State Choir

Years 8 to 12

Applications for 2021 will open in Term 3.

The choir is open to all NSW public school students Years 8-12 and are a combination of male and female voices. No audition is required.

The state choir provides an opportunity for 80 dedicated and talented choristers to sing challenging repertoire with Australia's leading choral directors.

state choir performing

Music is sent to students to prepare before the first rehearsal. The choir meets to rehearse in Sydney before performing as part of the Festival of Choral Music.

Rehearsal and Performance Dates for 2021

Sunday 17 October - rehearsal 10am - 4pm at The Arts Unit in Lewisham
Monday 18 October - rehearsal from 10am - 5pm at The Arts Unit in Lewisham and 7pm performance at the Sydney Town Hall

Cost for 2021

(Invoice to be paid upon acceptance of a successful application)

Metropolitan Students: $110
Non Metropolitan Students: - $82.50
Rural & Remote Students receive a 25% discount on the participation fee

As part of The Arts Unit's support of the Department of Education and Communities' Rural and Remote Education blueprint for action, we are excited to be able to offer a 25% discount to students from rural and remote schools to attend the State Choir.


Elizabeth Scott
Music Performance Projects Officer
The Arts Unit
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