2013 will see the Gondwana National Choirs perform across Australia and internationally. Following National Choral School, participants will be selected for the following seasons:
GONDWANA NATIONAL CHORAL SCHOOL ACCESS PASS 2013 FOR MUSIC TEACHERS
Gondwana Choirs is again throwing open its doors to choral conductors and music teachers from around Australia who are keen to be inspired by observing the rich choral resources of National Choral School in action. Come for one day or come for ten to take in Four National Choirs working with international and Australian choral conductors. Observe Gondwana Composer School’s next generation of choral composers working with acclaimed composer Stephen Leek. Observe the inaugural Gondwana Conducting Academy’s lectures and masterclasses under the direction of Brisbane’s Graeme Morton.
Dates: January 8 – 18 2013
Cost: $100 per day including all meals
Venue: Dunmore Lang College Macquarie University Ryde NSW
Accommodation options onsite available for interstate and overseas observers for an additional cost
GONDWANA CHORALE - JANUARY/FEBRUARY
International Tour – UK and France
In 2013 Gondwana Chorale will tour the United Kingdom and France to perform in venues of major historical significance. The touring ensemble will be drawn from previous members of Gondwana Chorale: limited places in some voice parts still exist, for which new applicants are welcome to apply. Please contact us immediately to register your interest and receive more information: do NOT wait for the closing date!
GONDWANA VOICES – APRIL
East Kimberley Collaboration – Western Australia
In 2013 Gondwana Choirs will launch one of its most exciting and innovative projects to date. The East Kimberley Collaboration will be a multi-year project between Gondwana Voices and Indigenous children from Western Australia's spectacular Kimberley region. The choristers will work to create a new children's opera incorporating the songs, stories and art of this unique part of the world.
Dates April 2013
Cost Gondwana Choirs is still in the process of confirming the cost of this season. Cost will include accommodation & meals, ground transfers, music & tuition and travel insurance. Please note that return transport to and from each chorister's home and Western Australia are not included in this cost.
GONDWANA SINGERS – SEPTEMBER
Singfest 2013 – Cairns and Townsville QLD
Established in 2011, Singfest! is rapidly becoming a major event in the Cairns cultural calendar. In 2013 Gondwana Singers will once again host Singfest in Cairns and get on the road to take Singfest to Townsville. The choir will share high intensity workshops and rehearsals and thrilling performances with more young singers from around North Queensland than ever before!
Dates 5 – 13 October
Cost $1,225 (GST not applicable)
Cost includes homestay accommodation in Cairns and Townsville, sightseeing, meals, ground transfers & music. Please note that transport from each chorister's home to Cairns airport at the beginning and end of the season and travel insurance are not included in this cost.
JUNIOR GONDWANA – JUNE
Junior Gondwana Camp – Naamaroo Conference Centre, Sydney
Junior Gondwana Choristers will be invited to a weekend camp with 100 choristers from the Sydney Children's Choir to rehearse and engage in multi-artform workshops, culminating in a performance. The camp is the perfect mid-year boost for choristers craving more of the Gondwana experience.
Dates 28 June - 1 July 2013
Venue: Naamaroo Conference Centre, Chatswood, Sydney
Cost $510 (GST not applicable)
Cost includes accommodation & meals at Naamaroo, ground transfers, music & tuition. Return transport from each chorister's home to Sydney airport at the beginning and end of the season and travel insurance are not included in this cost.