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Read Barbara Ann Grant’s latest concert review ‘A Revelatory Feast of Opera’. Reviewed in the Nelson Mail 16 May 2016.

May 22nd, 2016

Listen to Barbara Ann Grant’s interview with Nelson radio Fresh FM. You can check out the new brand profile here

March 1st, 2014

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    Singing Events

    Barbara Ann Grant - mezzo soprano

    Barbara Ann Grant – mezzo soprano

    A Night of Opera

    Venue: St John’s Church, Hardy St, Nelson, New Zealand

    Date: May 2016

    The Nelson Symphony Orchestra performs with local soloists featuring the best loved opera opera arias, duets and trios. Read the review, ‘A Revelatory Feast of Opera’, Nelson Mail, 16 May 2016.

    Celebration of the Life of Schubert

    Venue: Nelson Cathedral

    Date: Nov 2013

    Soprano Barbara Ann Grant singing a selection of the great lieder works in celebration of the life of Schubert in a mixed concert event.

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    Barbara Ann Grant – exploring how to sing for over 30 years!

    A Recital of Song by Barbara Ann Grant with Graham O’Brien

    Venue: Nelson Cathedral

    Day: October 13 – Saturday Concert Series

    Evening Concert: 12 noon

    Tickets: Part of the Nelson Cathedral Lunchtime Concert Series – Entry by gold coin

    Vocal Soloists: Mezzo-soprano – Barbara Ann Grant and Baritone – Graham O’Brien

    Pianists: Kathryn van Veen and Hilda Bester

    Barbara Ann Grant singing works by Mahler, Lloyd Webber, Justin Vernon, Menotti, Rachmaninoff and others.

    Soundworkz Blog

    Barbara Ann Grant sings ‘Summertime’ by Gershwin


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    May 22nd, 2016

    Barbara Ann Grant sings ‘Shenandoah’


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    May 22nd, 2016

    Vlog Post – Learn to Sing Tip One – Posture for Great Singing

    Tweet Learn to Sing Tip One – Posture for Great Singing

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    October 14th, 2012

    They’re singing so out of tune . . . they could be a big star!?

    Tweet Bad singing technique – is it really such a barrier to making it big? Have you ever noticed how many singing stars habitually and regularly sing, ‘out of tune’, nasally, with shallow gaspy breathing and / or loads of throat constriction? This is something that quite frequently preys at the back of my mind […]

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    August 19th, 2012

    Top 5 Tips for How to Sing: No. 5 Trust your Gut

    Tweet   How to Sing | Own your own Journey | Know when to Move On The road to barely adequate singing is paved with good lil’ singers who always did what their teachers told ’em to do! OK – this one has always been contentious, but it’s a basic truth that the time comes […]

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    July 22nd, 2012