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Instagram - @sydunigradchoir_singonJoan Carden Award 2019 Are you a talented young classical singer? The Sydney University Graduate Choir invites you to apply for the Joan Carden Award 2019. Open to singers aged between 22 and 35 years, prizes include • The chance of selection for a small Master Class with Joan Carden AO OBE • A solo engagement with the choir, which performs a wide range of classical choral works, in a concert • A cash prize of $6,000 • A People’s Choice Award Full details and the application form can be found on www.sydneysings.com.au Don’t delay – applications close cob 26 April 2019.Many thanks to Music Shoalhaven who hosted the SUGC Chamber Choir concert at Nowra School of Arts on Sunday 17th. The historic surroundings, warm acoustic and first rate grand piano all helped the Chamber Choir, conducted by Christopher Bowen OAM and accompanied by Noah Peres, give its best. The performance included works from Mendelsohn and Brahms and two pieces by Bowen, through gospel and folk (arr. Bowen) to musical favourites from Les Miserables and Lloyd-Weber. This was the Choir’s second performance for Music Shoalhaven, and we hope that there will be many more in future years.
Monthly Archives: December 2011
In my search for a better understanding of Christopher Brennan and his poetry I discovered that it is taught at our own University of Sydney. Dr Peter Kirkpatrick of the Australian Literature section of the Department of English includes it … Continue reading
A selection of photos taken by professional photographer Christopher Muscat on December 10th. Thanks to C.M.M. Photography, who can be contacted on 0422 289 656 and firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUGC’s Christmas Concert, entitled “PoeticInspirations”, at the Verbrugghen Hall on Saturday 10thDecember 2011, was from all points of view an outstanding success. The program encompassed two orchestral works by Debussy (“Danses Sacrée at Profane” and “Prélude à l’Après Midid’un Faune”) … Continue reading
Members will recall the young soprano,Rachel Bate, who won the Choir’s Joan Carden Award (JCA) in 2010 and went on to win the Mathy Award and the German Opera Award in October of the same year. As a consequence of … Continue reading
80 Years Young, an Alto and a Pillar of the Grad Choir. Where were you born? I was born in Sydney at the War Memorial Hospital in Waverley although my home was in Woonona which is six miles this side … Continue reading
With our December concert just a few days away, there are several fascinating articles on poet Christopher Brennan and Christopher Bowen’s wonderful composition ‘Songs of the Heart’ available as background reading for singers, and as encouragement for our potential audience. … Continue reading