Gondwana Choirs’ Artistic Director Lyn Williams OAM, and Conductor Sam Allchurch, talk about the program for Eternal Voices – their Sydney Children’s Choir concert on at the City Recital Hall on 14 June. What were you wanting to convey through the music chosen for this concert? LYN WILLIAMS – We are capturing the ethereal quality
Sydney Children’s Choir – Eternal Voices
Sydney Children’s Choir Artistic Director, Lyn Williams OAM and Conductor Sam Allchurch talk about their Eternal Voices concert coming up at the City Recital Hall on 14 June.
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
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
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
This winter has been a busy time for Sydney Children’s Choir, performing with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra for Mahler’s Third Symphony and Red Riding Hood at the Sydney Conservatorium, as well as performing at the Helpmann Awards. The best is still to come as we get ready for our Springtime Concert at The Concourse and
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
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
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.
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
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
FINDING DORY Lyn’s memorable warm ups from “Finding Nemo” have travelled all around the world. We are hoping that “Finding Dory will inspire many more great warm ups. Gondwana Choirs is presenting a special screening of Finding Dory (details below) and hope many of you can come along and enjoy the fun. We are also
Your invitation to an extraordinary event RHYTHM & VOICE Monday 13 June at 2016, 3pm City Recital Hall BREAKING NEWS Richard Tognetti will lead the members of the ACO in two movements of works by JS Bach BREAKING NEWS Simon Marnie, from ABC 702 Weekends, will compere RHYTHM & VOICE In a never-to-be-repeated event, Sydney’s
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
Sydney Children’s Choir will be holding its first Open Day for prospective parents and choristers on 5 March at the Wharf Rehearsal Room, 15 Hickson Road, Miller’s Point. Bring your child along to see how rehearsals are run and to experience the magic of Sydney Children’s Choir. Morning tea and refreshments will be provided after
Gondwana Choirs is thrilled to announce Vice Regal Patronage of Sydney Children’s Choir by His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d) Governor of New South Wales, and Mrs Linda Hurley. The Office of Governor of New South Wales is the oldest public office in Australia, dating from 1786 when Captain Arthur Phillip
Kid’s Choral Academy enrolments are now closedThanks to everyone who took part in the fun at Kid’s Choral Academy this January. We will post news of the next Kid’s Choral Academy later in the year.
JUNIOR VOCAL STREAM – CONSERVATORIUM HIGH SCHOOLGondwana Choirs is proud to partner with the Conservatorium High School in Sydney, offering a special stream for entry in Years 7 & 8. The Junior Vocal Stream, in collaboration with Sydney Children’s Choir, entails classroom music, expert vocal coaching, choral training and the performance opportunities, and commitments, that
Join Sydney Children’s Choir in 2016The Sydney Children’s Choir proudly represents Sydney as the most prestigious and well-known vocal program for young singers of school age. Founded as a single ensemble by Lyn Williams OAM in 1989, it now includes approximately 500 young people, comprising of performing choirs and training ensembles. They are instantly recognised
TICKETS NOW ON SALEGondwana Choirs invites you to Sydney’s favourite festive season musical event, Voices of Angels GLORIA! Enter into the world of 17th century Venetian Ospedali – orphanages where abandoned girls received expert music tuition – with the young women of the Sydney Children’s Choir and Gondwana Voices performing Lyn Williams’ superb transcription of