Thursday, 13 October 2011

A chance to sing with and hear Jonathon Welch!


This Weekend ...
Conference and Concert with Jonathon Welch! 
Performer, conductor, speaker, teacher and social inclusion activist – Jonathon Welch AM has inspired Australians to reconnect with music and opened our eyes to issues including homelessness, depression and addiction. Jonathon’s talent and passion were showcased on ABC TV’s Choir of Hard Knocks and Jail Birds. Workshops include singing and non-singing options.

Conference
Friday evening October 14th and Saturday October 15th
Pilgrim Uniting Church, 12 Flinders Street
Registration: $120 conc. / $140 reg.

Can't make the conference but want to hear Jonathon Welch perform?
Concert
Saturday October 15th at 7:30pm
Maughan Uniting Church
Tickets: $10 conc. / $15 reg.

Come along to the concert featuring the conference choir with Jonathon Welch and also enjoy...

The Voice of Transition - a group of young Adelaide vocalists who sing, arrange and generally rock out to produce amazing music together. With a broad range of repertoire and an outstanding vocal blend, these local talents have gone from strength to strength since their formation in 2008 and have become an award winning choir. The Voice of Transition is directed by acclaimed vocalist, teacher, arranger, director and musician Kim Spargo.

Ngarrindjeri Miminar Kykulan - a group of approximately 8 women from the Ngarrindjeri nation. The aim was to give women of all ages the opportunity to develop their vocal skills as well as have an avenue to express themselves. One of their members recently returned from the Melbourne premiere of Pecan Summer, Australia's first Indigenous Opera, written by Deborah Cheetham. Jonathon Welch also performed in the Opera.

The International Gospel Choir - a group of refugees from Burundi who sing energetic and life-giving music. Their African rhythms and soulful sound will have everyone dancing in the aisles. 

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