WAAPA has a thriving postgraduate research program covering a broad range of performing arts disciplines, with a particular strength in practice-led research.
This exciting musical experience puts the stirring emotional power and rhythmic grooves of Peruvian jazz centre stage.
If your only experience of Brazilian music is The Girl from Ipanema, then it's time to broaden your horizons and experience the incredible variety of rhythms and sounds from this exciting, dynamic part of the world.
WAAPA’s Jazz students take us on an experimental journey of jazz fusion’s most famous works, combined with rock, electric instruments, and plenty of grooves.
WAAPA's Jazz students will play selections of Charles Mingus' works, tinged with the blues, hard bop, gospel, free jazz and classical music, in an uplifting tribute concert to this American jazz legend and his musical muses.
From the swinging sounds of Ella Fitzgerald and Count Basie, to the smash hits of pop and R&B powerhouse Beyoncé, the WAAPA Jazz Vocalists and Big Band take you on a journey into the timeless world of vocal big band classics and beyond!