10 Nov 2017 Songs of My Country

Songs of My Country

The project encompassed all that Gondwana Choirs lives and breathes: learning music by living Australian composers; introducing audiences to traditional songs from the Torres Strait; commissioning new work; international collaborations; and, performing to high standards set by Artistic Director Lyn Williams. A project involving three choirs in multiple locations on two continents is a considerable

1 Oct 2017 Bring A Friend Day 2017

Bring A Friend Day 2017

Bring A Friend Day is a fantastic opportunity for SCC choristers to invite their friends to see behind the scenes at rehearsal, observe our wonderful artistic staff in action and experience the power of the incredible music that makes Gondwana Choirs the leader in children’s choral education. Make sure your friends know your rehearsal time

14 Sep 2017 SCC and GICC Perform at Parliament House

SCC and GICC Perform at Parliament House

Last week marked an historic moment as members of the Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir and Sydney Children’s Choir were the first to sing the Australian Anthem in the ACT’s local Ngunawal language. The venue was no less than the Great Hall of Parliament House for the Minerals Council of Australia Parliamentary dinner, supported by GICC’s

14 Aug 2017 GICC Collaborates with the Australian Chamber Orchestra

GICC Collaborates with the Australian Chamber Orchestra

Friends in Cairns joined us for a unique performance on Friday 15 September, as Cairns Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir perform with the ACO Collective at the Tanks Arts Centre. Incorporating their distinct sound, Cairns GICC and the ACO Collective performed Luke Byrne’s Storm Bird and Birinyi , as well as a selection of works from the Torres Strait Islands. The songs
29 May 2017 Where Would I Be Without Gondwana Choirs?

Where Would I Be Without Gondwana Choirs?

Being a member of Gondwana Choirs has a profoundly positive impact upon the lives of the young singers in our world-recognised choral training programs. It is a place where young people make life-long friendships based upon a love of music and a passion for singing. They develop their musical experience with the most inspirational musical

4 May 2017 Vienna-Cairns-Sydney


Buy tickets for 10 October at Sydney Opera House. Buy tickets for 13 October at Cairns Convention Centre. Gondwana Choirs is excited to announce a ground-breaking collaboration in 2017 between Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir and the renowned Vienna Boys Choir The core of this project is bringing together two highly skilled children’s choirs, both deeply

25 Mar 2017 Aurora Eora

Aurora Eora

Alice Chance and SCC choristers at The Cutaway. Image credit: Barangaroo Delivery Authority FREE PUBLIC PERFORMANCE AT THE CUTAWAY, BARANGAROO Aurora Eora is the second public art commission in a series of Artistic Associate projects to be opened by the Barangaroo Delivery Authority, bringing the stories of Barangaroo to life through song and art. As

14 Mar 2017 Cairns Philanthropy Dinner

Cairns Philanthropy Dinner

A life changing experience for young Indigenous singers from Cairns A world-first collaboration between two of the world’s most iconic children’s choirs A major performance in the Sydney Opera House, the world’s most recognised cultural landmark A chance for Cairns to shine on the world stage You are invited to a special event to support

10 Mar 2017 Songs Of My Country

Songs Of My Country

Incredible young voices will come together this October as the Vienna Boys’ Choir travels to Sydney and Cairns to perform with the Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir. Sydney Children’s Choir will join them for the 10 October concert at the Opera House. The cross-cultural concerts feature both Australian and European works, including the world premiere of



LYN WILLIAMS AWARDED DON BANKS MUSIC AWARD We would like to congratulate Lyn Williams OAM, Founder and Artistic Director of Gondwana Choirs on winning the Australia Council for the Arts’ prestigious Don Banks Music Award for outstanding and sustained contribution to music in Australia. The honour is in recognition of her lifework as founder of

24 Jan 2017 Gondwana Chorale USA Tour 2017

Gondwana Chorale USA Tour 2017

Gondwana Chorale will undertake their first tour to the USA following National Choral School 2017. We are pleased to provide the details of their performances and encourage you to share this post with any family and friends in the USA who may be interested in attending. All performances are free of charge to the public.

18 Jan 2017 Festival of Summer Voices

Festival of Summer Voices

National Choral School 2017 sees an extended offering of public performances compared with previous years, with the inaugural Festival of Summer Voices kicking off with the Opening Gala on Wednesday 18 January at Sir John Clancy Auditorium, the main auditorium at our campus host UNSW. PURCHASE TICKETS SUMMER VOICES OPENING GALA – Concert 1Experience the

11 Jan 2017 NCS Teacher & Conductor Professional Development

NCS Teacher & Conductor Professional Development

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR MUSIC TEACHERS & CHORAL CONDUCTORS A unique opportunity for music teachers and choral conductors to immerse yourself in Gondwana Choirs’ internationally renowned National Choral School, over eight days in January 2017. Be inspired with new repertoire & rehearsal techniques, observe leading Australian and international choral conductors, including special guests The Idea of

1 Jan 2017 Southern Lights, Northern Lights

Southern Lights, Northern Lights

PRESENTED BY CITY RECITAL HALL AND GONDWANA CHOIRS Immaculately drilled, the young voices offered an object lesson in choral discipline, singing with focussed tone and palpable enthusiasm. Limelight Magazine World-renowned children’s choir Gondwana Voices celebrates its 20th anniversary with only one Sydney performance of Southern Lights, Northern Lights before embarking on a major tour of

1 Jan 2017 SOAR


SOAR is Gondwana Chorale’s debut recording and presents a program typical of the ensemble – a rich and varied collection of repertoire with a strong focus on contemporary Australian compositions which lies at the heart of Gondwana’s ethos. The music on this disc ranges from the Spanish Renaissance to present day Australia, including Paul Stanhope’s