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A cappella Workshop (Nelson) with Tony Backhouse

Price $100 – $190 NZD + BF Get tickets

Event description

Black Gospel! Rhythm & Freedom! Open to Everyone!

Tony works with the passionate and exciting African-American repertoire, focusing on spirituals, gospel songs old and new, choral and quartet styles, and embracing South African church songs. The emphasis is on harmony, collective improvisation and freedom of expression.

No music-reading skills are required, and you may record the sessions.

TICKETING - We suggest pre booking as numbers are limited. Tickets CAN be purchased at the door. Please bring CASH as we do not carry credit card facilities.

WHAT TO BRING - Please bring your own tea mug/cup and BYO water bottle with water. If you also bring a share plate for morning tea on one of the two days, that would be most appreciated.

MORNING TEA - Tea and light refreshment will be supplied. 

LUNCH - We want to maximise your singing experience with Tony so BYO lunch. There are also nearby food outlets. The Village Bakery and a 4 Square supermarket is next door and the Sprig and Fern is across the road for food and drink open from 12 noon. The Wharf (1km away) has a cafe, restaurant and bar facilities.

PARKING - Availability for 20 cars on site. Plenty of parallel parks across the road.

RE COVID - Masks welcome to be worn.
*Please consider your responsibility to other people. If you feel slightly unwell please err on the side of caution, inform us that you won't be attending and stay at home.


LOCAL CONTACT: Giselle and Brian Storer 
Giselle Storer Mobile: 027 2992804 

For TICKETING information
CONTACT: Jann Hing  Email:

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Refund policy

A full refund (minus admin fee) will apply 7 days + with written notice. No refund will be issued within 7 days due to supplier costs. Alternatively we are happy to transfer your registration in full to a future workshop.