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Mia Matthiessen - WAAPA Contemporary Recital

Monday 02 October 8.00pm

With her 5 years of intensive study at WAAPA coming to an end, Mia invites you to join her as she showcases what she’s learnt and how far she’s grown as a vocalist.

Mia’s musical journey has been quite an interesting one. Developing a passion for music theatre at a young age, she performed in many a musical up until her late teens. It wasn’t until she graduated high school that she developed a love for Contemporary Music. Discovering artists like Kimbra, Jill Scott and Sara Bareilles, whose music quickly inspired her, caused Mia to deviate from what she’d always thought she’d be as a performer.

Since then Mia has performed extensively throughout Perth. Her versatility as a vocalist and performer has seen her receive countless opportunities over the years. This included a yearlong stint with Perth’s renowned Rock cover band, Slim Jim & The Phatts. Leaving the band to pursue her vocal goals, Mia now aspires to write and release her original music – some of which you will hear on the night.

At this recital you can expect to hear a plethora of different styles from multi-dimensional neo-soul, to pop ballads, and all things in between. Mia is a soulful, captivating performer. She will draw you in with her organic stage presence, uncensored banter and raw vocals. It is with great anticipation that Mia presents this recital and hopes you will join her as she bids farewell to the institution that has enabled her to become the singer she is today.

Lead Vocals: Mia Matthiessen
Guitar: Jack Maher
Keys: Chris Travaglini
Bass: Jackson Venables
Drums: Zack Visser
Backing Vocals: Lani Melrose, Jennifer Clarke & Mattie Cameron


Tickets can be purchased in the following way:

$5 at the bar (standing) per recital – Book Bar – This Recital Only

$10 at the table (seated) per recital – Book Table – This Recital Only

Tickets for the entire night will also be available

$20 at the bar (standing) for the entire night  – Book Bar – Entire Night

$25 at the table (seated) for the entire night – Book Table – Entire Night

If a show is not sold out, then patrons are welcome to stay for the following recital without purchasing another bar ticket, however the tables will always turn over after each recital (unless you have purchased a ticket for the entire night, then you can retain the same table all night). 

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General Admission refers to patrons who have not purchased a membership.

Jazz Standard / Student applies to patrons who have purchased a Jazz Standard Membership and show this card on entry or to students who show their student card on entry.

Duke Duchess applies to those who have purchased a Duke/Duchess membership and show this card on entry.

Table restricted view refers to a few table places which have sight line issues across the grand piano, but allow seated table entry.

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