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Young Tasmania Sings

Young Tasmania Sings

4 - 5 July 2022  |  7:00 PM  |  Federation Concert Hall  |  $29 / $22

A Celebration of Young Voices with Guest Conductor Kate Albury

Join young singers from Tasmanian school and community youth choirs as they sing with joy in our annual combined choir event with guest conductor Kate Albury and The Tasmanian Youth Orchestra.    

Additionally, each evening’s concert will feature guest performances from some of Australia’s leading youth choirs. 


Young Tasmania Sings brings together youth choirs in a co-operative, non-competitive endeavour. It also; 

  • Includes choirs from all school systems alongside community youth choirs: 
  • Provides an opportunity for over 400 young singers ages 10 to 14 to work together with a visiting expert director and share the outcomes with family, friends and the community; 
  • Creates the opportunity for young singers to perform with a full orchestra;  The Tasmanian Youth Orchestra is an integral part of the program; 
  • Demonstrates pathways for young singers through the inclusion of choral items by visiting guest choirs from around Australia. 

Kate Albury, Conductor

Kate Albury has a reputation as a dynamic and expressive choral conductor. She is in demand as a conductor and adjudicator, and her greatest passion is to encourage young people to be involved in choral music. 

Monday 4 July

Combined Choir: 

  • Campbell Street Primary School Senior Choir 
  • Crescendo
  • Lansdowne Crescent Primary School Senior Choir 
  • Mount Carmel College Middle Years Voices 
  • Mount Stuart Primary School Choir 
  • St Aloysius Catholic College Singers 
  • St Michael’s Collegiate Founders’ Choir Grades 5 & 6 
  • St Virgil’s College Junior School Choir 
  • Young Voices of Hobart 

Guest Choirs: 

  • Young Adelaide Voices
  • Young Voices of Melbourne

Tuesday 5 July

Combined Choir: 

  • Albuera Street Primary Choir 
  • Clarence City Children’s Choir 
  • Hobart City High School Grade 7 & 8 Vocal Ensemble 
  • New Town Primary School Choir 
  • The Friends’ School Morris Maestros 
  • The Friends’ School Year 7/8 Choir 

Guest Choirs:

  • Gondwana Chorale
  • Young Voices of Melbourne
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More information on the guest choirs:

Gondwana Chorale

Established in 2008, members of Gondwana Chorale come from throughout Australia and range in age from 17 – 26. They perform music that is close to their hearts: new Australian works which capture the mystery and grandeur of our land and display the cultural diversity of the Australian people. 

Young Voices of Melbourne

Young Voices of Melbourne was founded by Mark O’Leary OAM in 1990, and is now regarded as one of Australia’s finest choral programs for young singers. Its choirs are admired for their passionate performances, engaging repertoire and outstanding Kodály based music education program (Sight Singing School) which is now used in over 50 countries.

Young Adelaide Voices

Young Adelaide Voices is a South Australian Choir School, catering for young boys and girls aged 5 to 35. 

This community based, not-for-profit organisation provides a world-class choral education and performing opportunities within a friendly, positive and non-competitive environment. 

Each of the six YAV choirs represents a stage of choral education based on learning to use the voice correctly, using Kodaly principles relating to aural awareness, musical theory, and sight singing. 


Book Now: Tuesday 5 July

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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Accessibility Information

Getting to the venue 

  • Federation Concert Hall is within Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart, 1 Davey Street, Hobart TAS 7000 
  • A drop off zone located at the front of Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart, accessible from the far-right lane of Davey Street, just after Evans Street. 
  • Accessible parking spaces are available in the Hotel Grand Chancellor carpark. To access this space, please drive into the drop-off zone and request valet park the car for you. More accessible parking can be found along Davey Street by turning into Dunn Place Carpark, on the right past Campbell Street, or turning into the Mures carpark, on the left past Campbell Street. 
  • Please follow this link for a virtual tour of the Federation Concert Hall Auditorium (titled Federation Plenary Hall). Please note that lighting designs will not be as featured in this tour at Festival of Voices events. 


Assistive Listening: info TBC 


Guide Dogs and service animals are welcome in all FOV event venues.


Wheelchair Accessibility: 

    • For wheelchair bookings please contact the festival with specifications and dimensions of the wheelchair and any additional user requirements. 
    • The Federation Concert Hall stalls are accessible from Ground level and the dress circle is accessible for wheelchair users via the lift at reception. 
    • Accessible bathrooms are available at this venue

COVID – 19 Information

Feeling unwell?
Please do not attend this event if you are feeling unwell. It is in the interest of all to stay at home if you have any flu or COVID-19 symptoms. Please review our COVID-19 Ticketing Terms and Conditions here if you are unable to attend for this reason. 

Face masks:
While face masks are not mandatory at any FOV events, you are more than welcome to choose to wear one. Free medical face masks will be available at this event venue entrance upon request. 

Physical Distancing:
This event is in a theatre-style seated venue. Please be mindful of physically distancing from others when moving through the foyer at the beginning and end of this event. 

Hand hygiene:
Sanitiser will be provided at this venue. Please use thoughtfully.