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Contemporary Music

Free concerts at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
Grindhouse Grooves

Put a spring in your step with these energising free jazz gigs.

Opening night: 26th Feb, 12.30 pm
Closing night: 15th Oct, 12.30 pm
Free concerts at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
Box Beats

WAAPA's Jazz and Contemporary Music staff and students, along with special visiting guests, provide energetic sounds for that afternoon pick-me-up.

Opening night: 27th Feb, 2.30 pm
Closing night: 30th Oct, 2.30 pm
Free concerts at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
Studio Sessions

Uplifting sets of acoustic rock, folk, soul and pop from WAAPA's talented singer- songwriters.

Opening night: 20th Mar, 1.10 pm
Closing night: 28th Aug, 1.10 pm
Free concerts at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
WAAPA in the Park

The City of Stirling, Edith Cowan University and WAAPA proudly present Australia's premier performing arts academy in concert.

Opening night: 23rd Mar, 7.00 pm
Closing night: 23rd Mar, 7.00 pm
Music performances at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
Glory!

Hear the joyful sound of young voices singing heavenly praises, with repertoire from the 16th century through to the modern era.

Opening night: 29th Aug, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 30th Aug, 7.30 pm
Music performances at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
Radio Active Albany

Radio Active is the culmination of a series of workshops run over a week by the WAAPA Contemporary Music staff combining secondary and tertiary students, who present a special, one-off performance in one of WA's finest theatres.

Opening night: 30th Aug, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 30th Aug, 7.30 pm
Free concerts at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
Postgraduate Research Showcase

This free event offers a rare opportunity for audiences to sample innovative arts projects in their nascent stages, and to view the ideas that will transform the future of arts discourse.

Opening night: 10th Sep, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 10th Sep, 7.30 pm
Music performances at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
Songbook Sessions

WAAPA's Music Artists present their fabulous original works along with creative rearrangements of iconic tunes from song masters of our modern times.

Opening night: 11th Sep, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 12th Sep, 7.30 pm
Music performances at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
Radio Active Perth

The show features a diverse repertoire of music from pop to rock, R'n'B to soul and funk classics in a spectacularly produced concert with a huge cast of highly talented young musicians and singers.

Opening night: 12th Sep, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 14th Sep, 7.30 pm
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