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JAMBOREE:
A creative weekend escape

27-29th October, Wollongong, NSW

This weekend promises a feast of creative workshops to choose from, including sculpting, dance, cooking, spoon carving, textiles and craft, painting, photography, lino printing and singing. Set in beautiful bushland, you can camp, glamp or share in dorms.

More info here.

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Big Sing in the Desert

Singing on Deerubbin Shores

Two days of joyful singing on Darug country
with Aunty Jacinta Tobin, Rachel Hore and Suze Pratten

Sat 10th – Sun 11th March 2018
Richmond, NSW

The weekend will feature singing in Darug language with Jacinta and friends as well as acapella songs and harmonies with Rachel and Suze.

We will be singing on Darug Country, close to the shores of Deerubbin. Deerubbin is the Darug word for the Hawkesbury River.

Cost: $160/$110 Concession
Enquiries: Stacy-Jane Etal deerubbinchoirfestival@gmail.com
Bookings: www.trybooking.com/SFTO

For more information here
We acknowledge the traditional custodians of Deerubbin: the Booraborongal people of the Darug Nation.


Big Sing in the Desert

Big Sing in the Desert 2018

April 19th -22nd 2018

Big Sing in the Desert 2018 is currently at full capacity.

To be placed on our WAITING LIST please proceed with your booking and we will do our best to find you a place in your preferred type of accommodation for 2018.

Join waiting list here.

Join Central Australian Indigenous choirs in a 4 day choral camp at Ross River homestead near Alice Springs.

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More info here.

Sponsor an Indigenous Singer

Sponsor an Indigenous SingerPlease help me to bring 50 Indigenous singers to Big Sing in the Desert, 2018

A contribution of $30, or an amount of your choice, will go directly toward the costs of transport, food and accommodation for singers from seven remote Aboriginal communities.

My goal is to raise $20,000 by April 19th, 2018.

More info here.


South Coast Sings  logoSinging and walking tour in the French Alps

Sunday 26 August -Thurs 6 September, 2018

Join me for 12 delightful days exploring and singing in the magnificent French Alps. Our walking guides are Jo Cresswell and Dave O’Neill who are both fabulous musicians as well. We will be based near the UNICEF world heritage listed town of Briancon, in southeastern France near the Italian border.

This tour is a small group (max 13 singers) so please get your deposit in early if you are interested.
$200 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT for deposits paid before Jan 31, 2018.

More info and bookings contact Jo Cresswell jo@jocresswell.com

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South Coast Sings  logoSouth Coast Sings, 2018

4th - 6th May 2018

A weekend of song in the bush on the South Coast of NSW with close to 100 singers under the direction of two of Australia’s most respected choral conductors, Rachel Hore and Stephen Taberner.

Our home for the weekend is the Kioloa Coastal Campus of the ANU, beautifully located on pristine bushland between Kioloa and Bawley Point villages. Accommodation is dormitory style.

More info here.

Contact Elly Franchimont: 0424 220 937

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Wintersong 2013

Wintersong 2018

Wintersong 1: 22 June – 24 June 2018

Wintersong 2: 6 July – 8 July 2018

The annual, fabulous choral weekend of 100 plus singers, with Rachel Hore and Stephen Taberner.  Two weekends to choose from. Both workshops are held at the Brahma Kumaris Centre, Leura, Blue Mountains, NSW.

For more information go here.


Spring into Song

Bonny Hills, near Port Macquarie NSW
3th - 5th November 2017

Join us for a fabulous weekend of singing and song. Whether or not you are part of a choir, this is a great weekend to loosen up your voice and be part of the glorious sound of 80 voices. Beginners and experienced singers welcome. You will be learning new arrangements and songs for choir with your fabulous tutors Rachel Hore and Stuart Davis.

More info here.

Contact
Elly Franchimont  
Vocal Point Events
Email Elly
Phone: 0424 220 937

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Choir workshopsChoir Workshops in Your Area

I'm available to do workshops in your area, or with your choir. New repertoire, choral sound and blend, some fresh ideas,  or help with an old song. Email me soon to find an available date in 2016.