JULIA NORMAN
SOPRANO

JULIA NORMAN

Julia attended Marryatville High School as a special interest music student, where she studied recorder, double bass and voice. During university, Julia sung with the Adelaide Symphony Chorus, as well as joining Elder Conservatorium Chorale and the Corinthians Singers.

In 2012, Julia completed her Bachelor of Music (Honours), followed by a Graduate Diploma in Education in 2013. She is now spending her time with The Con Artists, and teaching double bass, ukulele and recorder, both in schools and privately. She also works as a freelance musician, often performing with The Adelaide Art Orchestra.

JANE SWAN 
ALTO

JANE SWAN

Jane Swan attended Brighton Secondary School's Special Interest Music Centre, where she was awarded Head of Music in 2005 and the Choral Award in 2006.  She toured Prague and Austria with Brighton's award winning Chamber Choir.

A seasoned vocalist, Jane has directed and performed with a number of choral ensembles across South Australia. 

Jane studied at the University of Adelaide and holds bachelor's degrees in Arts and Music, as well as Graduate Diploma of Education. She teaches Music and Japanese, and provides private tuition in Voice and Oboe.

CLAIRE LANGSFORD
MEZZO

CLAIRE LANGSFORD

Claire Langsford has over ten years' experience as a musician and vocalist.  A graduate of the Marryatville High School Special Interest Music Centre, Claire has previously been a member of both The Kappelle Singers and The Cantabile Singers.  She recently performed at the Flinders Street Baptist Church Lunchtime Concerts. 

Claire holds a PhD in Anthropology from the University of Adelaide. Her thesis, Recreation and Creativity:  Cosplay in Australia explores assemblage and negotiation in a material and performative practice. Her fieldwork was conducted among cosplayers at Australian popular culture conventions, competitions and online on social media sites, blogs and forums. Throughout the course of her fieldwork Claire became a cosplayer herself, making over twenty costumes, performing with other cosplayers and competing in competitions. 

DANIEL ROBERTS
BARITONE

DANIEL ROBERTS

Baritone Daniel Roberts is a fiercely passionate musician and educator. After developing a love of choral singing at Marryatville High School's Special Interest Music Centre, Daniel went on to study teaching at the University of South Australia. He graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor of Education (Junior Primary & Primary) and a sub-major in Music.

He has performed with many well known Adelaide ensembles including The Kapelle Singers, The Cantabile Singers, and The Voice of Transition. In 2016, he recorded support vocals for the Catholic Schools Music Festival.

Daniel particularly enjoys composing and arranging music for vocal groups. His arrangement of the Pentatonix version of Mary Did You Know has been downloaded more than 120,000 times on the social sheet music website Musescore.

Temporarily relocated to the Northern Territory where he is teaching Preschool, Daniel remains an active member of The Con Artists and will continue to return to Adelaide for scheduled performances.

When he isn't performing or teaching, Daniel directs the Toc H Camping Program which provides respite opportunities to South Australian youth.

JAMES MOFFATT BASS

JAMES MOFFATT
BASS

JAMES MOFFATT

James Studied at the Elder Conservatorium from 2007-2009 under Robert Dawe & Ros Martin. In 2009 he left to join the Co-Opera company in 'Carmen', and has worked with the company ever since. He has performed in several national and international tours including productions of 'La Boheme', 'Die Fledermaus', 'Madama Butterfly', Acis and Galatea', 'The Magic Flute', and 'The Marriage of Figaro', which appeared at the Maifestpeile in Wiesbaden, Germany.

In 2013 James joined The Australian Voices, performing in the national tour of 'MOON'. He was one of six guests of invitation for 'La Voix Du Sud' in New Caledonia, performed in the world premières of the Choral Symphonies 'Ghosts in the Orchestra' and 'The Trillion Souls', and the Off-Broadway Première of 'Boombox' in 2015.

James also performs with the multi award winning Festival Statesmen Chorus. He has also directed several choirs himself. He co-founded the Adelaide University Fringe Club and was in the club's productions of 'The Adventures of Stoke Mandeville', 'The Importance of Being Earnest', and the world première of Simon Corble's play: 'Operation Mincemeat'.

James attended the Cabaret Summer School in 2014 leading to the shows 'Three's a Crowd' with fellow Con Artist Julia Norman and 'Take Two' with local performer April Stuart. In 2016 he joined the cast of 'Counting Bars: The Tale of the Singing Inmates' and performed his solo Fringe show 'Deeply Madly in MEH With You' at the Adelaide Casino.

You can follow James' solo work at www.JamesDMoffatt.com

Photographer: MGMedia Photography

Convention: AVCon 2015