jan 2018 5pm-8.30pm (extra session);
Fri 19 Jan 2018 4pm-9.30pm;


This is a non-residential course:
UNSW Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia


$1250 full fee;
$800 student/young professional fee;
Financial assistance towards the fee may be available – please give reasons if requesting assistance.
Sheet music will be provided for all workshops/rehearsals/performances.


Applications for SongCo Lab 2018 #1 are now closed, but expressions of interest for future SongCo Labs are welcome:
1. Please email your expression of interest, stating voice type, range, and current situation briefly;
2. In addition, CVs and audio (live recordings only – maximum duration: 10') may be uploaded here.
3. Small vocal ensembles may also apply (even if not all members are available for the specific dates).

SONGCO LAB 2018 #1

Our second-ever SongCo Lab baker's dozen (L-R) – Hester Wright, Antony Pitts, Ethan Taylor, Anna Fraser, Patrick Baker, Andrea Catzel, Chloe Lankshear, Owen Elsley, Robert Macfarlane, Mark Donnelly, Claire Burrell-McDonald, Andrew O'Connnor, Hannah Fraser:


Our first-ever SongCo Lab baker's dozen (L-R) – Marjorie Butcher, Antony Pitts, Richard Black, Jonathan Borg, Anna Fraser, Billie Palin, Andrew O'Connor, Louise Keast, Mark Donnelly, Rowan Grigg, Nyssa Milligan, Susannah Lawergren, Ellery Durrant: