diana may clark

Learn and confidently perform a Brazilian song

Bossa Nova Boot Camp masterclasses 

'Bossa Nova Boot Camp' Vocal Masterclass series focuses on Brazilian Jazz standards for solo singers, teachers, accompanists, 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 module - current series dates May-July 2022.


NEW Vocal Masterclass Series / May - July - 2022 / Bicentennial of Brazil's independence, 1822-2022 
5 weeks, 5 songs - One song melody & interpretation / 3 key options (Sop/Bari Alto & Tenor)

Australia: 10 AM - Friday fortnights: AEST (City Reference: Melbourne).
Japan: 9 AM - Friday  (City Reference: Tokyo)

(Pre-Bossa Classics)

May 27- Carinhoso
June 10 - Aquarela do Brasil

(Bossa Nova)

June 24 - Meditação
July 08 - Wave
July 22 - Dindi

REGISTRATION Form https://forms.gle/hnMYHJMxj6DMKf6D9
NOTE: Evening classes start in June for same modules.

The Program Includes:

Guitar backing tracks and charts
Voice training exercises tailored to song  
Brazilian Rhythms & Phrasing 
Portuguese lyrics and pronunciation practice     
Music Chart analysis
History and context of each compostition 
Classes in English are live from Rio de Janeiro - Brazil (ZOOM)

Additional Information: 
Payment Full $30 AUD / $25 student/concession (Per Song Module) via bank deposit or PayPal
*Discounts APPLY for booking 4 songs (5%), block of 5-songs (10%).

Dates - Tuesdays Nights - weekly:
Australia: 8 PM AEST (City Reference: Melbourne)
7 PM Japan 
 (City Reference: Tokyo)
(Pre-Bossa Classics)
June 21- Carinhoso
June 28 - Aquarela do Brasil
(Bossa Nova)
July 05 - Meditação
July 12 - Wave
July 19 - Dindi

REGISTRATION  Form: https://forms.gle/LQm56c6M28YtCezV9

Optional extra: 
Record your interpretation and submit for a professional appraisal - take it to the next level. Fees apply.
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Zoom recordings for each module available on request

Songs available:

 Inútil Paisagem
 Mas que Nada
 Insensatez (How Insensitive)
 Manhã de Carnaval (Black Orfeus)
 Chega de Saudade

Cost: $25 AUD includes all materials for one song module, $20 per package for 2 or more songs

If you have any song module requests or questions, please contact:

Great Southern A cappella in Australia 
Ph: 0433 855 580 

Mi La Musica in Brazil 
WhatsApp: +55 21 99301.1398



For School, Tertiary & Community Choirs
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. 

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.
  • Consecutive 75-90min workshops led by Mi La Música include accompaniment and percussion tips and culminate in making a recording or a quality Virtual Choir Video Clip 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 - 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