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Knox: Amplified 2018

Calling All Musicians, Vocalists and Performers

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Knox: Amplified is a range of FREE music making workshops alongside some of Melbourne's best musicians, where you will learn, jam and develop new skills and perform together, culminating in performances at Stringybark Festival Sunday 21st October 2019.
Collaborating artists include Nicky Bomba and members of the Melbourne Ska Orchestra, The Mighty Buzzniks, Idiomatic Arts and Melbourne’s top Cabaret producers, Winding Road Productions.

Here's how to get AMPLIFIED...



Cabaret Showcase: Winding Road Productions

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Saturday 25 August, 5pm & 8pm @ KCAC


The Knox Amplified Cabaret Showcase Program provided an exciting opportunity for local amatuer performers to work with multi award winning cabaret performers/producers, Melissa Langton and Mark Jones.

Following auditions, six lucky performers were selected to participate in workshops at Knox Community Arts Centre with Melissa and Mark throughout July and August.

They have been working on writing cabaret scripts, microphone technique, lighting a show, structuring and developing a cabaret show.

Come along and support our local talent as they perform their original cabaret shows at Knox Community Arts Centre on Saturday 25th August.

Saturday 25 August 5pm & 8pm
Adults $10, Concession/Child $5 (non-allocated seating)
IMPORTANT - Please be aware that some of the content of our cabaret shows have adult themes, particularly for the 8pm show. Parent / guardian discretion is advised when purchasing tickets for children under 15 years.
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Music Making Workshops with Nicky Bomba & members of the Melbourne Ska Orchestra

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Bring your instruments, vocal chords and musical dreams to these highly engaging music making sessions, working alongside some of Melbourne’s best musicians. Collaborate, build new works, get inspired, share your ideas, and skill up by the second.

Workshop Dates @ KCAC (Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions):
3rd September 7pm - 9pm
17th September 7pm - 9pm
8 October 7pm - 9pm

Performance Dates:
15th October - KCAC (open rehearsal)
21st October - Stringybark Festival (main performance)


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Music Industry Forum

Monday 24 September, 7pm @ KCAC


Making your way in the music business as an independent artist calls for some skills as well as some industry know-how. If you’re passionate about making it in the music industry, this session gives you unprecedented access to music industry professionals and local industry mentors. Ask the questions you’ve always wanted to and listen to other’s journeys and insights.

Industry line-up includes The Sound of Melbourne Records, ASV Singing Academy and Nicky Bomba

Limited availability so bookings are required.
FREE
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School Holiday Music Workshop

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Tuesday 2 October, 10am - 1pm @ KCAC

The Mighty Buzzniks lead their unique 'Build-a-Song' workshops, opening doors to imagination, creativity and expression through singing, songwriting and performance. Expect a creative, fun and rewarding experience!

Tuesday 2nd October 10am - 1pm
FREE
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Knox: Amplified is supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria

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