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H u n t e r S i n g e r s
Hunter Singers is a highly-acclaimed choir for high school students in the Hunter region. They perform significant contemporary and traditional works from the choral repertoire and promote Australian choral music in performances on local, national and international stages.
Young singers are encouraged through a culture of excellence, with personal integrity and expression nurtured in a supportive musical environment. Hunter Singers perform a subscription series of two to three concerts each year. In addition to this, they participate in concerts at the Sydney Opera House, form the Core Choir in Star Struck and tour internationally every two years. The choir is proud to have commissioned many new works by Australian composers, resulting in more than 20 highly original and exciting pieces of music.
Hunter Singers is subsidised by the NSW Department of Education and are a Creative Kids Approved Provider. Weekly rehearsals during school terms are held at Merewether High School Learning Centre each Tuesday from 4.30-6.00pm.
H u n t e r T r e b l e s
Hunter Trebles are a vibrant group of young children who love to sing. Drawn from local primary schools in years 4-6, their talents and confidence in performing are nurtured in a fun, supportive environment. The Trebles enjoy singing a wide range of musical styles, from traditional folk songs and lullabies, musical theatre and contemporary music from Australia’s leading choral composers. Choir rehearsals feature musical games, musicianship, part singing and music reading, led by conductor Charissa Ferguson.
Hunter Trebles perform in two to three major concerts each year as part of the Hunter Singers Subscription Series. Additional performances include the Festival of Choral Music at the Sydney Opera House and Star Struck. The Trebles have also enjoyed guest appearances with Opera Australia and The University of Newcastle Choir.
Hunter Trebles is subsidised by the NSW Department of Education and are a Creative Kids Approved Provider. Weekly rehearsals during school terms are held at Merewether High School Music Room each Tuesday from 5.00-6.00pm.