Sing it Yourself MESSIAH Port Fairy: December 28th 2018

Singers once again have the opportunity to sing Messiah over the Christmas break if they’re in or near Port Fairy.

All choristers welcome to join in.Soloists: Anita Senior, Vivien Hamilton, Dylan Casey, Darcy Carroll Accompanied by Chamber Orchestra with Craig Doherty on organ Conducted by Jeanette Hajncl $5 per chorister. Scores available for borrowing on the night.

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Workshop for Conductors and choir leaders – Mark O’Leary

Mark O’Leary’s Choral_secrets_workshop

Mark O’Leary has been producing outstanding results with primary, secondary and tertiary age choirs for 30 years, and in this workshop, he will share some of the secrets to his success.

Topics covered will include planning and implementing great rehearsals, creating choral programs that singers will want to be part of, giving inexperienced singers confidence, getting your choirs to sound good, teachings songs effectively and an introduction to choral conducting.

Suitable for leaders of choirs of all ages.

Download the workshop flyer here.

Mark O’Leary OAM is one of Australia’s most active choral conductors, widely respected for his work with Young Voices of Melbourne, Exaudi youth choir and Gondwana Voices. With these ensembles has produced thirteen CD recordings, toured all states and territories of Australia and made sixteen international tours to Europe, South Africa, North America, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, China, Taiwan, Thailand and Samoa. Mark has presented many workshops on choral music education throughout Australia and internationally and is a regular guest conductor at choral festivals. Mark is a Churchill Fellow, an Honorary Life Member of the Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia and was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia for services to choral music and education in the 2018 Australia Day Honours list.

Time: 9:30am – 3:00pm Venue: Caulfield Park Pavilion, 265/267 Balaclava Rd, Caulfield North Victoria Cost: $150 per person (inc. GST) Morning Tea included, BYO Lunch
Online bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/XQUT