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About International Student Performing Arts Tour

The Gold Coast Arts Academy International Student Performing Arts Tour enables international students to visit the stunning Gold Coast with many incredible sightseeing adventures, including the stunning Gold Coast beaches.

Whilst on the Gold Coast, students will experience a one-day music/drama/vocal workshop. They will work with exceptional performing arts teachers who are experts in their field.

Plus, students will also experience a music, drama or vocal workshop with an Australian flavour, culminating in a public performance at an Australian outdoor venue, just metres from our beautiful beaches.

International Student Performing Arts Tour Outline

  1. Welcome meet and greet and official welcome from Principal of Gold Coast Arts Academy.
  2. Brief introduction to music and the arts in Australia by the Artistic Director
    • PowerPoint & DVD presentation capturing Australian students performing and sharing their talents
    • Brief discussion of the importance of music, dance and drama in Australian schools.
  3. Instrumental students participate in a 1.5-hour orchestral rehearsal with a dedicated and passionate Australian conductor.
    • The conductor will workshop 3 classic traditional Australian instrumental arrangements:
      1. “The Man from Snowy River”
      2. “Australian Medley”
      3. “Click go the shears”.
    • Students rehearse their items and enjoy learning about Australian songs and culture along the way.
  4. Students participate in a 1.5-hour choral workshop with an expert choral conductor.
    • Students will explore vocal techniques through well-known Australian songs, including: (1) “We are Australian” and (2), “Waltzing Matilda”.
    • Students will also have some fun learning some actions to perform with these loved Australian songs.
  5. Students are treated to an enjoyable Australian afternoon tea, including vegemite sandwiches, lamingtons and fairy bread!
  6. Students enjoy a one-hour contemporary Australian music workshop.
    • Students can choose to participate in either a percussion, guitar, piano or vocal workshop.
    • Students will learn a classic Australian rock song and then perform it in small ensembles.
  7. The experience will culminate in either a performance at Gold Coast Arts Academy for local members of the community or a performance in Broadbeach Mall or on Surfers Paradise Beach to members of the public.

Students will return home, always remembering their Australian music workshop experience, meeting new people, performing on the Gold Coast, learning about Australian music and Australian culture and enjoying the experience of working with industry professionals who can grow their musicianship and performance skills and experience.

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Cost & Timings

  • 1-Day Masterclass and Workshop
  • 50 Students or less – $2,500 AUD
  • More than 50 students – $50 AUD per student

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