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Free concerts at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
WAAPA Jazz Young Artists Ensemble

In an exciting collaboration, WAAPA and WAYJO come together to present a showcase of the rising stars of the jazz world in the WAAPA Jazz Young Artists Ensemble.

Opening night: 24th May, 7.00 pm
Closing night: 24th May, 7.00 pm
Music performances at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
Guitar Heroes

WAAPA guitar lecturer, Freddie Grigson, leads the incredibly talented jazz guitar students through a diverse range of music featuring the king of the string instruments (according to them!).

Opening night: 13th Jun, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 13th Jun, 7.30 pm
Music performances at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
Mingus Ah-Um

This high-energy ensemble will pay tribute to this legend, playing an assortment of Mingus’ most famous works tinged with soul, hard bop, gospel, free jazz and classical music.

Opening night: 8th Aug, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 8th Aug, 7.30 pm
Special events at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
WAAPA and ECU Open Day 2018

The WAAPA / ECU Open Day is a perfect opportunity to explore behind the scenes. Come and see WAAPA in action!

Opening night: 12th Aug, 10.00 am
Closing night: 12th Aug, 10.00 am
Music performances at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
Phat Funk!

Get down and boogie with all the classic soul, neo-soul, funk and R&B favourites.

Opening night: 16th Aug, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 16th Aug, 7.30 pm
Music performances at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
Songs from the Coast

The WAAPA Afro-Peruvian ensemble showcases high-level WAAPA music students from all year groups collaborating to perform original music combining Afro-Peruvian and jazz musical elements.

Opening night: 6th Sep, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 6th Sep, 7.30 pm
Free concerts at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
Postgraduate Research Showcase

The WAAPA Postgraduate Research Showcase offers a rare opportunity for audiences to be dazzled and intrigued by arts projects in their nascent stages, to view the ideas that will transform the future of arts practice.

Opening night: 10th Sep, 6.30 pm
Closing night: 10th Sep, 6.30 pm
Music performances at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
Sentimental Moods and Soulful Attitudes

Our jazz Vocal Ensemble will have you grooving in your seats to soul classics with lush vocal harmonies in abundance.

Opening night: 19th Sep, 7.00 pm
Closing night: 19th Sep, 7.00 pm
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