Be Challenged, Inspired and Entertained. Now in its tenth year, Australia’s most exciting singers festival for all choirs, singing groups and individual singers, is proud to present a bigger and even more diverse program over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend in Melbourne.
There is truly something that will appeal to everyone’s musical tastes. Attend one or all four of the sensational concerts over the Queen’s Birthday weekend (with a special BUY 3 GET ONE 1 FREE offer!).
Calling all singers and vocal acts over 60! Come and hone your skills with award winning singer & teacher Dr Jonathon Welch AM at PERMISSION TO SHINE on Thursday June 6 at Deakin Edge. This is a FREE event, but please register to participate & attend.
Our Festival weekend begins with comedian Stephen Blackburn of ‘Fast Forward’ fame (Tim & Debbie) in his original show on piano, followed by a glorious recital of Russian music from Australia’s finest young opera singers. FESTIVAL WELCOME CONCERT – Featuring THE NEW HIP with Stephen Blackburn & From Russia With Love with XL ARTS & LIANE KEEGAN Friday June 7, 7.30 – 9.30PM, Deakin Edge
Join us for the first concert in our series of Festival Choral concerts featuring stunning participating choirs from around Australia THECHO!R, Latrobe Valley Community Choir, Choir of Southern Lights, Vocal Fusion, & Divine Divas of Sunbury with special guest singer and songwriter, Kavisha Mazzella AM. FESTIVAL SHOWCASE CONCERT #1, Saturday June 8, 7.30 – 10PM, Deakin Edge
Join us for the second concert in our series of Festival Choral concerts featuring stunning participating choirs from around Australia Voices of Casey, Vox Harmony, Southern Sistars, Southern Brothers & Show Group with special guests, jazz a cappella quartet, The Velvetones. FESTIVAL SHOWCASE CONCERT #2 Sunday June 9, 7.30 – 10PM, Deakin Edge
Our final concert showcases all our spectacular Massed Festival Choirs led by Guest Conductors George Torbay and Kavisha Mazzella AM, and all the participating choirs & singers, with MC Dr Jonathon Welch AM. FESTIVAL FINALE CONCERT, Monday June 10, 2.30 – 5PM, Deakin Edge
Proceeds from the Festival support Play It Forward, providing a unique range of tailored inclusive arts programs, events and projects for all Australians.
Thank you for supporting the unique inclusive arts programs that we love to deliver for all Australians! Jonathon Welch, Founding Artistic Director, Melbourne International Singers Festival and Play It Forward
Book to attend all concerts at our Festival, with our buy 4 pay for 3 package ($90 Full / $60 Conc/U18) OR check our website for details of individual concerts.