24 Sep 2015 100 Women of Influence – Lyn Williams

100 Women of Influence – Lyn Williams

Congratulations to Lyn Williams in being named one of The Australian Financial Review and Westpac’s 100 Women of Influence in the category of Culture. Gondwana Choirs is so proud of Lyn’s achievements and now for recognition in the wider community as a winner of this prestigious award. Lyn’s abilities to communicate with young people and

31 Aug 2015 National Choral School 2016

National Choral School 2016

Applications have closed. We received over 400 applications this year – thanks to all those who applied and to our auditioners and volunteers in each city. Gondwana National Choral School has provided me with some of my fondest memories; there are so many wonderful things about this program that I love, but what I most

27 Aug 2015 Breaking News – Felix Riebl at National Choral School 2016!

Breaking News – Felix Riebl at National Choral School 2016!

Breaking News – Felix Riebl at National Choral School 2016Cat Empire lead singer and acclaimed singer/song-writer/composer Felix Riebl returns as special guest artist to National Choral School 2016. Felix joins an incredible lineup of talented composers at NCS next year. Applications are still open for all young singers, composers and conductors interested in working with

18 Jul 2015 Giving Back to Gondwana

Giving Back to Gondwana

Giving Back to GondwanaPictured (from L-R): Tyus Arndt, Tionne Seden, Jeremy Donovan, Marnee Seden, Angus Woods, Nia Seden, Scott Emerson MP, Bernie Heard On 18 July, former Gondwana Voices chorister and Music Captain at Brisbane Grammar School, Angus Woods, organised a wonderful fundraising event to allow young Indigenous singers to attend Gondwana National Choral School

25 Apr 2015 Kokoda Trail

Kokoda Trail

The year 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. The men and women who served Australia as it joined its allies to defend the values of freedom and democracy — whether they were many miles away in Europe, the Middle East or closer, in the Pacific, or on Australian

22 Feb 2015 Australian War Memorial

Australian War Memorial

Australia in the Great War is the Australian War Memorial’s new permanent exhibition on display in the First World War Galleries. The exhibition presents the story of Australia in the First World War chronologically, covering all major theatres of operations: Gallipoli; the Western Front; Sinai and Palestine; and the war at sea. The events taking

18 Jul 2014 Jandamarra – Sing for the Country

Jandamarra – Sing for the Country

July 2014 witnessed a significant milestone for Gondwana Choirs: 200 Gondwana choristers took to the stage of the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall to join the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in the premiere of Jandamarra: Sing for the Country by Paul Stanhope. This commission was the brainchild of Artistic Director Lyn Williams and Peter Czornyj and

22 Feb 2014 White Night – Voices

White Night – Voices

The young singers from Gondwana Voices, Australia’s internationally renowned national children’s choir, took part in a multi- faceted choral installation work, called VOICES, for White Night in Melbourne. Each chorister created a small, theatrically lit diorama capturing an important moment in their lives, or that of one of their ancestors. The installation displayed each diorama

29 Apr 2009 Ngailu – Boy of the Stars

Ngailu – Boy of the Stars

A children’s opera for the Torres Strait Islander members of the Gondwana National Indigenous Children’s Choir & the Sydney Children’s Choir Ngailu – Boy of the Stars is a delightful children’s opera about a young boy’s enchanted dreams of the stars and the sea. It is a story full of hope that celebrates the richness