State Choir

Years 8 to 12

The choir is open to all NSW public school students Years 8 to 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 singing at FOCM


The choir meets to rehearse in Sydney before performing as part of the Festival of Choral Music.

  • Sunday 11 August 10 am – 4 pm at Lewisham Public School (the Arts Unit)
  • Monday 12 August 10 am – 5 pm at Sydney Opera House
  • Tuesday 13 August 2:30 pm – 5 pm at Sydney Opera House


  • Monday 12 August 7pm at Sydney Opera House
  • Tuesday 13 August 7 pm at Sydney Opera House


  • Metropolitan students: $110 
  • Non-metropolitan students (and rural and remote students): $82.50

Payment is to be made upon acceptance of a successful application.


Jacqueline Shaw
Music Projects Officer 5 – 12
The Arts Unit