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Ms Victoria Newton


Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 9370 6546
Mobile: 0413 461 480
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML1.120  

Victoria is the head of jazz voice at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts and also lectures in contemporary voice.

Current teaching

  • MUS1305, MUS2305, MUS3305, MUS4305 - Jazz Principal Study
  • MUS4421 - Contemporary Principal Study
  • MUS4114 - Principal Practice Project - Jazz and Contemporary
  • MUS1312, MUS2312, MUS3310, MUS4309 - Jazz Special Projects (Jazz Vocal Workshop)
  • MUS1311, MUS2311, MUS3305, MUS4305 - Jazz Large Ensemble (Jazz Vocal Ensemble)
  • MUS4406 - Contemporary Ensemble
  • MUS1410, MUS2410 - Contemporary Music Techniques (Contemporary Performance Skills)


  • Certificate IV in Training & Assessment, Edith Cowan University, 2013.
  • Bachelor of Music Major in Jazz Performance, Edith Cowan University, 2009.
  • Associate Diploma of Performing Arts Music, Edith Cowan University, 1983.

Research Outputs

Creative Arts Research Outputs

  • Chapman , S., Torrance, V., Boykz-Hatcher, N., Larner, P. (2019). Extending the role of the vocalist in Electronic Dance Music (UK Rave/Breakbeat). The Terrace Bar, Perth; The Radio Bar, Fitzroy Melbourne..

Creative Arts Research Outputs

  • Torrance, V., Booth, P., Serci, G., Mantovani, D., Simpson, E., Singh, S. (2014). The Patchwork Project. Southbank Centre, London.
  • Greig, J., Torrance, V. (2014). Sing Sing Sing (Musical Directors). Music Auditorium, WAAPA.
  • Torrance, V., Booth, P., Jayasinha, SP., Mantovani, D. (2014). Bansangu Orchestra (Guest Vocalist). Spice of Life, London.
  • Torrance, V., Windsor, G., Davies, A., Au, C., Spiers, A. (2014). Victoria Newton at the 606 Club. 606 Club, London, United Kingdom.
  • Torrance, V., Tarr, C., Abbey, N., Jeans, S., Cohen, T. (2014). Victoria Newton at the Perth International Jazz Festival. Forrest Place Perth, WA.

Creative Arts Research Outputs

  • Pooley, P., Tarr, C., Cohen, T., Torrance, V. (2013). Victoria Newton Jazz. The Ellington Jazz Club, Perth.
  • Torrance, V., D'aiello , R., Montrone, B., Di Lecce, D., Boccara, L. (2013). Victoria Newton with Renato D'Aiello. Ronnie Scott's, London.
  • Torrance, V. (2013). Voice with Special Guest Victoria Newton. Hideaway Jazz Club, London.
  • Torrance, V., Lapthorn, T., Booth, P., Gasgoyne, G., France, N. (2013). Victoria Newton Band featuring Tim Lapthorn. 606 Club, London.

Creative Arts Research Outputs

  • Torrance, V., Booth, P. (2012). Victoria Newton/Paul Booth Project 2012. The Boisdale of Canary Wharf / The 606 Jazz Club.
  • Torrance, V., Sandon, J., Florrison, K. (2012). The Collaboratory presents Victoria Newton with James Sandon and Karl Florrison. The Ellington Jazz Club, Perth.
  • Torrance, V., O'Halloran, T., Jeans, S., Sandon, J., Florisson, K., Falle, B. (2012). JAZZWA Showcase 2012. The Bakery, Perth.

Creative Arts Research Outputs

  • Torrance, V., Booth, P., O'Halloran, T. (2011). Victoria Newton/Paul Booth Project. The Ellington Jazz Club.
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