About Swinburne Chorale
The Swinburne Chorale is a Community Choir and has been meeting for nearly 20 years.
It is a friendly and informal group of 25-30 members.
We sing a diverse range of acapella and accompanied songs including folk songs from around the world, spirituals, madrigals and contemporary pop songs.
The Choir performs in the local area twice a year at a family friendly mid-year and end-of-year concert.
We also make appearances at local events such as the Boroondara Farmers market.
The Choir meets on Tuesday nights from 7.30-9.30pm during school terms
Currently, our venue is located at Woodhall. 6 Wood st Hawthorn
Each session includes warm-ups, building awareness of vocal technique and fun singing activities.
Songs are arranged in 3-4 parts and the choir leader encourages input into song choices.
Swinburne Chorale members say -
“Choir gives me joy…the music and sound that we can make with voices in harmony.”
“I like the sense of achievement with the learning of new music and songs, the friendship and happy collaboration with members, really … I go to choir ‘cos it is fun!”
To Sarah our choir leader:
“I would like to congratulate you and thank you for creating such an enjoyable, happy and friendly environment for us to sing in great harmony together. I look forward to Tuesday night ! Singing is good for the soul -and -we sound wonderful!”
“I love Tuesday nights at choir practice. I always come away feeling relaxed, happy and energised.”
“The Swinburne Chorale is not just a choir but a group of people who care about each other and the joyful process of music making.”
“I love the choir and building up the confidence to open my mouth and sing!”