The Allegro Band
With 25 years as a Professional Entertainer, Liz has performed at major venues around Australia and Overseas in various Bands, Duo's, Cabaret Shows and Variety Acts.
Liz Tripodi is currently Lead Vocalist & MC in the Award Winning Function Band "Allegro" (Duo to 5 piece)
Winner of Best Live Function Entertainment in Victoria at the ABIA Awards, Allegro is one of Australia's Leading Function Bands catering for any size Function or Private Event across Victoria & Interstate.
Included in Allegro's package for events is the complimentary full Master of Ceremonies service by Multi Award Winning Entertainer Liz Tripodi, Victoria's Most Popular Female MC.
Aria Chart Top 5 Singer Emanuele Mamo is Allegro's Lead Male Vocalist who together with Liz has performed across Australia & Overseas. Allegro also feature among their regular line up; Percussion, Congas and Guitar and can expand to Saxophone/Keys.
Celebrating 15 Years as one of Australia's most popular function bands, Allegro has had the same Male/Female combo since the start; ensuring a commitment of quality musicality and the love of working together to ensure our clients have a fantastic event.
From crowds of 50 to 1200, Allegro have played at more intimate venues, to full Stage and Lighting Events. Allegro are a sequenced band, with the ability to play the latest songs as close as possible to the original.
When you book Allegro for your event, you are booking more than just a band. Allegro can offer entire Entertainment solutions for each client including:
Master of Ceremonies
Band expansion available
Ability to play in a variety of settings
With one of the largest song repertoires in Australia-covering all genres of music, they also have the most extensive list of Folk & Modern Italian songs in Australia.
Allegro The Band are available for Functions and events right across Australia and Overseas and pride themselves on High quality Vocals, Dynamic Music Production and Excellence in Entertainment. (Based in Melbourne)
Female Vocals/Master of Ceremonies
Multiple Award Winner Liz has been performing professionally in the Entertainment industry for over 20 years in Corporate Bands, Receptions, Floor shows, Recordings & Television.
A trained Singer and Dancer, she has performed at many major venues across Australia and overseas and is also actively involved in the Italian music scene with "The Viva Italia Show" now in its 15th year of production.
Liz is the Founder of one of the largest Music School's in Australia and was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Victorian Government for her work in the Italian Music Industry in 2008, and the Spirit of Moonee Valley Award for Arts and Culture in 2009 among other awards.
As a Professional Master of Ceremonies (Finalist Best MC Victoria ABIA Awards) Liz will personally take you through the entire running of your function and suggest new and innovative ideas to keep your guests entertained and the night running smoothly.
Liz is creative in her approach and is a highly sought after Master of Ceremonies and can caters for all nationalities and customs.
As the Lead Vocalist of Allegro, she is one of Australia's true Entertainer's on stage, and has a huge repertoire of songs covering every genre (and loves to get the crowd involved) and has performed around the world.
With powerful vocals and the ability to get everyone dancing, Liz guarantee's that your night will be one to remember!
A dynamic Performer, Emanuele is one of most exciting Vocal talents in Melbourne today, known for being able to sing anything from Buble' to Usher.
He has been performing professionally for over 15 years at Corporate and Private Events, Floorshows and Television and is currently working on his debut solo album with leading Music Producer's.
He has been signed to Neon Records and has enjoyed ARIA chart success with his single "Beside U" with Fabian Gray in 2010, and Top 5/10 hits in 2011 and 2012.
With performances across Australia (including Crown & Telstra Dome) plus multiple performances Interstate and overseas in America and London, Winner of Major Vocal Showcases across Melbourne, Finalist in Italian Festival of Song, Support Act to UK Band "Big Brovaz"; his lead and vocal harmonies are exceptional and he has an extensive catalogue of every style of music.
Emanuele is also the Head of the Vocal Department at one of Melbourne's Leading Private Music School's.
He is available to be booked for any ceremony in either a church or outdoor setting and has a large catalogue of both religious and modern music available for it.
Liz and Emanuele have worked together for the past 15 years and are one of the most experienced Vocal Combo's available.
Wedding Master of Ceremonies
Congratulations on planning the most important day of your life!
Planning a wedding is a busy time, it can be stressful, but it is also supposed to be a lot of fun.
Liz has been a Master of Ceremonies over 500 weddings over the last 15 Years. She prides herself on getting to know all her couples and the general feedback from Bride & Groom's is that they feel like they've know her forever!
What does an MC do?
A Professional Master of Ceremonies is someone that can advise on various aspects of the function (as well as offering a wide range of discounts from some of the top wedding suppliers in the business!).
Examples of a day can include:
Introductions: Funny, Serious, Involving other guests, Sparklers, Streamers, Candles, Guests that have travelled, Grand-parents, Parents, Bridal Party, Bride & Groom, Guaranteed pronunciation of hard to say names!
Cutting of cake, Grace/Prayer
First Dance and Song Suggestions. Liaison with Band or DJ during the function
Speeches: Telegrams, Presentations, Helping Speakers write their speech (even up to the last minute!)
End of Night Formalities: Bouquet, Garter, Last Dance, Full Circle, Half circle, Archway, Thank you's
General: Liaison with Function centre prior to event regarding meal times, Drinks, etc. On the day of the function coordinating times with the Reception, Band, Video/Photographer, Handling any guest enquiries, ensuring things are taken home at the end of the function.
Everything is well-planned, professional and with her unique contemporary style of MCing.
Italian Functions a specialty
Experience also in Multi-Faith Receptions, Asian, Lebanese, Albanian, Maltese, Croation, Macedonian, Vietnamese and many more to suit different Cultures & Traditions.