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2022
The concert and dinner -Christmas in July 4th July 2022
Although the normal mid-year VEV performance was cancelled, the show went on - as a concert on Sunday 3 July, followed by Christmas dinner!.
Voiceworks Invites you to join them for CHRISTMAS IN JULY, a truly inspiring Concert to celebrate the Silly Season long before it arrives, followed by a heartwarming Christmas Dinner. YUM!
WHEN
Sunday July 3, 2022
4:00pm Concert
6:00pm Christmas Dinner
WHERE
Shenton Park Community Centre
Cnr Herbert and Onslow Roads
Shenton Park
TICKETS
$25 includes Concert and Dinner (BYO drinks)
BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL
Book at https://www.trybooking.com/CAPCO
Christmas in July concert 22nd June 2022
Voiceworks Invites you to join them for CHRISTMAS IN JULY, a truly inspiring Concert to celebrate the Silly Season long before it arrives, followed by a heartwarming Christmas Dinner. YUM! WHEN Sunday July 3, 2022 4:00pm Concert 6:00pm Christmas Dinner WHERE Shenton Park Community Centre Cnr Herbert and Onslow Roads Shenton Park TICKETS $25 includes Concert and Dinner (BYO drinks) BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL Book at https://www.trybooking.com/CAPCO .
Valerie passed away earlier today.
Valerie had been suffering from leukemia for some time and this had forced her to stop
attending choir in October 2021. Vale Valerie Melrose 4th May 2022
Valerie passed away earlier today. Valerie had been suffering from leukemia for some time and this had forced her to stop attending choir in October 2021..
Following advice from the City of Subiaco, we are pleased to announce that from Friday 29 April masks will no longer be required to be worn inside the Community Centre. Removal of COVID Restrictions 29th April 2022
Following advice from the City of Subiaco, we are pleased to announce that from Friday 29 April masks will no longer be required to be worn inside the Community Centre. .
The workshop was very successful and gave everyone a taste of what is required for a public performance. It is a showcase for individual choir members and small groups to show their talent, combinining performances of several numbers by Voiceworks and by VoiceworksPLUS, including performances by a duo and several soloists. Constructive feedback was provided by a panel of professional musicians. VEV end of term one workshop performance 13th April 2022
The workshop was very successful and gave everyone a taste of what is required for a public performance. It is a showcase for individual choir members and small groups to show their talent, combinining performances of several numbers by Voiceworks and by VoiceworksPLUS, including performances by a duo and several soloists. Constructive feedback was provided by a panel of professional musicians. .
Perth's fine warm weather over the first seven weeks of term has been ideal for singing in the open air, minimizing the risk of Covid transmission by allowing wide spacing in a circle with or without masks.
(The tree is only a minor nuisance, and LED worklights enable scores to be read) VEV open air rehearsal #7 23rd March 2022
Perth's fine warm weather over the first seven weeks of term has been ideal for singing in the open air, minimizing the risk of Covid transmission by allowing wide spacing in a circle with or without masks. (The tree is only a minor nuisance, and LED worklights enable scores to be read).
News article about the Women's Hall of fame 2022 Maggie - Sunday Times 13 March 13th March 2022
News article about the Women's Hall of fame 2022.
On Friday night 4th March 2022, VEV Executive Director Maggie Wilde West was inducted into the WA Women’s Hall of Fame. 
The ceremony was held at Government House Ballroom. Maggie was honored and inducted for her lifetime’s work in the Arts especially her work with community choir and in particular her work with the establishment and running of Voiceworks Plus, our inclusive performance ensemble for the disabled.
Congratulations Maggie! Maggie Wilde West inducted into WA Women's Hall of Fame 5th March 2022
On Friday night 4th March 2022, VEV Executive Director Maggie Wilde West was inducted into the WA Women’s Hall of Fame. The ceremony was held at Government House Ballroom. Maggie was honored and inducted for her lifetime’s work in the Arts especially her work with community choir and in particular her work with the establishment and running of Voiceworks Plus, our inclusive performance ensemble for the disabled. Congratulations Maggie!.
With the rapid spread of the Omicron Covid variant in Perth, we have been very aware of the need for excellent ventilation and the inherent risks of transmission from singing inside. VEV rehearsals for the past four weeks have been held very successfully outside in the courtyard adjacent to the Shenton park Community centre, thanks to ideal fine summer weather and the use of temporary LED work lights so members can read musical scores! Singing outside 5th March 2022
With the rapid spread of the Omicron Covid variant in Perth, we have been very aware of the need for excellent ventilation and the inherent risks of transmission from singing inside. VEV rehearsals for the past four weeks have been held very successfully outside in the courtyard adjacent to the Shenton park Community centre, thanks to ideal fine summer weather and the use of temporary LED work lights so members can read musical scores!.
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The three performances on Friday 3 Dec and Saturday 4 Dec were sold out to very appreciative audiences. VEV performers, dressed in red and blue as super-heroes, re-created heroes such as Spiderman and dastardly villains such as the demon barber Sweeney Todd, and Mack the knife. Disney heroes were ignored, but the choir was on song for five Disney villains.
VEV show: Holding out for a hero 9th December 2021
The three performances on Friday 3 Dec and Saturday 4 Dec were sold out to very appreciative audiences. VEV performers, dressed in red and blue as super-heroes, re-created heroes such as Spiderman and dastardly villains such as the demon barber Sweeney Todd, and Mack the knife. Disney heroes were ignored, but the choir was on song for five Disney villains. .
The year came to a close on a balmy (some say Hot–hot-hot) evening at lake Jualbup rotunda in Shenton park. VoiceworksPLUS, accompanied by entertainer Robert Graham on keyboard and director Maggie Wilde-West, sang and performed a range of Christmas numbers to a very appreciative audience of about 300 comfortably spread out on the grass. 
Huge thanks to all who have supported VoiceworksPLUS this year! VW+ Carols in the Park 9th December 2021
The year came to a close on a balmy (some say Hot–hot-hot) evening at lake Jualbup rotunda in Shenton park. VoiceworksPLUS, accompanied by entertainer Robert Graham on keyboard and director Maggie Wilde-West, sang and performed a range of Christmas numbers to a very appreciative audience of about 300 comfortably spread out on the grass. Huge thanks to all who have supported VoiceworksPLUS this year!.
The inaugural VEV Joke Night fundraiser on Monday 1 November was a hilarious success overseen by MC Fred Fairthorne. Over 220 people competed in the Joke and silly hat competitions, whilst enjoying the food at Cambridge Forum food court and entertainment by keyboard wizard Robert Graham, plus 3 songs by the VEV choir directed by Jackson Griggs Voiceworks Joke Night 4th November 2021
The inaugural VEV Joke Night fundraiser on Monday 1 November was a hilarious success overseen by MC Fred Fairthorne. Over 220 people competed in the Joke and silly hat competitions, whilst enjoying the food at Cambridge Forum food court and entertainment by keyboard wizard Robert Graham, plus 3 songs by the VEV choir directed by Jackson Griggs .
The Long lunch was a huge success – thanks to everyone involved with special thanks to our major sponsors Miss Chows and Farmer Jacks Supermarkets ! 
The photo from left to right: Maggie (Voiceworks ED) Jacqui (Miss Chows) Alex ( successful auction bidder) and Fred (Farmer Jacks) 
The VoiceworksPLUS group astonished the audience with their version of “The Pirates of Bad Bum Bay” and set the tone for the entire event. VoiceworksPLUS Dare to Dream 4th October 2021
The Long lunch was a huge success – thanks to everyone involved with special thanks to our major sponsors Miss Chows and Farmer Jacks Supermarkets ! The photo from left to right: Maggie (Voiceworks ED) Jacqui (Miss Chows) Alex ( successful auction bidder) and Fred (Farmer Jacks) The VoiceworksPLUS group astonished the audience with their version of “The Pirates of Bad Bum Bay” and set the tone for the entire event..
VoiceworksPLUS: Cookie bakes a Cake
The World premiere performance of Cookie Bakes a Cake was a huge success and sold out both nights. Jointly written by the group and the creative team of Maggie Wilde West, Robert Graham, and Kim Addison this show started as homework while they were locked down due to Covid and evolved in a surprising way into something remarkable about an “ILL WIND” and the benefits of vaccination, somehow including the Pirates of Bad Bum Bay. VoiceworksPLUS Cookie Bakes a Cake 24th September 2021
VoiceworksPLUS: Cookie bakes a Cake The World premiere performance of Cookie Bakes a Cake was a huge success and sold out both nights. Jointly written by the group and the creative team of Maggie Wilde West, Robert Graham, and Kim Addison this show started as homework while they were locked down due to Covid and evolved in a surprising way into something remarkable about an “ILL WIND” and the benefits of vaccination, somehow including the Pirates of Bad Bum Bay..
It is here! COOKIE BAKES A CAKE. The full version of this original musical, written by Maggie Wilde West and with music by Robert Graham, will be performed by the fabulous VoiceworksPLUS ensemble on Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 September.
Seats will fill up quickly so be sure to book your tickets now. Act Belong Commit - Cookie Bakes A Cake 6th September 2021
It is here! COOKIE BAKES A CAKE. The full version of this original musical, written by Maggie Wilde West and with music by Robert Graham, will be performed by the fabulous VoiceworksPLUS ensemble on Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 September. Seats will fill up quickly so be sure to book your tickets now..
The in-house end of term one “workshop” performance this year combined Voiceworks and VoiceworksPLUS.
The show gives everyone a taste of what is required for a public performance, and is a showcase for individual choir members and small groups to show their talent.
For VEV the take-away was: Above all, watch the musical director!
VoiceworksPLUS really displayed their talent and gave us a preview from their planned end of year show “Cookie bakes a cake” VEV Workshop performance 30 March 2021 30th July 2021
The in-house end of term one “workshop” performance this year combined Voiceworks and VoiceworksPLUS. The show gives everyone a taste of what is required for a public performance, and is a showcase for individual choir members and small groups to show their talent. For VEV the take-away was: Above all, watch the musical director! VoiceworksPLUS really displayed their talent and gave us a preview from their planned end of year show “Cookie bakes a cake”.
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Visit the Mobile App page (under Membership) to find out more. Download our New Mobile App 27th July 2021
You can now download the Member Jungle mobile app and stay up to date with what's going on our membership group. You can update your membership details and also receive notifications about important event reminders, latest news and more. Visit the Mobile App page (under Membership) to find out more..