songbirds: auditions



A contemporary choir offering exciting performance opportunities in 2012, the QPAC Choir is auditioning for new members TOMORROW Monday 19 March from 5.30pm to 6.30pm at QPAC, Cultural Centre, South Bank. If you’re quick, you can still register for an audition.

Rehearsing Monday nights, the QPAC Choir provides access to skill development and public performance across an imaginative repertoire of music. QPAC Choir Chorus Master, Tim Sherlock invites people aged 17 years and over to audition. “Taking part in the QPAC Choir offers a great community experience with other like-minded music lovers, as well as an opportunity to extend singing and performance ability.

 “Membership includes ongoing skill development within weekly rehearsals and participation in public performances at events such as the QPAC’s Out of the Box Festival for Children and the Centre’s annual Spirit of Christmas concert. The choir will also stage a special QPAC choir performance in June this year,” said Mr Sherlock.

Registration is required before auditioning. For further details and to register interest in auditioning please go to http://www.qpac.com.au/choir

For further enquiries please email choir@qpac.com.au

Something magical happens when a group of individuals sing together, making music so much greater than the sum of its parts. Don’t miss your chance to be part of this unique experience.

The QPAC Choir performed at QPAC’s Christmas in Concert in 2008 and Spirit of Christmas in 2009, 2010 and 2011 with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra. Other performances include Queensland Music Festival’s Presidentsland and Best of British with the Queensland Pops Orchestra. Other performances have included Queensland Music Festival’s Presidentsland and Best of British and Celtic Celebration with the Queensland Pops Orchestra.

Members of the QPAC Choir also sang with the Queensland Festival Chorus at the Esplanade Concert Hall, Singapore in Mahler’s Symphony No.2 and with the Australian Premiere of the Gothic Symphony (2010). Other performances include a ‘flash mob’ performance in the Queen Street Mall, several Works in Progress events in the Concert Hall and involvement in QPAC’s open days. In January 2012, the QPAC Choir were the choir asked to perform for The Lockyer Valley – Remembers & Reflects community event, to mark the January 2011 flood event.

Auditions are held in a friendly, supportive environment. Music reading skills and/or singing experience is considered an advantage, however members of various abilities do participate and are encouraged to continue their musical learning throughout the year.

What: QPAC Choir Auditions

Date: Monday 19 March

Time: 5.30pm to 6.30pm

Place: Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

Corner of Grey St and Melbourne St South Bank, Brisbane

Register: www.qpachoir.com.au/choir or email choir@qpac.com.au

For full details of the audition process and requirements please go to www.qpac.choir.com.au


If you missed the so-called “choir wars” you can catch up here.


QPAC Choir. The Spirit of Christmas.


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