Program

Boite Singers' Festival 2017
 
Choir Leaders
Each year, the Singers' Festival presents workshops and events for choir leaders, classroom teachers and music educators. Choir leaders who bring their group get a free ticket to the festival. Choir leaders are encouraged to take advantage of the discounts for choir groups.
 
Songwriters
Each year, a songwriters stream is programmed across the weekend, including workshops, forums, masterclasses, skill sharing and performance opportunities. Songwriters interested in getting involved in the songwriters stream will be inpired by the multi-talented Geoffrey Williams.

Friday Workshops 
We’re thrilled to share with you our fabulous Friday workshop leaders and what exciting things they have in store for you! Workshops run from 10am - 4pm on Friday January 13 (with a lunch break!)
 
This year we had 
 
Su Hart, sharing her songs of the Baka Pygmies, including traditional Pygmy Yodeling, 
 
Tasmania’s Gospel genius Andrew Legg, who many will know through his work with the ARIA-nominated Southern Gospel Choir,
 
Jane Thompson and James Rigby whose strong community focus will allow you to share with them the power of song, with arrangements of beautiful Australian songs. 
 
This weekend of workshops and concerts featured some of the world’s best singers, songwriters, choir leaders, and is for choirs, singers, teachers and facilitators of all levels and styles!
 
 
Saturday and Sunday were filled with workshops from this talented bunch of singers, musicians, performers, and choirs:
 
Andrew Legg, with Contemporary Gospel workshops
Co-cheòl, sharing A Celtic Journey
Dan Greig, with Bob Shu-Wop Love Songs, and Making Hymns Sexy Again
Geoffrey Williams, and his Songwriting Stream workshops
Ian and Mitch Tambo, delivering Indigenous Sounds
Jane Thompson and James Rigby, with Great Aussie Songs
Parissa Bouas, and her Vintage Calypso Classics
Su Hart, Baka and Beyond
 
 
And as part of the new Choir Tasters workshop Stream
Melbourne Georgian Choir
Melbourne Indie Voices

Sweet Mona's Choir

The Furbelows
The Lost Clog
 
PLUS a Choir Leader's Breakfast at Convent Bakery, Abbotsford Convent, massive choirs concert at Collingwood Town Hall, and MORE! 
 
 
Downloadable Program Timetable for 2017