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2018 Choirs

Hunter Singers - Australia

Hunter Singers is a highly acclaimed choir for high school students in Newcastle NSW Australia. Formed in 1989, the choir performs significant contemporary and traditional works from the choral repertoire, and promotes the Australian choral sound and stories through successful tours across the world. There are currently around 30 singers in Hunter Singers, representing nine government high schools in the Newcastle and Hunter area.

Hunter Singers is proud to have commissioned many new works by Australian composers, resulting in more than 20 highly original and exciting works by some of Australia’s leading choral composers, including Stephen Leek, Paul Jarman, Matthew Orlovich, Michael Atherton, Dan Walker, Wendy Ireland and Sally Whitwell.

Kim Sutherland OAMKim Sutherland OAM is the Founding Music Director of Hunter Singers, Head Teacher of Creative and Performing Arts at Merewether High School, and has conducted at Gondwana National Choral School. She was awarded an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in 2013, recognising her Service to the Arts, in particular her 25 years leading Hunter Singers.

 

 

 

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