Network with Singers Around the Globe!
Welcome Ministry, a communal response to poverty, presents the California premieres of
Street Requiem: for those who have died on the street
by Kathleen McGuire, Andy Payne & Jonathon Welch AM
with additional orchestrations by Steven Couch
Saturday, Aug 29 - 7pm
Old First Presbyterian Church
1751 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
Sunday, Aug 30 –…Continue
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Hudson Chorale is pleased to announce the appointment of Conductor Ira Spaulding as its new Interim Music Director. Spaulding will be replacing Music Director Michael Conley, who has accepted a post as Director of Music Ministries at Calvary Presbyterian…Continue
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Register at http://www.trybooking.com/IEJK to join the chorus this summer in the California premiere performances of STREET REQUIEM, benefiting Singers of the Street (SOS) - a program that enables homeless and marginally housed San Franciscans to express themselves and improve their quality of life by singing in a choir.
Added by Caroline Knaggs on June 18, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments
School of Hard Knocks & Allans Billy Hyde proudly presents
'Kirby Shaw - A Shaw Thing' master class series
With over 3000 published classic pop and jazz choral arrangements over the past 4 decades, you won't want to miss this opportunity to work with the legendary master choral music arranger and jazz vocalist, Kirby Shaw from the USA in 3 unique workshops for the first time in Australia!
SINGING WITH A SWING
Jazz and scat…Continue
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It's not too late to register for this year's Melbourne International Singers Festival.
Don't miss this wonderful event!!! It will be 'an unforgettable experience, not just a festival'
Just some of the Festival highlights are -
The opportunity to work with conductors, composers and arrangers -
Dr Jonathon Welch AM and Dr Kathleen McGuire - co-artistic directors of the School of Hard Knocks; Dr Kirby Shaw -…Continue
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Melbourne International Singers Festival presents
The Australian Voices
Saturday 6 June 7.30PM
Deakin Edge Theatre, Federation Square, Melbourne
NO ROBES. NO RULES. NO WORRIES.
An old-school boombox sits on stage; a choir enters, presses play, and a travesty of choral music ensues. The ensemble plays with toy instruments,…Continue
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Melbourne International Singers Festival 2015 presents
Best of British - Queen’s Birthday Concert
Monday June 8 2015, 2.30pm
Deakin Edge Theatre, Federation Square
Come and celebrate with a right-royal musical romp and all your favourite Best of British music – including the Beatles, John Rutter’s ‘Gloria’, Rule Britannia, Jerusalem and Land of Hope and Glory!
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Only Women Aloud - women’s project choir
The School of Hard Knocks is excited to launch the 2015 Melbourne International Singers Festival season of Only Women Aloud, starting Sunday 3rd May.
Only Women Aloud is an un-auditioned women's project choir, which will be led by the brilliant Dr Kathleen McGuire.
Kathleen has selected an exciting new selection of songs for this project. Only Women Aloud will be…Continue
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School of Hard Knocks & Melbourne International Singers Festival present: TEACHER’S PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY
Dr Kirby Shaw, Presenter Thursday June 4, 2015 9:30 am – 3:30pm,
Deakin Edge, Federation Square
BOOK NOW: www.trybooking.com/HOPB
Only $99.00 includes all sessions plus morning and afternoon tea
Work with the most popular arranger in the world!
Kirby Shaw from the United States is a…Continue
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This summer we are returning to the beautiful Winchester College (Winchester, UK) for 3 weeks of inspiring music making with talented young musicians from all over the world!
The Ingenium team have been busy organising the 2015 programme, and are delighted to have brought together the most exciting workshops, conductors and…Continue
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Choir Man in Africa – world premiere documentary screening
Thursday 16th April, 7.30pm
Level 1, 380 Lygon Street | Carlton
Known by many as the 'Choir Man' for his multi award winning documentary 'Choir of Hard Knocks'. Jonathon Welch AM has worked with the homeless, asylum seekers and has run choirs in prisons.
But now his belief that music can change and save lives is put to the…
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Ever wanted to re-write a masterpiece? Now is your chance! #EESC video challenge is back, and this time with music.…Continue
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A concert in memory of those who died in Martin Place and Paris. Funds raised by this event will support beyondblue, the charity chosen by Tori Johnson’s family, the Katrina Dawson Foundation and School of Hard Knocks programs in Sydney.
Saturday 21 February 2015, 8PM
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Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 7pm, Dallas City Performance Hall
Downtown Arts District
2520 Flora Street, Dallas
Featuring Credo Choir, Dallas Street Choir, Richland College Chamber Singers
with Special Guests Frederica von Stade, mezzo-soprano and Jonathon Welch, tenor
Jonathan Palant, conductor
Famed mezzo-soprano, Frederica von Stade will join Credo Choir, the Dallas Street Choir and the Richland College Chamber…Continue
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Earlybird Registrations are Now Open!
'An unforgettable experience, not just a festival'
5 - 8 June 2015
Queen's Birthday weekend
Now in its 6th year, Australia's most exciting singers festival for choirs and individual singers, is proud to present internationally renowned composer, arranger and jazz singer from USA, here for the first time in Australia,
along with choir-in-residence,…Continue
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The beautiful live recording of the WORLD PREMIERE performance of STREET REQUIEM will be launched at the 'Spectacular Christmas Spectacular' concert at the Melbourne Town Hall, Saturday 13th December 7.30pm.
This exciting new major Australian work conceived by Dr Jonathon Welch AM and written in collaboration with Dr Kathleen McGuire and Andy Payne, is in memory of…Continue
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The long awaited, where are they now documentary, on the extraordinary journey of the original Choir of Hard Knocks members and Founding Director Jonathon Welch AM….8 years on.
Beyond Hard Knocks documentary will have its Australian TV premiere on GEM at 2.15pm (AEDT) Saturday 15th Nov. This will be at 1.45pm (ACDT) in Adelaide.
You can also purchase your own, signed copy of the DVD at www.jonathonwelch.com
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Book NOW for the best Christmas concert in town! Proceeds go to support School of Hard Knocks
School of Hard Knocks presents
Spectacular Christmas Spectacular!
Melbourne Town Hall
Saturday 13 December 2014, 7.30pm
Jonathon Welch Conductor & Compere
Footscray-Yarraville City Band
David Johnstone at…
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School of Hard Knocks presents
Absolutely Everybody Loves Broadway
Melbourne Town Hall
Sunday 26th October, 6pm
Jonathon Welch AM Conductor & Compere
Judi Connelli & Suzanne Johnston
Hear all your favourite Broadway hits performed by the School of Hard Knocks magnificent 400 voice ABSOLUTELY EVERYBODY massed choir
Footscray Yarraville City Band
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I'm a composer always looking for new ways to promote my music. I write a lot choral music of varying styles and descriptions. I also write a good deal of instrumental music, although only one symphony to date!
So any new or tried and tested places and ways to promote my music would of great interest….
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