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Coro Innominata is seeking a new Musical Director

Coro Innominata is seeking a new Musical Director to lead the choir from the beginning of 2019.

If you're suitably qualified and up for the challenge we're currently calling on Expressions of Interest for Musical Director, to commence in 2019.

About the Choir

Coro Innominata is a Sydney-based chamber choir promoting performance excellence in sacred and secular choral music, from the Renaissance to today. The choir was formed in the early 1990s by singers from a number of larger choirs wishing to explore the acappella and chamber choir repertoire.

The choir stages a number of concerts each year and has performed in some of Sydney's finest acoustic venues such as Kincoppal – Rose Bay Chapel, Rose Bay; St Francis’ Church, Paddington; St Scholastica's Chapel, Glebe and Glebe Town Hall. It sings on occasion at church services, weddings and other functions.

About the Position

The Musical Director of Coro Innominata is responsible for developing and realising an artistic vision as well as programming, leading, conducting, rehearsing, teaching and inspiring the choir. This includes taking a weekly rehearsal and directing a number of performances each year. The ideal candidate will bring to the role vision, enthusiasm, decisiveness, clarity, musicality and patience in a spirit of collaboration.

You can download the full position description and details of how to submit your expression of interest at this link:

Applications close on 17 August which means you have time to come and hear us perform at our upcoming concert on Sunday 12 August.

Listed 17/07/2018


The Shoalhaven Lydian Singers Inc. Seeks a Musical Director and Conductor

To start February, 2019

Applications are invited from enthusiastic, experienced and suitably qualified persons to direct and conduct this well loved and highly renowned 4 part community choir of about 60 voices.

Now over 40 years since its inception, the choir has developed a large repertoire, both Classical and Modern. The Choir is based in Nowra, on the NSW South Coast, 2 hours south from Sydney airport. We normally stage 3 public concerts annually, and our weekly rehearsals are held in Nowra from 6:30 - 9:00 pm every Wednesday. 

This is not a salaried position, but an honorarium will be paid to the successful applicant.

For further information please visit our website:, or contact our President: Alison Friend on 0410127294.
Applications close on October 31, 2018. Please include your latest CV and send to:
SnailMail: PO Box 1400, Nowra. NSW 2541

Listed 25/06/2018



Role Vacancies at Woden Valley Youth Choir

Woden Valley Youth Choir is seeking highly-skilled people for the following roles:

If you, or anyone you know, are interested in applying, please see for more information.

Listed 12/06/2018



MUSICAL DIRECTOR - Cloud 9 Women's Choir

Cloud9 Women’s Choir is seeking a new Musical Director commencing after our mid-year concert in June 2018.

We are a community based women’s choir who come together to share the joy of singing and the development of musical excellence. Our current membership is about 40 and we love to sing in a wide range of musical styles from traditional to contemporary. The choir is accompanied by an experienced pianist at rehearsals.

We rehearse at the North Balwyn Uniting Church, Duggan Street, North Balwyn on Thursday evenings during school term from 7.30 to 9.30 pm. 

This position is ongoing and attracts an honorarium paid fortnightly. For expressions of interest and details email :  or call Anne Woodward  Cloud9 Chair 0412 660 634 

Listed 18/05/2018


MUSICAL DIRECTOR SEARCH - The Geelong Welsh Ladies Choir

The Geelong Welsh Ladies Choir has been under the musical directorship of Jeanette John since its inception in 1998.  Jeanette will be stepping back from the choir at the end of this year and the choir is now searching for its new musical leader in 2019.

The choir has now grown to 26 members and spans a wide age group and a diversity of musical and ethnic backgrounds, all with a desire to carry on the Welsh heritage through song.  The choir sings a wide variety of styles including traditional, folk, spiritual, theatrical, plus songs from various countries and of course Welsh music.  The choir has also toured Wales and New Zealand.

Rehearsals take place on Wednesday nights in Highton, with various performances planned throughout the year.

If you are interested in leading this dynamic group of ladies into its next exciting chapter of development, or have any further questions, please contact the choir Secretary, Judith Bracewell via the choir’s email

Further information about the choir can be found on the website or you can search up Geelong Welsh Ladies Choir on Facebook.

Listed 10/04/2018



The Yukana Singers were formed in 1960. We are a small choir of mature ladies aged from our mid 50's to mid 80's. The majority of our concerts are aimed at residents in retirement villages and nursing homes in the eastern suburbs and the money raised by the choir is donated to charity. We currently practise on Wednesday evenings and average one concert a week, usually in the early afternoon, from mid February to mid December.

Our much loved conductor recently passed away suddenly and we are very keen to continue singing as a group. We are seeking a new Musical Director/Conductor to lead us at practice and at concerts, and to prepare new programs.

This is a voluntary position open to any like minded person who loves music, singing and entertaining the elderly.

If you are interested please call, Mary Camilleri, on 0402 237 029 or Lyn Redfern, on 0419 528 519.

Listed 09/04/2018




The Murray Conservatorium Choir is a large, diverse and inclusive choir of 50 voices, committed to a high standard of performance across a broad repertoire.

We are seeking to appoint an energetic and committed person, as passionate as we are about choral music, to the position of Music Director to commence in May 2018.

If interested, please forward your CV and the names and contact details of three referees by 31 March 2018 to The President, Murray Conservatorium Choir, PO BOX 234 ALBURY NSW 2640 or email:

For more information please contact Michele Roberts
Phone 0439 694 771, email

Please download this brochure for more information.

Listed 14/03/2018


Accompanist Available!

Jodie Lockyer is a graduate of The Victorian College of the Arts where she studied piano with Michael Kieran Harvey. In 1991 she was the winner of the Bill Burrell Memorial Trust Scholarship which enabled her to study piano accompaniment with Margaret Schofield.

In 1996 Jodie travelled to England where she was a student at the Royal Northern College of Music.majoring in accompaniment with John Wilson and Carole Pressland
In 1997 she was the winner of the Margaret Tudor Evans prize for piano accompaniment  and a finalist in The Royal Overseas League competition.

Jodie has been an accompanist for The Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Society, The Melbourne University Choral Society and has recently worked at The Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School.
Jodie has also worked extensively for Opera Australia in the role of pianist for the Victorian Schools Company Education program and has also toured with Oz Opera.
Her repertoire includes classical, music theatre, cabaret, easy listening and popular jazz.

For more information or to enquire contact Jodie Lockyer, phone 0403 052 165 or email

Listed 27/02/2018


Recruiting now! Avegates Choral Director

We are seeking a new choral director!

You will be responsible for planning and conducting Saturday rehearsals, sourcing new repertoire, and preparing the choir for regular performances. Southside Singers is an inclusive choir with many (if not all) members living with a range of disabilities. The aim of choir participation is to provide members with a social connection, be valued part of the community, increase confidence, self-esteem and a range of other individual life skills.

For more information or to enquire contact Marcarla Stiler, phone 07 3340 9012 or

For more information, please download the poster.

Listed 07/02/2018


Assistant Choral Conductor - ARC Children’s Choir

ARC Children’s Choir, seeking Assistant Choral Conductor, Wednesday’s in Preston 4.15-5.45. Commencing February 2018.

ARC children’s choir is seeking an assistant to the musical director, starting term 1 2018.

The successful candidate will display the following criteria.

  1. A sound musical education (B.Mus graduate or current student), specialising in voice, with keyboard skills a distinct advantage.
  2. Knowledge of vocal teaching practises and especially of nurturing and developing young voices.
  3. Knowledge of Kodaly method and the ability to work in solfa.
  4. A natural rapport with children and the ability to command the attention of a group of children.
  5. Knowledge of the AMEB musical theatre syllabus and the skills needed to successfully prepare candidates for exams. 
  6. A strong singer with excellent sight singing skills.

The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with the musical director during rehearsals. As there is a junior and senior group starting at staggered times, the assistant will sometimes lead a group or start warm ups with the next group of children arriving. The musical director plans all rehearsals and chooses music so this is an ideal position for a choral conductor looking to build experience through mentoring.

Payment will be $75.00 for each session. Availability on weekends is required approximately once a term for workshops or performances. Selection will be through interview and a paid trial period. WWCC essential. 

To apply for this position or for additional information please email Jane Murone or call 0414653306.

Listed 22/01/2018



Music Education Campaign Manager; Music: Count Us In

We are currently recruiting for the role of Music Education Campaign Manager; Music: Count Us In.

Music Australia is seeking to appoint a Music Education Campaign Manager to run Music Australia’s nationally recognised school music program. Music: Count Us In reaches over 30% of Australian schools and 650,000 students across the country. It plays a vital role in fostering school music education and participation across every state and territory of Australia and raises awareness of the value and benefits of music education.

The Music Education Campaign Manager will lead the next phase of Music: Count Us In’s growth, tapping significant opportunities to extend the program’s depth and reach, increase public awareness and support, and drive new promotional and advocacy campaigns, all aimed at improving national provision of music education in schools.

This is a management position within the Music Australia staff team, providing quality project management of and direction to the organisation’s music education, music advocacy, and participation programs. Music Education Campaign Manager contributes to overall organisational programs, and to strategies to expand Music Australia’s revenues, reach and impact.



  • Applications close 5 February 2018
  • For enquiries, contact Cara Anderson on 02 9519 9730

To Apply

Submit a cover letter, short two-page response to the selection criteria along with a current resume and contact details of up to three professional referees, and send to  by midnight 5 February 2018.





Full Time, Permanent. Located in the heart of one of North America’s most diverse and culturally vibrant cities – Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Founded in 1937, the mission of St. Michael’s Choir School (SMCS) is “The formation of Catholic men through the service of sacred music and the pursuit of knowledge.”  The schools’ vision is to “Create an environment that allows each student to live by the motto: He who sings, prays twice.”

One of only seven schools in the world affiliated with the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music in Rome, SMCS holds a unique role - dedicated to providing high caliber sacred music to St. Michael’s Cathedral-Basilica, the most prominent Catholic Church in Canada and the seat of the Cardinal. SMCS has launched a new era of excellence in performance through concerts and touring, making its’ presence known on world stages – in concert with the Sistine Chapel Choir, the Regensburger Domspatzen, the Cologne Cathedral Choir and in major works in Toronto at Massey Hall and in St. Michael’s Cathedral-Basilica. In partnership with the Toronto Catholic School Board, SMCS integrates an excellent academic program with a strong choral education, and instills a lifelong love of sacred music for 275 boys and youth from grades three to twelve – ages 8-18 who perform in 4 choirs – Elementary, Junior, Senior and Tenor Bass.


The Principal Conductor/Cathedral Music Director has overall responsibility for the selection and preparation of music sung by all choirs for weekly Sunday liturgies and celebrations at St. Michael’s Cathedral-Basilica. In collaboration with the conducting team, the Principal Conductor/Cathedral Music Director will draw on a significant depth of repertoire and strong musical education pedagogy to build a musical plan that will inform concerts, tours, media appearances and recordings and aligns with the Strategic Plan of SMCS. The Principal Conductor/Cathedral Music Director will lead with an overarching vision that nurtures strong musical education (sacred and secular), instills an appreciation of traditional Catholic choral music, and will encourage and excite the choristers to aspire to a high caliber of liturgical musical excellence.

Please visit our website for a full job description and required qualifications:


Interested parties are invited to submit the following material to Lynda Ducharme, by February 5, 2018.

  • Covering Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Links to any Videos of Conducting Recordings
  • Links to any professional website you may have
  • Sample programs from the past 2 years of concerts in which you served as a principal conductor or musical conductor
  • Complete repertoire list

We sincerely thank all applicants for your interest and will be directly contacting those individuals who are deemed most qualified to explore the opportunity further.


Music Director - Mandurah City Choral Society

The Mandurah City Choral Society is seeking a talented and enthusiastic music director commencing February 2018.

We are an SATB choir that aims to perform choral music to a high standard and actively promote the benefits of choral singing in the community.  

We hold approximately five performances a year with our major performance usually held in October. Over previous years, we have performed Vivaldi’s Gloria and Faure’s Requiem accompanied by a thirty piece orchestra, as well as more contemporary music, both classical and popular. A copy of our recently performed music, which gives a good indication of the Choral Society’s preferred genres, is available.

Our rehearsals are currently held on a Monday night 7.30-9.30pm in Mandurah.

If you would like more information, please call Jannette Barrett on 0405 182 741


Choir Conductor Vacancy - Music For Canberra & the Canberra Children's Choir

TITLE: CONDUCTOR – Canberra Children’s Choir and Training Choir
REPORTS TO: CEO & Artistic Director

The Role:
The role of Choir Conductor requires an experienced educator and an energetic music practitioner. Along with prior experience leading vocal ensembles the position requires a demonstrated ability to attract and engage young musicians. The role of Choir Conductor includes conducting the prestigious Canberra Children’s Choir as well as the Training Choir.

Conductors are accountable to the CEO and Artistic Director for the quality of the musical standards, achievements of participants, and long-term plans for the choir stream.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Run weekly rehearsals for the Canberra Children’s Choir and the Training Choir, preparing them for performances and taking an active role in improving the musical skills of the group. The Choir Conductor must be able to provide rehearsal and performing experiences of the highest caliber, through application of effective group management, high-level conducting skills, and appropriate rehearsal techniques.
  • Set long-term goals of learning and development, and propose appropriate repertoire for both choirs, to be approved by the Artistic Director. The Choir Conductor is expected to develop imaginative programming ideas that hold significance for the choir, the community, and the occasion, and that are developmentally appropriate for the students’ voices.
  • Contribute to the performance programming of Music for Canberra by preparing participants for concerts and other events.
  • Create a positive learning environment where children are supported in their learning journey and enthusiastic about their participation. The Choir Conductor must lead focused rehearsals while maintaining an encouraging and inspiring culture.
  • Proactively further the choirs’ potential as an artistic and community resource, willingly participating in outreach and promotional endeavours for the choirs.
  • Cooperate effectively with other tutors and conductors, members of staff, and the CEO and Artistic Director. The Choir Conductor should hold an understanding of a typical non-profit organisation and attend and contribute to staff meetings.

Selection Criteria:

  • Experience in working with vocal ensembles, using repertoire across a variety of genres, and evidence of excellence in conducting technique and rehearsal methods.
  • An understanding of children’s voices and vocal development, as well as appropriate rehearsal techniques for young musicians.
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to relate to, and work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders, including young musicians, audiences, staff members.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster a positive learning environment and maintain participant enjoyment in musical experiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to envision long-term goals for the choir, including the ability to attract participants, and to set out a plan to achieve these goals.
  • Proven commitment to continued learning and professional development.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Recognised qualifications in music and/or education or equivalent experience.
  • Must hold a current Working With Vulnerable People card (or be able to obtain this prior to commencing in February 2018).

Application Process:
Please send your C.V. and a cover letter responding to the selection criteria to the Program Manager, Kate Firkins, at by Friday 8 December, 2017.
Shortlisted applicants will be contacted to arrange an interview.
The position is for an initial period of 11 months, commencing in February 2018. Subject to KPI’s and CEO/AD approval, the position may be extended beyond 2018 and grow to a long-term working relationship.

Thank you for your interest in working with Music For Canberra.


Choir Conductor Position Jan 2018 - Dec 2019

The Soufflé Sisters Choir require a choir conductor for 24 months to cover study leave for our current conductor. The Soufflé Sisters is an accompanied non-auditioning choir for women which was formed in 2006. We rehearse weekly on Wednesday evenings in Pascoe Vale South from 7.30 – 9.30 pm during term times. We perform 3 – 4 a year and sing an eclectic mix of music from many genres and often perform with other choirs and musicians. We are a friendly supportive group who take our music seriously but ensure that great fun and enjoyment is shared by singers, leaders and audiences alike.

This position is available from First Term 2018 and is available until the end of Fourth Term 2019.

For further details and information about the application process please contact Choir Manager Paula Curotte on 93840371 or 0458545981.


Musical Director - shOUT Youth Chorus 

The shOUT Youth Chorus is seeking a new Musical Director to commence from January 2018.

We are seeking a vibrant, energetic, and committed person who can lead the youth chorus in the LGBTIQ+ and mainstream communities.

You will be trained in music, and have had some experience working with young singers, together with a good understanding of the issues facing LGBTIQ+ youth.

A copy of the Position Description can be obtained from:

Further information can be obtained by contacting Philip on: 0419 586 534

Applications close at 5 pm, Friday 10 November 2017

Please email your covering letter quoting reference number MGLC 01-2017, CV, and document addressing the Key Selection Criteria to Philip Platon at:


Position of Musical Director with The Serenata Singers at The Gap, Brisbane

The Serenata Singers Inc is an SATB community choir based at The Gap, Brisbane. The choir prides itself on professional performance and gives concerts regularly on weekdays and weekends. Programs are varied to suit audiences and cover a broad range of musical genre including folk song, contemporary, musical theatre, sacred song, jazz classics, negro spirituals and operettas. Rehearsals are on Monday evenings at The Gap.
the choir is currently jointly led by highly qualified Musical Directors Lois Cutmore and Margaret Ward in conjunction with our gifted accompanist directors. Due to the retirement of one of our musical directs, we are seeking expressions of interest from a dedicated musician with experience in choral conducting, commencing in February 2018. The position of Musical Director  is unpaid.:  however an annual honorarium is given as well as weekly petrol allowance.
For further information about the position please contact Lois Cutmore (Musical Director) on 0413 305 942 or Desleigh Byrne (President) on 0434 630 885.


Musical and Artistic Director – Call for applications

Sydney’s iconic Café of the Gate of Salvation gospel choir, is looking for a new Musical and Artistic Director in 2018.

When founder Tony Backhouse first had the idea back in 1986 to start an inner-city choir inspired by the music of the African-American sacred vocal tradition, little did he know how far-reaching that decision would be. The ‘Café’ has been Sydney's premier a cappella gospel choir ever since. Accepting all faiths, we are inspired by the footstompin', soulful music of the African-American vocal tradition, we sing because we love to and we share our voices, to foster inclusiveness, compassion & joy.

After the first twenty years with Tony, for the last ten we have been led and inspired by our beloved musical director Dynes Austin.  The 35-voice ‘Café’ is a hardworking performing choir that gives around 15 performances per year. We curate a number of own events including gigs at the Basement with our Heavenly Band and often perform with guest artists such as Paul Capsis, Darren Percival and Tina Harrod, our annual Petersham Bowlo pilgrimage and our “Singing for Freedom” program. We always make sure at least a third of our performances support good causes.

We love festivals and have performed many, such as Womadelaide, Bellingen Global Carnival, Kiama Jazz Festival, Sydney Mardi Gras, Kings Cross Cultural Festival and the Festival of Voices in Hobart. We have also performed at fund-raising events for worthy social causes such as Earth Hour, Quake Aid, Love Makes A Way, Sing for Somalia, AIDS Trust of Australia along with appearances at the ARIA and Walkley Awards, and tours of both the USA and New Zealand.

Job Description

The Musical and Artistic Director will:
-          Curate and manage the choir performance repertoire. This especially includes introducing new songs that build on the extensive catalogue (over 100 songs)
-          Craft music programs for our diverse performances
-          Be our inspirational principal conductor for performances, supported by our assistant musical directors
                 - Up to 15 performances per year
-          Oversee the rehearsal schedule
                 - Rehearsals are held most Wednesday nights 7:00 to 9:00pm with occasional weekend rehearsals
                 - Note: We normally have a Christmas break from mid-December to end-January, plus a few designated choir-free days during school holidays
-          Teach new songs and polish old ones
-          Support the learning and good singing practice of choir members
-          Lead new member auditions
-          Work with the Management Committee on the musical programme

Applicant Requirements

-          Experienced choral conductor, minimum 5 years
-          Have a deep affinity with and understanding of African-American gospel music
-          Engaging and passionate about choral music
-          Shares the choir’s community and sharing ethos
-          Ability to inspire and motivate

-          Ability to arrange choral music


-          Fixed salary per annum paid quarterly (note the Café is GST exempt).

Application Process

-          Applications for the role will be open from September to 15 December, 2017
-          Please email applications indicating why you would want to be the Café’s MD and addressing the job requirements to
-          A shortlist will be made in January, we will advise applicants shortly thereafter
-          Those shortlisted will be interviewed and invited to conduct the choir on a trial basis
-          After the trial period, the choir as a whole will be voting for the new Musical Director

A bit more about the Choir

We have an active management committee that oversees the day-to-day running of the choir including:
-          Seeking and managing gigs
-          Choir publicity – including website and social media
-          Management of members – auditions, attendance etc
-          Rehearsal venues – principal rehearsal venue is St Mary’s Church, Swanson St, Erskineville.
-          Finances

Café of the Gate of Salvation has released four CDs to date and is mixing a new release at present:
-          Out of the Archives 2011
-          Deluxe 2004
-          A Window in Heaven 1995 (ARIA nominated)
-         The Café of the Gate of Salvation 1992 (self-titled)


Music Director - Sydney Gay & Lesbian Choir

Sydney Gay & Lesbian Choir is currently seeking an experienced, dynamic, well-organised and flexible Music Director to develop the skills of members to perform at their best and to ensure leadership in defining the musical direction of the Choir.

Sydney Gay & Lesbian Choir (SGLC) is one of Australia’s most popular community choirs with over 80 active singing members. It welcomes singers without audition and regardless of their sexuality, gender identity or music experience. Sydney Gay & Lesbian Choir strives for musical excellence and undertakes a wide range of repertoire which has delighted thousands of people over our 25 year history. The Choir rehearses on Thursday evenings in Glebe between 7 and 10pm. This is a paid part time position and requires a commitment of around 15 hours a week.

Full details on the position and application process can be found at

Applications close on the 29th September 2017


Position Vacant: The Decibelles Female Pop Choir Inc. is looking for a new Pianist

The Decibelles Female Pop Choir Inc is looking for a new pianist to accompany us throughout rehearsals and for our performances.

Paid position.

The Decibelles are an SSAA choir consisting of approximately 40 woman. We present a minimum of 3 shows a year including a major concert in venues such as Meat Market and Memo Music Hall.

Rehearsals  are held every Monday in St Kilda. (with some additional Sundays and Wednesdays near concert time)

The accompanist is expected to:

  • Attend rehearsals prepared with all music required
  • Provide support to the Musical Director as and when requested by the Musical Director
  • Be the main liaison between band members and the Musical Director where a band has been employed
  • Be willing to assist with the leading of rehearsals if requested
  • Liaise directly with any member of the Management Committee as and when required
  • Ensure a replacement accompanist is found for any rehearsals they are unable to attend
  • Access to or ownership of own electronic keyboard and amp an advantage
  • Experience in and willingness to arrange an advantage
  • Previous experience accompanying a choir in rehearsal and performance expected
 If you or someone you know is interested please contact Trudi Giouris via…


Choral Director, Sutherland Shire Choral Society 

Due to our beloved Conductor having to leave for family reasons, an opportunity exists for a dynamic, enthusiastic and experienced Choral Director, able to organise an orchestra, and decide on concert repertoire, to commence work from the end of January 2018 with the Sutherland Shire Choral Society. This is a position financially rewarded on an hourly basis.
We are an 80-strong SATB community choir accustomed to performing at a high standard.  Our repertoire ranges from the great classical composers through to modern composers e.g. Mozart, Handel, DurufleLauridsen, Sondheim, etc.   
We rehearse on Monday evenings at Miranda, 7.30pm – 9.30pm, and give three concerts per year: one classical, one light music and one sometimes with a Christmas theme.  We engage professional soloists and orchestral players for our classical concerts.    
We have a strong committee actively involved in every aspect of the organisation 
Interested applicants are invited to forward their CV and expression of interest to 
For further information contact our Committee President, Mary Head. 0409 078 477  


Doncare Community Services SasSing (Survivors and Supporters Sing) - Volunteer Conductor

The Doncare Domestic Violence Support programs developed a choir called SasSing.  The choir has members, aged from early 30s up to late 70s.  What brings them together is not just the joy of music but also their shared experiences of Family Violence as either survivors or supporters.  They sing everything … from The Beatles to Madonna to African chants …all tinged with a sentiment of empowerment.

Doncare community services would like to recruit a volunteer conductor to assist the choir alternative Monday mornings from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm with choir rehearsals and performances.

Please feel free to contact Doreen Stoves, Chief Executive Officer on 9856 1500 for more information.


Choir Conductor – September to mid-December 2017 for the Scandinavian Choir, Melbourne

The Choir is based at Toorak House, St Georges Rd. Toorak, home of the Swedish Church and meeting place for all Scandinavians. Presently the Choir meets Thursday evenings from 7.30  to 9.30 pm, but this can readily be changed to Monday evenings.

All communication is in English, as close to half of the members are non-Scandinavians. Familiarity with the Scandinavian languages is not a requirement (our previous Conductor was Austrian). The Choir has an active Committee, that puts together the programs for each performance and assist the Conductor in every way possible.

For more information about the Choir please  refer to our website and/or contact Peter Marke (Chair) on ph. 0409 343 805 or email


Director of Music, St Patrick’s - Mentone & St John Vianney’s – Parkdale East

The position is part time for 19 hours per week; some flexibility is able to be offered with the working hours, however; Sunday Masses must be covered each week including the month of January. Flexibility to work more hours during festive times is also essential for this role.

The Director of Music is responsible for the planning, rehearsals and provision of liturgical music within the parishes of St Patrick, Mentone & St John Vianney, Parkdale.

The Director of Music needs to work in a collaborative manner with other parish leaders, including the Parish Priest, school Principals, the schools’ Religious Education leaders, the schools’ teachers of music, the parish sacristan and the parish secretaries.

The position is located at St Patrick’s Parish, Mentone.
The successful applicant will be required to undergo a Criminal Records Check and hold a valid Working with Children Check.

Applications must be addressed to: by Sunday 11 June 2017.

For further information contact Nandi Adams, Human Recourses Officer on (03) 9926 5793.

Please download the Job Description for more information.


Piano Accompanist for the Sutherland Shire Children's Choir

We rehearse on Wednesdays 4pm-8.15pm during school terms. (Allegro Choir 4pm-5pm, Training Choir 5.15pm-6.15pm, Performing Choir & Teen Voices 6.30pm-7.45pm and Teen Voices 7.45pm-8.15pm). The children are aged 6-15 yrs.  Rehearsals take place at the Sutherland Pensioners’ Centre, Sutherland.

We need someone who is a great accompanist, has a good singing voice and loves working with kids.  The accompanist will be supporting the choir director (me) in teaching the rehearsals. I’m looking for a reliable person who intends to work for the choir in the long term.

Please email your resume to me if you are interested in this position.  Short listed applicants will be invited to attend one rehearsal evening 4pm-8.15pm as a paid trial.

Natalie Woodcock, Director, Sutherland Shire Children’s Choir


Sydney Philharmonia Choirs - Assistant Chorus Master & Repetiteur

This vital position is focused on providing an exceptional opportunity for a talented musician and conductor to develop their skills in choral conducting, learn the choral repertoire from the inside out, work with world renowned conductors on the international stage and be part of developing the exceptional organisation that is Sydney Philharmonia Choirs.

Through regular repetiteur work with the choirs the Assistant Chorus Master will develop a deep knowledge of the rehearsal process and the requirements for the repertoire being rehearsed. This will enable the Assistant Chorus Master to support the Music Director by deputising at short notice and taking sectional rehearsals, as well as taking the lead Chorus Master role on some projects throughout the year.

We are seeking an exceptional repetiteur who wishes to develop their conducting skills and is passionate about singing, choirs and the choral repertoire.

Applications to be submitted by 5pm Friday 9th December.   For further details, including person specification and how to apply please visit


Choral Accompanist Wanted - Victoria Chorale 

The 70-95 dedicated singers of Victoria Chorale seek an experienced and reliable rehearsal accompanist for their 2017 season. The choir rehearses most Tuesday nights from 7.30 to 10 pm in Hawthorn plus extra rehearsals as required. The rate of pay is $130 per rehearsal. Auditions for the position will be held on Tuesday 8 and 15 November (other audition dates may be possible). An understanding of choral rehearsal techniques is essential.

Please ring Ken Anderson on 94822151 or email Victoria Chorale at for further information. 


Choir Accompanist Position: Excelsis

Excelsis was established in 2013 and is a community/church choir which sings a varied repertoire, regularly performing in both concert and church settings.  We are currently seeking a Principal Accompanist, who will share the role of accompanying the choir with our two Assistant Accompanists.  Rehearsals are held from 7.30pm-10.00pm on Thursday evenings in Mount Waverley, and the choir regularly sings for church services on Sunday mornings.  This is a paid position.

Working closely with the Musical Director, the successful applicant will accompany the choir in rehearsal and performance, and assist where possible with the choir's learning and development.  Previous experience in accompanying choirs will be highly regarded, and strong sight reading and ensemble skills are essential.  As Excelsis is a community choir, the successful applicant must be encouraging and supportive of all choristers.

For more information on Excelsis, and to see photos of our past concert events and tours, please consult our Facebook page by clicking here.  If you have any queries in relation to this position please do not hesitate to contact us at

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 31 October 2016, and should be sent to


Sutherland Shire Children's Choir - Accompanist wanted

The rehearsals are Wednesdays 4pm-8.15pm during school terms at Sutherland. (Allegro Choir 4pm-5pm, Training Choir 5.15pm-6.15pm, Performing Choir & Teen Voices 6.30pm-7.45pm and Teen Voices 7.45pm-8.15pm). The children are aged 6-15 yrs.
We need someone who is a great accompanist, has a good singing voice and loves working with kids.  The accompanist is needed to support the choir director in teaching the rehearsals. We are looking for a reliable person who would intend to work for the choir in the long term.

The pay is $162.50 per Wednesday 4pm-9.15pm which you would invoice via your ABN.  The successful applicant will be invited to attend one rehearsal evening as a paid trial.

Contact:  Natalie Woodcock 0415 796 095


Auditions are now open for a new choir - NSW

Seeking voices in all parts. (SATB)
Competent singers with good reading skills required.
Rehearsals will happen on Monday evenings. The rehearsal venue is to be advised. (with 20km of the CBD)
Repertoire will predominantly include popular music and jazz. Some challenging arrangements.
(The Real Group, The Idea of North, Take 6, Kings Singers etc)

Contact Gary Smith
Mobile: 0414 869 352


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