Australian Girls Choir to perform at Port Arthur

June 17, 2010

The internationally-renowned Australian Girls Choir will give two performances at the Port Arthur Historic Site in early July

Performing at major national and international events, on television and in recording studios, the Australian Girls Choir has earned itself the reputation as the finest girls’ choir in the country

Established in 1984 by Judith Curphey, the Australian Girls Choir began with 150 girls rehearsing in Melbourne, Australia. Today, the choir boasts an enrolment of over 3,500 choristers training in singing, dance and drama across Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.

The choir has toured nationally on twelve occasions to destinations all over Australia, and has also toured internationally eleven times to all corners of the globe.The Choir is proud to have been chosen to represent the “Spirit of Australia” in the Qantas Airlines television advertising campaigns since 1998. Many hundreds of choristers have been involved in these spectacular advertisements, travelling to some of the world?s most beautiful locations for filming.

The choir sings a wonderfully diverse mix of music including well-known Australiana and Aboriginal songs, Broadway show tunes, international music and upbeat gospel numbers. The unique mix of repertoire with choreographed movement makes for an unforgettable performance.

The half-hour performances at Port Arthur will at 1.30pm and 5.30pm on Thursday July 8, 2010. and will be held in the Central Hall of the Museum complex. Light refreshments will be available for sale from the Museum Cafe. Access to the performances will be included in the cost of Site entry.

The Australian Girls Choir will perform at the Port Arthur Historic Site

The Australian Girls Choir will perform at the Port Arthur Historic Site