Choirs

Unfortunately due to the continuing health risks associated with COVID we have decided to hold our 2021 Bands & Orchestras and Choirs events in online format. This means groups will be submitting a video for adjudication.

To register your interest and be advised of updates please contact: bandsorchestras@nationaleisteddfod.org.au or choirs@nationaleisteddfod.org.au.

The Choirs Division offers sections covering contemporary choirs, sacred choirs, popular choirs and the nationally renowned Australian Choral Challenge. The choirs sections cover both age and grading classifications. The choirs division thanks our sponsors for their ongoing financial support.

Event Dates

No physical event this year. Recorded submissions are due Thursday 16 September, 2021.

Entry Closing Date

Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Programme

The Programme for the 2021 will be available soon.

How to Enter

Entry is via STARDOM. Click here to enter or go to stardom.com.au

Event Guide

The event guide (previously called the syllabus) is available to view and download here.

Event Director

The Directors, formerly convenors, of the Choirs Division are volunteers and will respond to your enquiries as soon as possible.  

The directors can be contacted on the numbers below:

Simon Best – 0403 827 303

Ben Green – 0402 612 399

Di Miley – 0416 719 406

Choir Sponsors and Partners

The Australian National Eisteddfod is very appreciative of the generosity of all of our sponsors.

Australian Open Choral Challenge
1st Place: Echology (University of Newcastle Chamber Choir)
2nd Place: Brindabella Chorus and ANU Vocal Fry

Open Choral Group (up to 15 members)
1st Place: Debacle Quartet
2nd Place: ANU Chamber Choir
3rd Place: Lady’s Mantle

20 Years and Under Championship
1st Place: Reddam House Middle School Singers
2nd Place: ACT Senior Concert Choir
3rd Place: ANU Vocal Fry

12 Years and Under Championship
1st Place: Barker College Copeland Choir
2nd Place: Canberra Grammar School Chorale
3rd Place: ACT Primary Concert Choir

Open Sacred Choirs
1st Place: Echology (University of Newcastle Chamber Choir)
2nd Place: Strange Weather Gospel Choir
3rd Place: Woden Valley Youth Choir Australis Voices

Open Contemporary Choirs
1st Place: Echology (University of Newcastle Chamber Choir)
2nd Place: Woden Valley Youth Choir Australis Voices

Open Popular Choirs
1st Place: Echology (University of Newcastle Chamber Choir)
2nd Place: UMQ
3rd Place: Strange Weather Gospel Choir
Highly Commended: Daramalan College Choir, Woden Valley Youth Choir Australis Voices

Open Australia-Britain Choirs
1st Place: Echology (University of Newcastle Chamber Choir)
2nd Place: The Harmonic Means

Primary School Age Choirs (8 Years and Under)
The Anglican School Googong Infant Choir – Gold award

Primary School Age Choirs (10 Years and Under)
Canberra Girls Grammar School Les Petites Chanteuses – Platinum award
Canberra Grammar Junior School Singers – Silver award
Queanbeyan Public School Intermediate Choir – Gold award
Red Hill School – Silver award

Primary School Age Choirs (12 Years and Under)
Barker College Copeland Choir – Platinum award
Trinity Christian School Junior Choir – Silver award
Canberra Grammar Junior School Chorale – Platinum award
The Anglican School Googong Junior Choir: Silver award
Canberra Girls Grammar School Cantates – Gold award
Queanbeyan Public School Senior Choir – Silver award
Neville Bonner Primary School Choir – Silver award
ACT Primary Concert Choir – Gold award

High School Age Choirs (Years 7-10)
Canberra Girls Grammar School Bella Voca Chapel Choir – Gold award
Gold Creek School Singing Squadron – Bronze award
Lyneham High Voices – Bronze award

High School/College Age Choirs (Years 7-12)
Merici College Choir – Silver award
Daramalan College Choir – Silver award
Trinity Christian College Singers – Silver award
ACT Senior Concert Choir – Gold award
Canberra Girls Grammar School Chorale – Gold award
MET School Goulburn Choir – Silver award

Australian Open Choral Challenge
1st Place: Brindabella Chorus
2nd Place: Concordis Chamber Choir
3rd Place: ANU Vocal Fry

Open Choral Group (up to 15 members)
1st Place: Vocalocity
2nd Place: Perfect Sixth
3rd Place: Debacle Quartet

20 Years and Under Championship
1st Place: Reddam House Middle School Singers
2nd Place: Hillcrest Christian College Bella Voce
3rd Place: ACT Senior Concert Choir
Highly Commended: Vocalocity

12 Years and Under Championship
1st Place: ACT Primary Concert Choir
2nd Place: Canberra Girls Grammar School Cantates
3rd Place: Turner Trebles

ACT 20 Years and Under Choirs
1st Place: Radford College Camerata
2nd Place: ANU Vocal Fry

Open Sacred Choirs
1st Place: Concordis Chamber Choir
2nd Place: ANU Chamber Choir
3rd Place: Daramalan College Choir

Open Popular Choirs
1st Place: ANU Vocal Fry and UMQ (tied)
3rd Place: Andante Andante

Open Contemporary Choirs
1st Place: Hillcrest Christian College Bella Voce
2nd Place: Concordis Chamber Choir
3rd Place: Canberra Girls Grammar School Gabriel Singers
Highly Commended: Daramalan College Choir

Open Australia-Britain Choirs
1st Place: Concordis Chamber Chour
2nd Place: The Harmonic Means

Primary School Age Choirs (10 Years and Under)
Canberra Grammar Junior School Singers – Silver award
Canberra Girls Grammar School Les Petites Chantuses – Bronze award
The Anglican School Googong Choir – Gold award

Primary School Age Choirs (12 Years and Under)
Canberra Grammar Junior School Chorale – Gold award
Canberra Girls Grammar School Cora da Camera – Silver award
ACT Primary Concert Choir – Silver award
Jerrabomberra Singers – Silver award

High School Age Choirs (Years 7-10)
Gold Creek School Singing Squadron – Bronze award
Canberra Girls Grammar School Bella Voca Chapel Choir – Platinum award
Merici College Choir – Silver award
Lyneham High Voices – Gold award

High School/College Age Choirs (Years 7-12)
Radford College Chorale – Platinum award
Canberra Girls Grammar School Chorale – Gold award
ACT Senior Concert Choir – Silver award
Daramalan College Choir – Silver award
St Edmunds’ College Vocal Group – Bronze award