Big Sing in the Desert

Photograph by Elizabeth Turner

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
Venue: Richmond CWA Hall, 20 West Market St, Richmond
Enquiries: Stacy-Jane Etal

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 at full capacity - Waiting List closed

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 transport, accommodation and workshop costs 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.

More info here.


$200 off advertised price for new bookings made before 28th Feb, 2018

More info and bookings contact Jo Cresswell

Singing in Fiji 2018Singing in Fiji

Tuesday 16 October -Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Join me and Andrew Davis for a really beautiful week of singing together in Fiji. We will be visiting several villages to sing with the local choirs, and will have several sessions learning from local choir leaders. Andrew has spent time in Fiji since he was a boy, and has great local knowledge and connection with the Fijian people.

More details here.

More info and bookings
Enquiries: Andrew Davis
m: 0438 883 840

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

Vocal Point Events

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.

Bookings will now open on Thursday 22 March.
For more information and to book go here.

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