Vocal – Annika Tregonning – 2020

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Vocal

Adjudicator

Annika Tregonning is an accomplished and versatile vocalist.  Currently she is the director and head teacher of the highly regarded Victorian Vocal Academy in Australia.  Annika is an experienced singer performing and teaching contemporary, musical theatre and classical voice.  A passionate and creative lyric coloratura soprano Annika has over twenty five years of experience in the art of singing, at the VCA and under the esteemed guidance of international singing stars Suzanne Johnston, Monique Brynnel, Jon Weaving and Dr Meribeth Dayme.  Annika has performed everywhere from pub gigs to solo recitals, cabaret productions, operas, music festivals, corporate events, albums, film scores and commercials.

 

Many of Annika’s students have gone on to star in professional productions such as ‘The School of Rock Australia Tour’, ‘Opera Australia’s children chorus Tosca’, ‘Passage of Time MSO’, and have been in productions for the Melbourne Music Festival, Fringe Festival and White Night Festival.  Students have been accepted into prestigious programmes such as The Stella Adler Academy in Los Angeles and New York, won gold medals at The World Championships of Performing Arts WCOPA in Los Angeles and been involved with projects with APRA AMCOS, gained full school music scholarships and more.  Annika has trained privately with the internationally acclaimed teacher and author Dr Meribeth Dayme as a CoreSinging specialist and has learnt many different vocal techniques that she draws from for each of her students.

 

Recently Annika co-wrote and performed on the short film score, ‘A Fairytale Life’ with Brad Buenen for the Audacious Dreaming project, which premiered at the Davis Feminist Film Festival in Los Angeles and was a featured performer in Judi Conelli’s ‘Concert for the Animals’, other creative projects include working on her own original compositions and developing a series of concerts featuring selected songs and song cycles.

 

Annika is thrilled to be an adjudicator for the Mildura Eisteddfod Vocal sections and looks forward to working with all of the singers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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