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escflashmalta.com is proud to announce that La Voix Academy will be giving their first nationwide concert on the 7th August 2014 at the Għaxaq Training Grounds. This comes as a result of the recent master-class in Calabria, where a group of students had the opportunity to show their capabilities in front of leading industry professionals. As a matter of fact, all the group will get the opportunity to perform.

Featuring the vocals of Gaia Gauci, winner of the 2013 edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest and Federica Falzon, joint-winner of 2014 edition Ti Lascio Una Canzone as well as special guests; Ivan Grech, lead singer of the group WinterMoods and Marco Vito, vocal coach of Ti Lascio Una Canzone & The Voice Italy, it would seem as if nothing could make it more spectacular but indeed there is one other factor, the inclusion of the La Voix Orchestra led by Maestro Joseph Chircop.


Gillian Attard, vocal director of La Voix Academy and co-founder of Ironic PR & Artist Management is proud to present this spectacular showcase to the general pubic, "the hard work being done with these children is bearing a lot of significance, and thus, I hope that you attend this concert". We urge you to stay tuned to escflashmalta.com even through Facebook and Twitter for all the latest news from the local music scene as soon as it becomes available.

Source: La Voix Academy, ESCflashmalta


Published in Local Music News

"I was just four years old when I first started taking singing lessons under the guidance of Doreen Galea and, later, Brian Cefai" is the way that Gillian Attard kicked-off her feature interview with Jo Caruana for Style on Sunday. As Director of La Voix Academy, she has coached the likes of Gaia Cauchi and Federica Falzon to successful endeavours in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest and Ti Lascio Una Canzone, whilst as Co-Founder of Ironic PR & Artist Management, she has signed up the likes of Davinia, second runner-up at the 2013 Malta Eurovision Song Contest.

La Voix Academy has recently turned five years old and Gillian Attard has "never looked back" on the project, dedicating her time to add strength and integrity to the local music scene. With success in shows such as 'Ti Lascio Una Canzone', 'Io Canto', and the 'Junior Eurovision Song Contest', she is aiming for bigger projects in the future, going onto state "expect to see us taking part in The Voice and X Factor Italy in the future too". Gillian has proven herself determined to see her ventures succeed, keeping the progress of music and talent at the core of her heart.


"I am also challenge by the future. I recently launched a PR and Management arm so that we can manage our artists locally and overseas, and I am proud to announce that the academy will now also have its very own orchestra, under the direction of Mro Joseph Chircop". With so many festivities during summer, look out for Gillian and the students of La Voix Academy. We urge you to stay tuned to escflashmalta.com even on Facebook and Twitter for all the latest news about the local music industry.

Source: Style on Sunday, Kurt Paris Photography


Published in Local Music News

On the 15th November 2014, Malta will be hosting the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, with Federica Falzon set to represent the Mediterranean Nation with a track co-written by Elton Zarb and Matt Mercieca. Nevertheless, the co-winner of "Ti Lascio Una Canzone" will have a prior event in which she will be participating in, the annual Joseph Calleja Concert which will also include guest performances by British X Factor Winner, Leona Lewis and Italian superstar, Claudio Baglioni.

Billed as the event of the season and featuring performances by some of the most recognisable stars in both the local and the foreign music industry, tickets kick off at €80 and may be purchased here. Amongst the others who had the opportunity to perform during the Joseph Calleja Concert in the past, one would find none other than; Ronan Keating, Gianluca, Hayley Westenra, Lucio Dalla, Amber, Dionne Warwick and Gillian Zammit. Federica will be gracing the stage, joining some of the most elite performers in the event. We urge you to stay tuned to escflashmalta.com even on Facebook & Twitter for all the latest news as soon as it becomes available. 

Source: NNG Promotions, La Voix Academy


Published in Local Music News

Spiteri Lucas Entertainment, in conjunction with Media.Link Communications retired the format of Sas-Sitta in favour of a fresh take on a Saturday afternoon programme, Sibt Familja, which also incorporates light entertainment, interviews and a lot of laughter. Ray Attard, is joined by Debbie Scerri, 1997 representative in the Eurovision Song Contest as hosts and are known to welcome a number of personalities from all walks of life. The programme kicks off at around 13:30 CET and finishing at about 17:30 CET, meaning around four hours of pure family entertainment for all. It is broadcast on NET Television.

In aid of Puttinu Cares, this is a special broadcast of the weekly programme, featuring a large number of well known vocalists, including none other than; Janvil, Victorio Gauci, Kurt Calleja, Federica Falzon, Krista Spiteri Lucas, Ludwig Galea, Ivan Spiteri Lucas and Neville Refalo. Other guests will include; Stellina, Ruth Frendo and William Chetcuti together with the Toni Busuttil whose humor will definitely be required. This afternoon's edition of Sibt Familja will also feature various human interest stories of people who got help from the Puttinu Cares organisation. We urge you to stay tuned to escflashmalta.com even on Facebook and Twitter for all the latest news.

Source: Press Release


Published in Local Music News

In a couple of months, the Public Broadcasting Services and the European Broadcasting Union will be joining forces to host the 2014 edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, following up the victory achieved by Gaia Cauchi and her entry The Start which she co-wrote with Gillian Attard, Matt Mercieca and Elton Zarb. The search for the next representative has also been intact for the Mediterranean Country with Federica Falzon being the internal choice of the public broadcaster.

Upon the arrival of Federica Falzon at the Malta International Airport, it was revealed that the young starlet and reigning winner of Ti Lascio Una Canzone will be representing Malta in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest as it takes place on home soil. This is going to be an astonishing honour for both the young starlet and La Voix Academy, whose music director Gillian Attard has been training these children to become voices of the future. We urge you to stay tuned to escflashmalta.com for more details as they are made available.

Source: PBS / TVM


Malta has been nicknamed by many as the small country with big talent and after a number of close finishes in the Eurovision Song Contest and victories in foreign festivals, Malta was able to win the Junior Eurovision Song Contest last year thanks to Gaia Cauchi, Elton Zarb, Gillian Attard and Matthew Mercieca. It was no surprise when after Gaia’s emergence from La Voix Academy, that Federica Falzon from the same academy made the headlines by making it through to the finals of ‘Ti Lascio Una Canzone’.

The young Maltese starlet was partnered with Vincenzo Carni and together they formed a lyrical duo. The duo hit the right chord straightaway as they impressed from the very first programme where they went on to win it. After that the duo had another four victories – something impressive especially considering the talent of all the singers competing in this show. The duo did not compete in one of the ten programmes because Federica was unwell but in the others they left their mark as when they did not win they still managed to reach the finals in that particular programme.

Tonight the lyrical duo sang two songs ‘Un Amore Cosi Grande’ and ‘Il Mare Calmo Della Sera’. Federica was impressive in both songs tonight whilst Vincenzo after a small glitch in the first song picked up well and was as equally impressive. This never hindered them in anyway, as the song ‘Un Amore Cosi Grande’ went on to the final three. After the super finalists sang again, it was very evident that the Maltese/Italian duo meant business as they managed to up their game to a new level and their performance had everyone on their feet right from the start. 

Federica Falzon and Vincenzo Carni were announced as the winners of the seventh edition of ‘Ti Lascio Una Canzone’ with the song ‘Un Amore Cosi Grande’. Another feat for our country, especially considering the amount of talent one finds in Italy, known for its culture and musical capacity. A well deserved mention goes to Federica Falzon’s teachers Gillian Attard and Matthew Mercieca from La Voix Academy who have guided the young star throughout her impressive journey. Stay tuned to escflashmalta.com for all the latest news.

Source: Rai Uno


Federica Falzon, the ten year old mezzo-soprano who has been sweeping the nation with weekly breathtaking performances alongside the equally talented Italian tenor Vincenzo Carni on the talent show Ti Lascio Una Canzone hosted by Antonella Clerici on Rai Uno, is one of the several prodigies vocally trained by Gillian Attard and Matt Mercieca at La Voix Academy.

Veronica Rotin, Gaia Cauchi, Shauna Vassallo and Maxine Pace who have all had local and international success are all students of the prestigious La Voix Academy whose stellar work continues to raise the cultural profile of the country. Tomorrow marks the final programme of this season for Ti Lascio Una Canzone and the duet featuring Vincenzo and Federica will be performing two entries. They have been given this honour due to having won at least five different semi-finals. We urge all our Italian readers to support this duet during the programme tomorrow whilst reminding the local readers to call upon their friends and family in Italy to also call and support them. Stay tuned to escflashmalta.com for all the latest news.

Source: Rai Uno


Published in Local Music News

A mere couple of months ago, Federica Falzon, a ten year old mezzo-soprano, was a protagonist of the local festival circuit and known to those who frequented a number of events held all over the country but nowadays, she is considered to be a national treasure, following her successful stint on the Italian hit talent show, Ti Lascio Una Canzone.

Federica Falzon, a student of the prestigious La Voix Academy headed by Gillian Attard has come a long way from her humble beginnings in the genre of country music, with the vocal director noting that she possessed qualities which yet needed to be tapped into. Having won five of her semi-final rounds on Ti Lascio Una Canzone whilst performing in duet with Vincenzo Carni, it is worth pointing out the last Saturday, she had the opportunity to sing with two time Eurovision Song Contest representative; Albano whose reputation in the Italian music industry definitely precedes him. This is surely the beginning of something even more magical for the wonderful Federica and on behalf of the whole editorial team at escflashmalta.com we wish her and La Voix Academy the best.

Source: RAI TV


Xi Darba Min Jaf? written by Dominic Galea and Joe Friggieri with vocals provided by Gillian Attard was the first runner-up in the 2002 edition of L-Għanja tal-Poplu. It was the beginning of an astonishing career for the artist, who has turned out to be the most prolific vocal trainer in Malta, known for establishing talents such as those of Gaia Cauchi, Federica Falzon, Veronica Rotin and Shauna Vassallo amongst others as director and founder of La Voix Academy.

escflashmalta.com is in an exclusive position to reveal that La Voix Academy which also features a number of tutors in the form of musicians; Chris Mallia, Wayne Camilleri, Sylvana Camilleri and Matt Mercieca, will hold the rights to the Maltese participation in the talent show Io Canto broadcast on Canale 5 with auditions taking place on the 10th August 2014. The announcement comes off the heels of yet another astonishing result for the academy and Federica Falzon who has no less than four songs in the final of Ti Lascio Una Canzone which airs on RAI Uno. We urge you to stay tuned to this portal for all the latest news.

Source: escflashmalta.com


Ti Lascio Una Canzone, hosted by Antonella Clerici on Rai Uno made for pleasurable viewing to the local audience last night as the young and extremely talented Federica Falzon of La Voix Academy took to the main stage in her debut appearance, a duet entitled Un Amore Cosi Grande alongside Vincenzo Carni. Truth be told, the performance gave me shivers, and the result at the end of the evening was surely deserved noting that Federica sailed into the final phases, having won the programme. In the meantime, the editorial team of escflashmalta.com thought it best to contact some people in the local music industry for their comments.

Mark Spiteri Lucas, renowned for his marvelous compositions in Maltese spoke very highly of the performance stating I was impressed by the fabolous and amazing interpretation of young Maltese singer Federica Falzon going onto add that this is another vocalist who is impressing experts on foreign soil whilst also getting a well deserved standing ovation. Debbie Scerri, representative of Malta at the 1997 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest also sang words of praises I was very much impressed, what a beautiful voice, may God bless her, and may she continue to grow in talent.

Both Mark Spiteri Lucas and Debbie Scerri also commended Gillian Attard for her guidance and taking her students for such excellent opportunities finishing up by stating that this is another successful feature in La Voix Academy’s Cap. Gillian, technical director of the Academy has helped shaped the careers of several budding stars including Veronica Rotin, Shauna Vassallo and most recently, Gaia Cauchi. We urge you to stay tuned to this portal in the coming days and weeks, for all the latest news from Ti Lascio Una Canzone and La Voix Academy, of whom escflashmalta.com are proud partners and supporters.

Source: RAI


Published in Local Music News
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