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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: April 2012
Yes, we will be holding Sydney Sings Messiah in 2012! With the generous support of the City of Sydney and Westfield Sydney, we are once again presenting Sydney Sings Messiah in 2012! The performance will take place in Sydney Town … Continue reading
On Monday 16 April, Grads members provided the entertainment at what is becoming a regular item on the University calendar, the so-called ‘Golden Graduates Luncheon’, at which graduates of earlier times are given the opportunity to return to the University … Continue reading
Whilst many readers may have found the recent April Fool post ‘Sydney Harbour Verdi Requiem’ too improbable to possibly be true, for some older singers with the Grads it actually brought back memories of an all-too-real floating chorale. The occasion … Continue reading
The Choir has received excellent news about the progress being made by Joan Carden Award winners, Rachel Bate (2010) and Emma Moore (2011). Rachel, who is undertaking a Young Artist’s Program in Cologne, after winning the German Opera Award in … Continue reading
The Joan Carden Award for 2012 has been won by mezzo soprano Agnes Sarkis. The judges also singled out soprano Amy Corkery, and mezzo soprano Anna Dowsley, for encouragement. The photos below, including the judging panel (great soprano Joan Carden … Continue reading
Hi Everyone at Choir, I would like to share the wonderful opportunities that I have to go to Perth and then Uganda. I see it as almost a fluke in a way. Well, not really, but I have a dear … Continue reading
In a bold move the Sydney University Graduate Choir has announced an epic new production of the Verdi Requiem, to be performed on Sydney Harbour next year. The conductor, soloists, orchestra and guest choir will perform from a floating stage … Continue reading