VIC

Victoria

"Songs of Australia" by the Star Chorale

Date: 
Sun, 02/04/2017 - 2:30pm - 3:45pm

The Star Chorale presents a musical reflection on life in modern-day Victoria - growing up in Melbourne, surviving the Black Saturday bushfires, inspiration from the inimitable Michael Leunig, an homage to the ANZACs. The programme has a strong Victorian community connection and features traditional & contemporary folk song arrangements, original Australian compositions & songs set to Australian poetry - including the following works:
"A Place by the River" by Eddie Perfect & Kate Sadler
"Out of the Ashes" by Fay White with the bushfire-affected community of Halls Gap

Contact Name: 
Dianne Vale
Contact Phone: 
0419 506 326
Contact Email: 
starchoralepublicity [at] gmail [dot] com
Venue Name: 
James Tatoulis Auditorium, Methodist Ladies' College
Town/Suburb: 
Kew
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Melbourne International Singers Festival 2017

Date: 
Thu, 08/06/2017 (All day) - Mon, 12/06/2017 (All day)

welcomes Richard Gill AO as our guest conductor. Now celebrating its 8th year, the Festival showcases world renowned artists, performers and educators in the magnificent venues in Melbourne's art precinct.

Choirs, individual singers, conductors, composers, and anyone who loves to sing, are all welcome to join this fantastic event!!

Join us for an unforgettable weekend of musical experiences!!!

Proudly presented by School of Hard Knocks.

Contact Name: 
Jan Hamilton, Festival Manager
Contact Phone: 
0419 337283
Contact Email: 
misf [at] schoolofhardknocks [dot] org [dot] au
Venue Name: 
Federation Square & other venues
Town/Suburb: 
Melbourne
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No Excuses! Women’s Chorus - led by Dr Kathleen McGuire & Christina Green

The School of Hard Knocks and Latrobe Valley Community Choir proudly present
No Excuses! Latrobe Valley project

You are invited to join the No Excuses! Latrobe Valley project, which aims to bring a sense of respect, peace and hope through music to those struggling to come to terms with family violence.

No Excuses! Women’s Chorus led by Dr Kathleen McGuire & Christina Green. Rehearsals commence Saturday 21st January 2017, 10am–4pm

Rehearsals are from 1pm to 4pm on the 28 Jan, 4 Feb, 11 Feb, 18 Feb and 25 February.

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Mobile: 
0427955009

Beyond The Bathroom

We're a choir, based in Brunswick, Melbourne, for anyone who enjoys singing and making new friends over a pint of beer. Social event for one off drop ins and working towards small gigs in bars and at local arts events for regular attendees. We perform original arrangements of folk, contemporary (pop/soul etc.) and some silly songs as well. No vocal or musical experience necessary, it's all about strength in numbers!

Come and join us at

7.30-9.30pm

on Tuesdays

in the Edinburgh Castle, Sydney Road, Brunswick, VIC 3056

$10 on the door

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Melbourne Mass Gospel Choir

Melbourne Mass Gospel Choir is Victoria’s hottest 80 voice community gospel choir. We’re passionate about the joyous and uplifting nature of Gospel music. We love singing together and we love performing!

We sing a wide range of sacred music, gospel and soul, from early spirituals like Steal Away, the golden era of the gospel quartets, the soul gospel sounds of 60‘s and 70‘s, Aretha Franklin’s classic songs, Mavis Staples, Bob Dylan and contemporary gospel giants such as Kirk Franklin, Fred Hammond and Hezekiah Walker.

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Larking About's Carols Under The Dome

Date: 
Sat, 03/12/2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us for a fantastic and very rare chance to YOU to sing in the magical Latrobe Reading Room of the magnificent State Library of Victoria. This will be a very special evening of community carol singing in one of Melbourne's most beautiful venues. Brought to you by Larking About and hosted by Fiona McGillivray with Geraldine Hughes.

Two hours of well-loved carols is such a beautiful space is a great way to kick off this Christmas season.

Tickets are available on the website www.larkingabout.com.au or directly through TryBooking.

Adults $45, Children $20

See you there!

Contact Name: 
Ian Colquhoun
Contact Phone: 
0412000508
Contact Email: 
info [at] larkingabout [dot] com [dot] au
Venue Name: 
Latrobe Reading Room, State Library of Victoria
Town/Suburb: 
Melbourne
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Victorian Trade Union Choir

Victorian Trade Union Choir was formed in Melbourne in 1990 as part of a revival of trade union choirs throughout Australia. Traditionally, songs have played a vital role in progressive social movements worldwide, and we are maintaining and developing this tradition in Victoria.

Phone: 
0397724419
Mobile: 
0438302061

Christmas to Candlemas: The French Court

Date: 
Sat, 10/12/2016 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Come hear Melbourne's oustanding chamber choir, Ensemble Gombert directed by John O'Donnell. This year’s Christmas to Candlemas comes from the French Court during the High Renaissance and all the composers in this program worked directly with at least one of a succession of four kings: Charles VII, Louis XI, Charles VIII and Louis XII. The program opens with one of the 15th century’s most beautiful works, Johannes Ocheghem’s Alma Redemptoris mater.

Contact Name: 
Ensemble Gombert
Contact Phone: 
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Contact Email: 
information [at] ensemblegombert [dot] com [dot] au
Venue Name: 
Xavier College Chapel, Barkers Road
Town/Suburb: 
Kew
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Western Melbourne Men's Chorus

We are a newish choir (started 2014) based in Hoppers Crossing in the south west corner of Melbourne.

More details at:

https://sites.google.com/site/westmelbournemenschorus/

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Grace Notes Singers

Formed in 2013, our choir is made up of women in diverse stages of their lives. Our singers are university students, career women, business owners and stay-at-home mothers of young children. Most singers in the ensemble have been involved in good school/university choirs or have taken private voice lessons. All have a passion for singing choral literature of artistic merit and happily embrace the many different musical styles we undertake.

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