NEWS

Announcing our 2014 Headliners
Press & Media
Announcing our 2014 Headliners: Ben Lee, Clare Bowditch and The Exchange. The Festival of Voices prides itself on its passion and opportunities for participation. Exclusive and unique to the Festival of Voices, singers of all levels, abilities, backgrounds and locations (yes, jump on a plane and come join us) will have the opportunity to get up close and personal singing alongside these...>>read more
FOV Update
THE FESTIVAL OF VOICES PARTNERS WITH UTAS TO DEVELOP SMALL BUSINESS Got an idea for a business? Need networks, support and mentorship? See a connection between arts and business? Want to make money from your art? In 2013, the Festival of Voices ran a leadership course with UTAS which culminated in more than 20 participants working on the Festival of Voices in a leadership capacity. This year,...>>read more
Press & Media
THE Festival of Voices, the Tasmanian Writers Centre and Hobart’s historic Hadleys Hotel are hopping into bed together. But there’s nothing X-rated going on – just a little Pillow Talk. Pillow Talk is a new poetry project, giving Tasmanian poets the chance to have their work printed on Hadleys’ pillows and read by every hotel guest during the upcoming Festival of Voices. Poets are invited to...>>read more
FOV Update
Festival of Voices is celebrating ten years and delighted to offer your organisation the opportunity to support the Festival in 2014. And here’s how you can do it: We have a range of space available should you like to advertise in our upcoming program. 75,000 copies of our program will be printed and inserted into The Mercury on Saturday May 10 state-wide. 20,000 programs will also be distributed...>>read more
Perfect Tripod
Press & Media
Tickets on sale 24 March The musical comedy supergroup that is Perfect Tripod (Eddie Perfect and Tripod) are crossing the Bass Strait to bring their acclaimed show Australian Songs to the Theatre Royal, Hobart on Friday 6 June - Saturday 7 June 2014.   Combining comedy scene favourites Tripod with the vocal and arranging skills of showbiz powerhouse Eddie Perfect, Perfect Tripod have struck a...>>read more
Melody Beck, Winner of 2014 International Cabaret Contest
FOV Update
Tasmanian Cabaret Festival sat on the judging panel last week for the 2014 International Cabaret Contest in Sydney. Judges on hand for the evening included Tasmania Cabaret Festival Producer Lucinda Wilson, Adelaide Cabaret Festival Producer Torben Brookman, Noosa Long Weekend Artistic Director Ian MacKellar and Ballarat Cabaret Festival Artistic Director Graeme Russell, who collectively had the...>>read more
FOV Update
Produced in partnership with Allison Farrow and dell'Arte Productions, The Tasmanian Cabaret Festival is a Festival of Voices initiative, new to Hobart and Tasmania, established to become more part of the Australian and International cabaret circuit. Since raising the idea of the Tasmanian Cabaret Festival a few weeks ago, we've already been invited to judge the International Cabaret Concert...>>read more
FOV Update
Congratulations to the Festival of Voices, the only Tasmanian organisation so far to be successful with Creative Partnership Australia's Plus One Program.>>read more
FOV Update
In 2014, the Festival of Voices presents...Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf, a classic tale for children of the twenty first century. The story we know and love with songs, silliness and audience interaction, is a hit for the whole family.>>read more
Press & Media
Kim Smith was a startling feature in Voicebox at the Festival of Voices in 2012 and is back by popular demand to curate the full season of Voicebox in 2014. An Australian performer, and world-star in the making, now based in New York, boy does he have a few surprises in store!>>read more
Press & Media
Submissions for Handmade are now closed. Robert Jarman, Artistic Curator of Handmade (a program of new works as part of the Festival of Voices).>>read more
FOV Update
Though still in planning stages, we are very excited about the potential to collaborate with the Australian Red Cross and the Bridging Visa Social Club, on the VOICES UNHEARD project. A remarkable opportunity which would see Hobart based Asylum Seekers and members of the Tasmanian community who have offered the hand of friendship, join together in storytelling and culture sharing through song!>>read more
Workshops
Announcing the 2014 workshop leaders joining us for our very special 10th Anniversary Festival of Voices. On the 4th of July 2014, we will start celebrating our 10th Birthday in grand vocal style. To start the celebrations we announce our major workshop leaders who will take choristers through five days of vocal training and learning, culminating in participation in performances of serious...>>read more