About Us

Bella Voce is an all-female singing group based in the city of Newcastle, NSW, Australia.  


Established in 2011, these four women realised their unique vocal blend and great friendship believing that this was a gift not to be wasted.  They began rehearsing and performing in and around their local area at weddings, concerts and Carols by Candlelight evenings.

In 2020 Bella Voce welcomed the perfect vocal addition to the group - Ann Robertson.

Since their humble beginnings, Bella Voce vocal ensemble have participated in many different performances, recorded 3 EP's and are singing better than ever.  Alicia, Wendy, Simone, Philippa and now Ann maintain a great rapport and sense of fun with each other keeping their music vibrant and full of entertainment.

Bella Voce
Wendy Ranger
Wendy keeps herself busy by working full time and being a mum to two energetic young girls. Wendy enjoys creating beautiful and sometimes unusual harmonies, and arranging music. Bella Voce gives her the creative outlet to indulge this passion.
Simone Collins
Simone is a wife and mother to three teenage girls. She is very active in her local school community with volunteer teaching and is the artistic director/conductor of the newly founded Hunter Valley Chorus. Simone manages Bella Voce and loves to sing and create great music.
Philippa Ditton-Phare
Philippa is a wife and mum of two children. She is currently undertaking a PhD in Medicine whilst working in Hunter New England Mental Health, and enjoys playing social tennis. Philippa is kept busy being the "tech-head" for Bella Voce. She believes that singing truly is good for the soul.
Alicia Paterson
Alicia is a wife, mother of three boys, a secondary Music teacher and an active member of the Newcastle Theatre community. A lover of musicals, Alicia has been involved in many musical productions but her true passion is a cappella singing. Alicia is the artistic director of Bella Voce.
Ann Robertson
Meet Ann, the newest member of Bella Voce. Ann is a full time primary school teacher, devoted daughter and friend to many. Never has there been a time in Ann's life where there hasn't been music with solo singing, choirs and musicals. Bella Voce is just the next exciting adventure in her musical journey.
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