Christie AndersonConductor

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    Background: Singer and conductor has worked with choirs and choral music for the past 16 years; Artistic Director of Young Adelaide Voices; Core Singer and Associate Conductor of the renowned Adelaide Chamber Singers; Founding member of the award-winning EVE vocal trio; Tutor and conductor at Adelaide University’s Elder Conservatorium of Music for over 10 years; Artistic Director of the inaugural WATU Adelaide Youth Choir Festival (2015).

    Other Experience: Touring and performing with ACS at the Polyfollia Festival in St-Lo, France 2014 and conducting the ensemble in subscription concerts since 2012, including “Procession” with guitarist Aleksander Tsiboulski, “Darkness and Light” with the Zephyr String Quartet and premiering her husband Philip Hall’s work “In the Bleak Midwinter Snow” in her 2015 subscription concert. Contemporary Opera: in 2014 Christie was one of sixteen chorus members who performed all three of the Philip Glass operas in the Portrait Trilogy – Akhnaten, Einstein on the Beach and Satyagraha with the State Opera of South Australia. Orchestral conducting: Christie has also conducted both the West Australian and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestras as part of Symphony Australia’s Conductor Development program. International Competitions: In 2012 Christie took Young Adelaide Voices to the USA, where in addition to performances in Connecticut and Washington DC, the Choir received a silver medal at World Choir Games in Cincinnati and swept the pool at the 9th International Golden Gate Youth Choir Festival in San Francisco, winning First Prize in all youth choir categories. Various weird and wonderful gigs including backing The Hilltop Hoods for their 2012 release “Drinking in the Sun”, arranging and recording the original anthem for the Adelaide United Football Club, performing in the middle of the Bundaleer Forest and collaborating with Patch Theatre Company in “The Moon’s a Balloon”.

    Recordings: All and various Adelaide Chamber Singers CDs from 1996 to present, two EVE Vocal Trio CD’s “EVESong”(2007) and “Muse” (2008); Hilltop Hoods “Drinking in the Sun”, Young Adelaide Voices “We are as one” (2012); various for English choirs Oxford Pro Musica and The Jay Singers.