State Choir

Applications for the 2016 State Choir are now closed.

The State Choir program provides an opportunity for dedicated and talented choristers to sing challenging repertoire with some of Australia’s leading choral directors. The choirs are open to all government school students Years 8-12 and are a combination of male and female voices. No audition is required.

Music is sent to students to prepare before the first rehearsal. The choir meets to rehearse in Sydney for two days before performing on the concert hall stage of the Sydney Opera House as part of the Festival of Choral Music.student singing in opera house

Teachers are encouraged to nominate individual students to participate with 80 other highly skilled singers from throughout NSW. 

Dates for 2016

Sunday 30 October - reheasral 10am - 4pm at The Arts Unit in Lewisham

Monday 31 October - rehearsal from 10am - 5pm at the Sydney Opera House and 7pm performance at the Sydney Opera House

Tuesday 1 November - rehearsal from 3pm - 5pm at the Sydney Opera House and 7pm performance at the Sydney Opera House

For enquiries please contact Liz Scott at elizabeth.r.scott@det.nsw.edu.au