Birralee Kids

Our Birralee Kids are in grade 2 - 4 and absolutely love singing together! Read on to find out who they are, what they sound like and when they rehearse!

Who are they?

The Birralee Kids are in Grade 2 - 4

The Voices of Birralee philosophy wholeheartedly endorses the fact that every child has a song in their heart and that singing is as healthy and natural for a child to do as walking, talking and dancing. The Birralee Kids are a vibrant group of children who are always bursting with a song to sing! They enjoy a wide range of musical styles from traditional folk songs and lullabies, music theatre, classical adaptions to light and humorous selections. They love the challenge of musicianship, singing in parts and learning to read their music. The self esteem of each of the Kids is nurtured as they are encouraged to present their songs enthusiastically and confidently.

They learn the disciplines of performing at special events such as Out of the Box Festival, but at the same time enjoy a relaxed and joyful music making experience. The Birralee Kids are featured on  the Birralee Voices CDs and the beautiful sound of their young voices brings a smile to all who hear them.

The Kids perform at the Cupcake & Cushion Concert (May), The Young Voices Festival (August/September) and the Birralee End of Year Concert (November). 

The main intake for members is at the beginning of each semester however new applicants may apply at other times. Formal auditions are not required, but each child will be invited to an introductory meeting with the conductor where, in a relaxed environment the child can get to know the tutor and visa versa. 

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What do they sound like?


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When do they rehearse?

Rehearsals
Classes are held in the following two locations (choose whichever one suits you best):

Saturday 1:30pm - 2:30pm (during school term)
Eagle Junction State School, 49 Roseby Ave, Clayfield

Wednesday 4.00pm - 5.00pm (during school term)
Birralee Headquarters - 57 Carwoola St Bardon    

Artistic Staff
Conductor:   Kate Thompson
Accompanist: Katie Littlewood

Volunteer Team
Choir Managers: Hayley Marsh (Wednesday) & Sonia Filkorn (Saturday) 
Rehearsal Assistants:  Linnea Cain (Wednesday)
  Elliot Rentoul & Abbey Guilfoyle (Saturday)

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How to Join

Is your child interested in becoming a Birralee Kid?

Contact Us to enrol your child or go online and nominate your preferred rehearsal venue.

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Subscribe to Friends of BirraleeUpcoming
Young Voices Festival

Who: Birralee Kids

Where: Our Lady of the Angels School, Wavell Heights

When: 2.30pm
Teddy Bears' Picnic

Who: Birralee Piccolos and families

When: 2pm

Where: Birralee HQ, Bardon
Voices of Birralee Trivia Night

Who: All Birralee families (and those from the greater community)

When: 6:30pm

Where: Birralee HQ, Bardon
Anzac Commemoration Choir Dedication Ceremony

Who: Western Front Centenary Choir (Belgium)

Where: St Paul's Presbyterian Church, Spring Hill

When: 3.00pm
Singers Tasmania Tour

Who: Birralee Singers

Where: Hobart, Tasmania

When: 23-28 September
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Queensland Youth Music Awards
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