Beautiful Soprano - Tania de Jong AM
A Cappella, Voices & Choirs available for hire, based in Victoria
Tania de Jong AM performs a unique combination of opera, Broadway and song to enchant, inspire and entertain. You will be entranced by the voice, spirit and charisma of one of Australia's leading sopranos as she presents your favourite songs and melodies from opera to Broadway and pop and some all-time favourites with charm, warmth and a great sense of humour. Songs may include Time to Say Goodbye, O Mio Babbino Caro, Ave Maria, Amazing Grace, Summertime, My Heart Belongs to Daddy, Habanera from Carmen, La Vie en Rose, Love Changes Everything, Danny Boy, Vilia, Panis Angelicus, Laudate Dominum, The Flower Duet from Lakme and songs from Phantom of the Opera, Westside Story, Les Miserables....and many more! Tania has an enormous repertoire and frequently performs as a soloist with a range of ensembles and orchestras as well as duetting with some leading male and female singers.
Tania de Jong AM is a leading Australian soprano and social entrepreneur. She founded Creativity Australia and Creative Universe to improve wellbeing, engagement and innovation in organisations and communities. She has a Bachelor of Law (Honours) from the University of Melbourne and is a graduate of Victorian College of the Arts. Her numerous awards include Ernst and Young Australian Social Entrepreneur of the Year as Founder of The Song Room.
She was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 2008 and named Brainlink Woman of Achievement in 2009. Tania consults to multinational organizations on creative leadership and innovation, works with a range of migrants and disadvantaged communities to build social capital and performs nationally and internationally with her group Pot-Pourri and event production company Music Theatre Australia. She presents keynote speeches in Australia and internationally for a diverse range of conferences and events. She is Founder and Executive Producer of Creative Innovation 2010.
(Trivia: Tania attended college in the USA on a tennis scholarship.)
"A golden voice and beautiful personality, funny and moving, she has us all in tears." The Sentinel
"The feedback from our Gala Dinner last Monday has been incredibly positive and I want to thank you for your wonderful contribution. You lit up the room with your voice and presence; you are an outstanding performer and entertainer and we are privileged that you gave so generously of your time and your talent. Thank you for being such an essential part of a truly memorable evening."
Ron Finkel, President, Hadassah Australia