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Meet the 2017 Joan Carden Award Finalists!

This Sunday, 13th August, sees the Finals of the 2017 Joan Carden Award take place in the University Of Sydney’s Great Hall at 3pm. Details here. The 2017 Finals feature three wonderful young soloists – Haotian Qi, Joshua Oxley and … Continue reading

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Joan Carden Award 2017 – Applications open

Applications are currently open – closing April 28th – for entries for this year’s Joan Carden Award. Conducted with the gracious support of Miss Joan Carden AO OBE, this Award aims to: identify and encourage young singing talent strengthen the … Continue reading

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Finals of the Joan Carden Award 2015

The music for our August concert, consisting of three secular works for chorus and orchestra by Brahms, the Australian premiere of Fanny Hensel-Mendelssohn’s cantata, Hiob (Job)and assorted arias sung by the three young finalists in the revamped Joan Carden Award, … Continue reading

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Five minutes with this year’s Joan Carden Award finalists—Ashlyn Tymms

Ashlyn is a graduate of the University of Melbourne (with a Bachelor of Music). She shares a glimpse of her musical childhood, and hopes and plans for the future. What influenced your choice to embark on a musical career? Do … Continue reading

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Five minutes with this year’s Joan Carden Award finalists—Morgan Balfour

Soprano Morgan Balfour graduated from the Queensland Conservatorium of Music in 2013, with a Bachelor of Music in Advanced Performance, Classical Voice. Morgan shares her memories with us of the start of her musical journey. What influenced your choice to … Continue reading

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Five minutes with this year’s Joan Carden Award finalists – Soonki Park

Born in 1983 in South Korea, Soonki Park studied Bachelor of Music Performance (voice major) at the National University of Busan. Subsequently he came to Australia to study Opera at the University of Sydney. Soonki kindly answered questions about how … Continue reading

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A lesson in vocal mastery

On Sunday 14 June, seven young semi-finalists will each perform two works of their choosing, as part of the second round of this year’s Joan Carden Award. To have seven talented vocalists is a testament to the level of interest … Continue reading

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Career Progress of Grads’ Soloists

Members may be interested in the promising career progress being made by a couple of our younger soloists. Baritone Alexander Knight has sung with us on a few occasions: in Handel’s Messiah in the Sydney Town Hall and Saul; and … Continue reading

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Entries are now open for the Joan Carden Award 2015

Are you a talented young singer, aged between 22 and 35? The Sydney University Graduate Choir is pleased to invited you to be part of this exciting and prestigious event. Entries can be submitted online at the Joan Carden Award … Continue reading

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Sydney University Graduate Choir—our 2015 subscription series

  Rehearsals have begun for our 2015 concert season, and it is already shaping up to be a terrific series of performances. Our first offering of the year is Dvořák’s intensely moving Stabat Mater. Completed in 1877 and underpinned by … Continue reading

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