diana may clark

Learn and confidently perform a Brazilian song!

Bossa Nova Boot Camp masterclasses 


For School, Tertiary & Community Choirs

Explore Portuguese pronunciation, bossa nova & samba rhythms and phrasing. Learn to confidently sing and lead your group in performing a standard like Jorge Ben’s Afro-Brazilian classic 'Mas Que Nada' or Antonio Carlos Jobim’s 'Quiet Nights' (Corcovado), 'Garota de Ipanema', ‘Samba de Aviao’ or Luiz Bonfa’s 'Manha de Carnaval' (Black Orpheus) to name a few.



'Bossa Nova Boot Camp' Vocal Masterclass series focuses on Brazilian Jazz standards for solo singers, teachers & accompanists - music degree, VCE students and professional performers who want to craft a Bossa nova or MPB song to their best ability.
One song is covered in each stand alone fortnightly module - commencing in February 18.

4 weeks, 4 songs - melody & interpretation  / 3 key options (Soprano/Alto/Bari)

Feb  18th - Inútil Paisagem 
March 4th - Mas que Nada 
March 18th - Insensatez (How Insensitive)
April 1st - Manhã de Carnaval 

Australia: 10 AM - Fridays AEDST (City Reference: Melbourne) 
Japan: 8 AM - Friday  (City Reference: Tokyo) 

90 mins on one song 

The Program Includes:
Guitar backing track and chart provided
Voice training exercises  
Brazilian Rhythms & Phrasing 
Portuguese lyrics and pronunciation practice     
Music Chart analysis
Classes in English are live from Rio de Janeiro - Brazil (ZOOM)
Optional extra - record your interpretation after masterclass and submit for a professional appraisal - take it to the next level.

Additional Information: 
Online session limited to 10 people 
Payment Full $30 / $25 student/concession via PayPal or bank deposit 

If you have any questions or wish to register, please contact:

Great Southern A cappella in Australia 
Ph: 0433 855 580 

Mi La Musica in Brazil 
WhatsApp: +55 21 99301.1398


Choral Workshops delivered online with Diana May Clark or in conjunction with Mi La Música school, Rio de Janeiro for an enlightening and culturally immersive musical experience. 

Extra options: Consecutive 75-90min workshops led by Mi La Música and hosted by Clark include accompaniment and percussion tips and culminate in making an audio recording or a quality virtual choir video of the song featuring you or your vocal group. 

  • Costs vary according to package chosen.
  • Workshops available Monday or Friday daytime or evenings/weekends on request.
  • All packages include sheet music, arrangement and audio guide tracks.


Diana May Clark - Great Southern A Cappella

PH: 0433 855 580
Email: dideeclark@gmail.com

Join our Virtual Brazilian Choir LAB
Info here: https://www.dianaclark.com.au/brazilian-virtual-choir-lab.html