Laura Bernay


ANATS: (Australian National Association of Teachers of Singing) – a professional association dedicated to serving all those who teach singing in Australia ANATS was established to encourage the highest standards in the art of both singing and the teaching of singing.ANATS promotes vocal education and research in all genres and at all levels, both for the enrichment of the general public and for the professional development, advancement and interest of both singers and teachers.

A Capella Central: Your central resource for all things a cappella in Australia – information about choirs and groups, how to get in touch with, when and where they will be performing.

AMEB: Australian Music Examinations Board – a comprehensive system of evaluation in all major areas of Music, as well as Speech and Drama. Today we provide the broadest range of support and assessment available.

The St Cecilia School of Music is internationally renowned for its excellence in music assessments, examining and teaching. It?s innovative and systematic approach to learning and assessing music is appreciated by thousands of musicians throughout the world.

Gondwanna Voices: Australia’s national children’s choir equips children to perform at the highest professional level of music making in the country. These children are not necessarily training to be future singers, they are training to be artist musicians with a broad understanding of the arts in general and a rich appreciation of Australian culture.

WA Opera: From humble beginnings in 1967 the West Australian Opera Company has evolved into one of the State?s most celebrated arts companies producing work of an international standard.

Art Song Perth is a non-profit organization which seeks to enhance the musical life of Western Australia through the performance and promotion of the concert vocal repertoire. The Society presents performances by experienced artists as well as nurturing the development of emerging artists.

West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA)
 – established in 1980 to provide performing arts tuition comparable to the highest calibre of national and international training benchmarks to be able to meet industry needs around the globe.
Students will need to build their own library of vocal music.
The following resources may be helpful:

Music Borrowing

The Perth Music and Performing Arts Library is FREE to join.
2nd Floor, The Library and Information Service of WA
Alexander Library Building, Perth Cultural Centre, Perth WA

Contact: 9427 3244

Opening Times:

Mon-Thurs 9.00-8.00pm
Fri.: 9.00-5.30pm
Sat-Sun: 10.00-5.30pm


Music Purchases:

Music can be purchased from any good music store. Here are a few I recommend:

Zenith Music has sold pianos, guitars and other instruments, sheet music and recorded music from their location in Claremont for over thirty years.
Address: 309 Stirling Highway, Claremont, Western Australia Phone: (08) 9383 1422

Tempest Music was established in 1979 with the view to provide the serious musician with the “complete” service, where musicians could purchase everything for their craft.
Address: 69 Manning Rd, Como, WA, 6152, Australia
Phone: +61 8 9450-3539 | Freecall: 1800 673 539

Sheet Music Plus proudly offering the world’s largest selection of sheet music.