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Australian Girls Choir founder Judith Curphey OAM celebrates her 90th birthday
- by AGC

This week, our inspiring founder Judith Curphey OAM celebrates her 90th birthday. 35 years ago at the age of 55, after retiring from a career teaching music in high schools, Judith decided to start a choir for young girls. The Australian Girls Choir has since grown into an internationally recognised cultural icon. In celebration of her incredible achievements and contribution to the performing arts, we asked Judith to reflect on her legacy with the choir, her passion for empowering young…


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The Australian Girls Choir perform in Hugh Jackman’s World Tour of The Man The Music The Show
- by AGC

The Australian Girls Choir was delighted to accompany Hugh Jackman live as part of Jackman’s World Tour of The Man The Music The Show This month the AGC Performing Choirs performed for audiences of tens of thousands in five cities across Australia alongside Academy Award nominated and Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning performer, Hugh Jackman. This incredible opportunity was part of Hugh Jackman’s World Tour of The Man The Music The Show, which saw Jackman perform hit songs from The…


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Concert Prep: What to do if you lose your voice
- by AGC

This is the final post in our ‘Concert Prep’ series. Today we’re discussing what to do if you wake up on concert day without a voice! If you missed the previous posts in the series, be sure to also read: Concert Prep: 3 Tips for Polishing Repertoire Concert Prep: Taking Care of Your Voice Before a Performance Losing your voice on concert day can be stressful. But there are things you can do to support your voice during the day…


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Concert Prep: 3 Tips for Polishing Repertoire
- by AGC

As hundreds of our most senior choristers across Australia prepare for the ‘Australian Girls Choir In Concert’ at the Melbourne Recital Centre, Concourse Concert Hall, and other venues across the country, we’re sharing our favourite tips and tricks for getting ‘concert ready’. Today we’re focusing on tips for polishing your repertoire at home! During concert season you’re going to hear your tutor ask you to practice at home. Many of our choristers ask us, ‘what does this actually mean?’ And…


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Australian School of Performing Arts CEO Nicole Muir celebrates 25 years with the organisation
- by AGC

This week, our inspiring leader Nicole Muir AM celebrates her 25th work anniversary. Applying for an administrator position in 1994, Nicole vividly recalls her job interview with Australian Girls Choir (AGC) founder, Judith Curphey OAM. “I’d been casually employed as a teacher, actor, director and hospitality worker and, at 27, this was to be my first full time job. Judith asked how long I thought I could commit to being with the organisation. My considered answer was one year.” 25…


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Concert Prep: Taking Care of Your Voice Before a Performance
- by AGC

Every year, the most senior choristers in the Australian Girls Choir showcase their repertoire in the ‘Australian Girls Choir In Concert’ at the Melbourne Recital Centre, Concourse Concert Hall, and other venues across the country. As hundreds of our choristers across Australia prepare for concert day, we’ll be sharing our favourite tips and tricks for getting ‘concert ready’ over the next couple of weeks in our News Section. Today we’re focusing on how to take care of your voice before…


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Celebrating 125 Years of Women’s Suffrage and the History of Girls’ Choirs
- by AGC

This week our Adelaide Performing Choir had the honour of performing at a State Dinner to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in South Australia, hosted by the Premier of South Australia, the Hon Steven Marshall MP. Gaining the right to vote was a huge step towards gender equality and positive change for women in South Australia, and is something we can all be proud of around the country. At the Australian Girls Choir we’re committed to empowering young…


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Winter Showcase Concert Congratulations!
- by Australian Girls Choir

Over the past four weeks, choristers from all over Australia were involved in our 17 Winter Showcase Concerts. Congratulations to all of the girls who shone on stage during these performances! A big thank you to our AGC families for ensuring their daughters were able to attend special rehearsals in the lead up to the performance and arriving earlier to the concert venue. ‘Thank you for the fantastic inclusion and continual support for my daughter. You guys went above and…


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Greensborough Open Day – confirmed details!
- by Australian Girls Choir

We are delighted to invite girls in Prep to Grade 4 to attend an Open Day at our new Greensborough venue this Saturday! Girls and their parents can join in a complimentary class, meet our staff members, attend an information session, talk with senior choristers and register for Semester 2 classes. Please see confirmed times below; we suggest arriving 10 minutes before the below times to sign in. If you are unable to attend on the day, please contact us…


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Experience the AGC at a free Open Class in June!
- by Australian Girls Choir

This June we’re delighted to invite girls to come along and attend a free class at your local AGC rehearsal venue! School-aged girls can attend our fun and inclusive Open Classes in June, where they experience what it’s like to be a part of the AGC. Our singing, dance and drama classes are the perfect place for girls to build confidence and develop music and presentation skills. Girls in Prep/Pre-Primary/Reception/Kinder to Grade 2 are invited to come along and participate…


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