Tania and Brett
Feature Act available for hire, based in Victoria
Tenor and Soprano featuring the beautiful voices of Brett Kaye and Tania de Jong AM
Greatest highlights from Opera to Broadway and song
Tenor and Soprano features the glorious voices and theatricality of soprano Tania de Jong AM and tenor Brett Kaye. The performance can be customized to suit your program, venue and event and may include highlights from opera, music theatre, international, neopolitan and Jewish songs in English, Italian, German, Mandarin, Yiddish, Hebrew and Ladino by composers including Bernstein, Gershwin, Sondheim, Rodgers and Hammerstein and Puccini.
Tania and Brett perform a unique combination of opera, Broadway and song to enchant, inspire and entertain at dinners, conferences, concerts, festivals and other special events. You will be entranced by the voices, spirit and charisma of two of Australia’s leading singers. They are specialists in corporate and public entertainment having delighted United States Presidents, Prime Ministers, Governor Generals and audiences all over the world with their performances in major concerts, festivals, venues and special events.
“….gorgeous, golden-voiced Tania de Jong is in fine form…what a talent.”
Opera Opera Magazine
Very talented soprano with clear, golden tones and outstanding dramatic flair….moved me to tears.”
The Press, Christchurch
“Music theatre of the highest calibre… brilliantly crafted.”
The Canberra Times
“Brett's voice is liquid gold!” Australian Jewish News
“Brett's innate musicality and sublime voice makes him one of Melbourne's most exciting performers.” Leader Newspapers
“Brett's performance was a feast for the senses. Only complaint was that it ended too soon.” London Jewish Mail
Tania de Jong AM is regarded as one of Australia’s leading sopranos. She holds graduate and postgraduate degrees from the Victorian College of the Arts (Voice, Opera and Music Theatre). She has a Bachelor of Law (Honours) from the University of Melbourne. Tania has studied in Australia, UK and Italy with the world’s leading vocal coaches. She performed with the Victoria State Opera and has appeared as a soloist in operas and musicals and with orchestras, festivals, corporate and special events. She has performed in over 40 countries and released 8 CDs.
Tania is a spiritual journey woman, creative innovation catalyst and social entrepreneur. She presents magical performances across classical, music theatre, contemporary, spiritual and world genres. Opera Opera Magazine described Tania as “….gorgeous, golden-voiced and theatrical…what a talent.”
She was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in June 2008 for service to the arts as a performer and entrepreneur and through the establishment and development of music and arts enrichment programs for schools and communities.
Her recent TEDtalk entitled ‘How singing together changes the brain’ has sparked international interest.
Tania’s first solo CD, Heaven on Earth was released in 2015. Tania is committed to changing the world, one voice at a time!
Brett Kaye studied for 2 years at Hebrew University in Jerusalem and at the Rubin Academy of Music in Israel and trained in Milan Italy with leading voice teachers. He has performed as a soloist for numerous concerts, festivals and events. He was Tenor Soloist in Beethoven’s Ode to Joy 9th Symphony at Sydney Opera House. He has performed around the world including a tour of The Baltic Nations performing concerts in St Petersburg and Moscow. He is a Cantor at St Kilda Synagogue and Conductor and Music Director of numerous choral groups in Melbourne touring nationally and internationally. The Australian Jewish News wrote: “Brett's voice is liquid gold!”
Find your Unique Voice - workshop
Presented by Tania and Brett
• Do you feel your voice is weak and does not project who you really are?
• Have you always longed to sing?
• Do you need to present well in a range of forums?
85% of people have been told by someone that they cannot sing and have a fear of speaking or singing in public. Yet singing is considered as one of the most important social, creative and healing activities for humans. Be inspired by Tania de Jong’s TEDx Talk ‘how singing together changes the brain’.
In this session you will learn:
• Why finding your unique, authentic voice will transform your life, self expression and presentations
• Some key tips to find and expand the capacity of your voice and unlock your creativity
• Sing in harmony with others and experience true joy and peace
• How to tune into the right, creative side of the brain, and why the left brain is being replaced by machines!
• Why diversity is critical to creativity and innovation
• How a very special project is changing the world, one voice at a time
This workshop is suitable for singers and especially non-singers who have been told they cannot sing or have a fear of speaking in public.