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

12 Jun 2016 Government House Open Day

Government House Open Day

QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY WEEKEND CELEBRATIONS AT GOVERNMENT HOUSE On Sunday 12 June the NSW Governor His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d) and his wife Mrs Hurley, Vice Regal Patrons of Sydney Children’s Choir, will host an Open House and Family Picnic at NSW’s historic Government House. The event will be held to

7 Apr 2016 ArtsReady Traineeship

ArtsReady Traineeship

An exciting opportunity is now open for a young and motivated Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander to join Gondwana Choirs as an ArtsReady Trainee. ArtsReady is a national, not-for-profit Employment and Education company. They deliver support, training and education through traineeships in the arts and creative industries, resulting in quality employment opportunities for young Australians.

7 Apr 2016 Cairns Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir Camp

Cairns Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir Camp

In March, the Cairns Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir (Cairns GICC) had its annual residential camp at the beautiful Lake Tinaroo up on Queensland’s Atherton tablelands.The particular highlight this year was welcoming as guest artists the Inspire quartet from the Australian Chamber Orchestra. The quartet collaborated with choristers on the string arrangement of Luke Byrne’s Storm

7 Apr 2016 New Board Directors

New Board Directors

Dr Tessa Boyd-Caine was appointed to the Gondwana Choirs Board in late 2015. Tessa was a founding member of the Sydney Children’s Choir in 1989. A criminologist by training, Tessa has previously worked in the areas of human rights, mental health law and criminal justice, both domestically and internationally. She recently was appointed the CEO