1 Jan 2017 Experience the Buzz

Experience the Buzz

The Sydney Children’s Choir is excited to announce that applications are now open to join the choir in 2017. Experience the buzz of joining over 500 young musicians who rehearse weekly, building musicianship, theory and performance skills in their journey through its world-renowned program. Lyn Williams OAM founded the Sydney Children’s Choir 26 years ago

25 Dec 2016 Hooray for Song!

Hooray for Song!

HOORAY FOR SONG! is the newest recording just released by the Sydney Children’s Choir. The choir share their favourite songs especially for younger listeners in this CD by Australian composers. Sing along with the help of the delightfully illustrated accompanying booklet by Liz Anelli. Available now here Sounds Like Sydney Review CD CONTENTS 1. Dan

12 Dec 2016 Voices of Angels STARS

Voices of Angels STARS

VOICES OF ANGELS STARS City Recital Hall and Gondwana Choirs invite you to Sydney’s favourite festive season musical event, VOICES OF ANGELS STARS. Led by Lyn Williams OAM and co-conductor Sam Allchurch, Voices of Angels STARS highlights the sublime sound of the Sydney Children’s Choir and Gondwana Voices in music evoking the majesty of stars

5 Dec 2016 NCS Internships

NCS Internships

GONDWANA CHOIRS INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES at NATIONAL CHORAL SCHOOL 2017 Gondwana Choirs’ National Choral School is the premiere choral experience in Australia, bringing together young singers, composers and conductors from across the country. For 2 weeks in January, around 350 young musicians will come together in residence at UNSW to rehearse intensively and present several public

4 Dec 2016 Mini Christmas 2016

Mini Christmas 2016

Join the youngest choristers of Sydney Children’s Choir for their final performance of the year. Sydney Children’s Choir Mini 2016 is based on Quincy’s Quest, an adaptation of the 1979 Film of the same name, directed by Robert Reed, and starring Tommy Steele. The story follows a group of unwanted toys in a department store,

15 Nov 2016 Hush

Hush

Sydney Children’s Choir members to perform alongside Lior, The Idea of North and Elena Kats-Chernin at The Hush Foundation’s 2016 Album Launch A Piece of Quiet at City Recital Hall on Tuesday 15 November. The Hush Foundation and founder, Dr Catherine Crock AM, bring together some of Australia’s finest artists with the express aim of

15 Oct 2016 A Flock of Stars

A Flock of Stars

Join two of Sydney’s most well-known and exciting performing groups as they collaborate for the first time in an evening of choral and instrumental chamber music. The Sydney Children’s Choir will bring its trademark crystal-clear sound and ability to perform music of great complexity to the rich and vibrant Australia Ensemble, the country’s leading chamber

9 Oct 2016 Pied Piper

Pied Piper

PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN Join the Junior Performing Choirs of Sydney Children’s Choir as they perform with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in the Australian premiere of The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Colin Matthews. An immortal tale and exciting new music with narrators Tom Heath and Jean Goodwin… The Pied Piper will have you and

22 Sep 2016 Kaldor Public Art Project

Kaldor Public Art Project

On September 22, Gondwana Sydney Indigenous Choirs and the members of the Sydney Children’s Choir Junior Performing Choirs performed at this the Kaldor Public Art Project, a moving installation devised by Indigenous Wiradjuri/Kamilaroi artist Jonathan Jones. Entitled barrangal dyara /skin and bones, the project is a large sculptural installation in the Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens

11 Sep 2016 Springtime

Springtime

SPRINGTIME CONCERTS WITH SYDNEY CHILDREN’S CHOIR AND SYDNEY GONDWANA INDIGENOUS CHILDREN’S CHOIRS 11th September saw the annual Sydney Children’s Choir Springtime Concerts, held this year in the Verbrugghen Hall at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. With so many choirs and choristers, the concerts were split into two, the first at 11am followed by another at

21 Aug 2016 Barangaroo Reserve First Birthday Party

Barangaroo Reserve First Birthday Party

The Barangaroo Delivery Authority is inviting Sydney to a special celebration to mark the first birthday of Sydney’s spectacular Harbour headland park, Barangaroo Reserve, on Sunday, 21 August 2016. Free to the public, the immersive, family-friendly event will include a range of entertainment and activities spread across the six-hectare headland reserve from 10:00am to 3:00pm.

22 Jul 2016 Pacific Voices

Pacific Voices

Join Sydney Children’s Choir and visiting guest choir Pacific Boychoir Academy in PACIFIC VOICES for one night only in the beautiful acoustic of the Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music. This is the only chance for Sydney audiences to catch the Pacific Boychoir Academy in their Australian tour. Founded in 1998, the Grammy-winning Pacific Boychoir

12 Jul 2016 NCS 2017: Prepare for something new

NCS 2017: Prepare for something new

NCS2017 A CAPPELLA ACADEMY – APPLICATIONS NOW OPENPrepare for a totally new musical adventure at National Choral School 2017 with The Idea Of North presenting A Cappella Academy. As Resident Artists, the internationally-acclaimed Australian vocal quartet will work intensively with each ensemble, sharing their expertise across a huge range of modern a cappella repertoire. About

28 Jun 2016 Annual Giving Campaign

Annual Giving Campaign

At Gondwana Choirs, we believe that young people are capable of incredible things. An SCC Choir Parent and 2016 Donor writes: I would like to give this gift to celebrate the remarkable opportunity to reach the heights of artistic pleasure and achievement that you have given to so many young people. As parent, I am

28 Jun 2016 Majeda Beatty

Majeda Beatty

Introducing the newest face at Gondwana Choirs, ArtsReady trainee Majeda Beatty. ArtsReady is a national, not-for-profit Employment and Education company that delivers support, training and education through traineeships in the arts and creative industries. My mum is from Cairns and my dad is from New York, making me Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and African American.

26 Jun 2016 SCC Winter Concerts

SCC Winter Concerts

It was definitely winter in Sydney last Sunday! On a cold, clear day over 500 Choristers from Sydney Children’s Choir took part in two performances at the Verbrugghen Hall at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Joining them at the 3pm concert were choristers from our three Sydney-based Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir hubs – Campbelltown, Mt

24 Jun 2016 I Stand With the Arts

I Stand With the Arts

On 13 May, the Australia Council announced the results of the multiyear funding for small to medium arts companies, which impacted deeply across the sector as the legacy of the Coalition Government’s 2015 budget cuts to the Australia Council. These cuts directly affect Gondwana Choirs, as we were recently notified that after over 20 years