Musical Director

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Ursula Paez studied under Stephen Grant and Anna Connolly at the Victorian College of the Arts at the University of Melbourne, and was awarded a Bachelor in Music Performance (mezzo-soprano) in 2009.

Having sung as a child in her native country, Colombia, she went on to sing with professional choirs, performing classical and folk music, zarzuelas (Spanish operetta) and operas.

She has also worked as a choir conductor, mainly with children, including collaborating in a music-therapy program to develop expression and communication in young people, while at the same time teaching them basic music skills.

In Australia she has sung with the Melbourne Chorale, conducted by Jonathan Grieves-Smith and in the Wesley Uniting Church Ensemble, conducted by Geoff Urquhart.
In 2007 Ursula won second prize in the Bendigo Vocal Championships and was awarded the VCA Frances Queen Encouragement Award. In 2008 she received the Sleath Rotary Scholarship Minor Prize and also The Alice McDonald Scholarship.

She has been the Musical Director of LOW REZ Male Pop Choir since July 2009 and for The Decibelles since March 2015.