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Choral Professional Development

Choral Professional Development

A learning day with Dr Anthony Trecek-King & Jenny Moon

Sat 29 June – 9.15 am
South Hobart Primary School
From $45

Calling all choir leaders!  Join us for a professional development opportunity as you work with two internationally acclaimed choral conductors and music educators – Dr Anthony Trecek-King from Boston, USA and Queensland’s Jenny Moon.  

This interactive and informative day will include sessions with a range of topics relevant to conductors of any experience level and choirs of all ages.  Please wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to sing!  

Supported by the Australian National Choral Association and the Tasmanian Orff Schulwerk Association, this will be an upskilling session not to miss! 

A light morning tea will be provided. Participants should bring their own lunch, or purchase from nearby shops or cafes.  

Professional development certificates will be provided for all participants. 

South Hobart Primary School is nestled next to the Hobart Rivulet at South Hobart and is approximately a 30-minute walk from central Hobart. It is easily accessible by car, bus, Uber or taxi.  

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Full price – $60

Concession – $45

Individual ANCA members – $45
You will be contacted to provide your ANCA membership number prior to the event.

TOSA members – $45
You may be contacted to confirm your membership prior to the event.

Booking fee

  • For bookings with a total value of $15 or less, a booking fee of $3 will be added upon check-out.
  • For bookings with a total value between $15.01 and $199.99, a booking fee of $5 will be added upon
  • For bookings with a total value of $200 or more, a booking fee of $10 will be added upon check-out.


6 hrs 15 mins, click HERE for the full schedule

VENUE: South Hobart Primary School

South Hobart Primary School is located at 59 Anglesea Street, South Hobart


Guide Dogs/registered assistance animals welcome

Wheelchair accessible

There is disabled parking space in the main school carpark off Anglesea Street, with ramp access from there to the music room.

Accessible toilet available

Dr Anthony Trecek-King

Dr Anthony Trecek-King is a highly acclaimed choral conductor, scholar, pedagogue, and media personality with a career spanning over 20 years. He is an active guest conductor and serves as a Resident Conductor (chorus) with the Handel and Haydn Society. Recognized for his ability to create moving performances that exhibit a surprising range of dynamics and depth of expression, Dr. Trecek-King excels at cultivating vocal and instrumental musicians at all levels. Through his collaborative rehearsal style, he bridges the gap between high art and humanity, captivating audiences while maintaining exceptional sonic quality.

Ensembles under his direction were integral to projects that have won a Pulitzer Prize (Madam White Snake, Zhou Long), received a Grammy (Fantastic Mr. Fox, Boston Modern Orchestra Project), and earned the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award from Presidential Committee on the Arts (Boston Children’s Chorus). Dr. Trecek-King has worked with a variety of artists and ensembles including Leslie Odom Jr., Melinda Doolittle, the San Francisco Symphony Chorus, The Houston Chamber Choir, Seraphic Fire, Keith Lockhart, John Williams, Gil Rose, Simon Halsey, Yo Yo Ma, and Roomful of Teeth. He has led performances in world-renowned venues including Boston Symphony Hall, the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., Carnegie Hall in New York City, Royal Albert Hall in London, and the Sydney Opera House.

In addition to his conducting work, he is currently the host of the classical radio show “The Silent Canon” which airs on KNVO 90.7. He can also be seen on-air and online on the Emmy nominated WGBH television series Sing That Thing, and two TEDx Boston talks. He holds a B.M. in Cello Performance from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, an M.M. in Orchestral Conducting from the Florida State University, and a D.M.A. in Choral Conducting from the Boston University.

He currently lives in the Boston area with his partner Melanie (of Thinking is Power) and their cat.

Jenny Moon

Jenny Moon is a highly regarded choral conductor specialising in childrens’ and youth choirs.
A graduate of the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Jenny is a passionate educator and advocate for choral music and is a highly sought-after conductor, choral workshop presenter and adjudicator. She was a classroom music specialist for more than 30 years working in several schools in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast.

She is currently the Associate Artistic Director of the Voices of Birralee where she conducts their signature treble choir, Brisbane Birralee Voices and co-conducts the Birralee Singers and the Birralee Kids. She was, until very recently, Head of Choral and Vocal Studies at Hillcrest Christian College on the Gold Coast where she developed and built a choral program of 12 choirs, including four Excellence Choirs.

During her tenure with both organisations, Jenny has led international choral tours and achieved awards at international choral competitions in addition to numerous national awards. Jenny has been guest conductor at Queensland Conservatorium State Honours Programs, Gondwana National Choral School, the Festival of Voices in Hobart and at various choral festivals across Australia, as well as presenting regularly at workshops and professional development programs.

Jenny has a passion for promoting Australian music to choirs and communities. She excels at engaging choristers in music across extensive styles to further develop their understanding of the world through the lens of text and music.

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