Canberra Union Voices.

Songs of struggle & solidarity.

We're a mixed choir, (SATB), and you don't have to audition to join.  Anyone is welcome.
We're a fun group, heavily Trade Union oriented (the name might be a bit of a giveaway) and we tend to sing a mixture of "Union" songs, assorted traditional folk music, some African stuff for variety... in fact, anything that sounds good.
It's made up of  a group of bright, friendly people, and we could always use new voices. (Especially Tenors!) (And Sopranos!)
And if you aren't particularly political.... well, neither am I.

We rehearse  every Thursday evening 7:30 - 9:30:

Trades & Labour Council Offices
17 Woolley St Dickson
Contact:  Michelle 0416 260 736, or (02) 6216 5356
               or robbiem@dynamite.com.au

(Which, this being the Internet, is in Canberra, Australia)

Cost is $60 per term, as we are mostly self funding. (But you're welcome to try before you buy...)

Click HERE to see us in action....

Some of the songs we sing:

Performances:

Labor, Lamb and Lyrics
11-Aug-2001 Major's Creek Hall 7:30pm

Christina Ryan Quiz Night
16-Aug-2001 Carlton Room, Olims Ainslie at 7:30pm

Previous Gigs:
Majors Creek Folk Festival.
04-Nov-2000  Under the Tree at 3:00pm
05-Nov-2000  In the Hall at 11:00am

We performed at the Canberra Festival:

05-Mar-2000,  on the Canberra Walk Stage
From about 11:50 to 12:20
And I thought we were pretty good.

(16-Apr-2000) we performed at The Old Bus Depot Markets in Kingston
Stay tuned for future appearances!

We performed at the South African Embassy (28-Apr-2000). (Their national anthem is in three languages!)
 

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Music related links:

Union Song Page
Peter Hicks HomePage Peter Hicks has written a number of the songs we sing.
The Monaro Folk Music Society
The Victorian Trade Union Choir

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