Hunter Singers

Newcastle, NSW

Hunter Singers is a Youth SATB choir, established in 1989 by Music Director, Kim Sutherland as the Hunter Region Department of Education Choir. The group celebrated its 20th Anniversary in November 2009. Hunter Singers is well known for its commitment to Australian music, with many commissioned works including Michael Atherton's Inside the Storm, Stephen Leek's work for choir and orchestra, Glasshouses, and works by Dan Walker, Gordon Hamilton, Rosalind Carlson, Wendy Ireland and Matthew Orlovich. Hunter Singers has performed with many outstanding artists including Afro Moses, Barry Manilow, Rhonda Burchmore, Newtown High School of Performing Arts Symphony Orchestra, the University of Newcastle Chamber Choir, Young Voices of Melbourne and The Australian Voices. Hunter Singers has released three compact discs Kondalilla (2005), Hunter Singers: Carols and Songs (1996) and Hunter Singers: 10 Years (2000). The CD of the 20th Anniversary concert will be released in 2010. Commissioned Works Castles by Gordon Hamilton (2009) Visions of Vastness by Stephen Leek (2009) Morpheus by Dan Walker (2008) Known Unto God by Paul Jarman (2007) Ezekiel by Matthew Orlovich (2004) Into the Night by Gordon Hamilton (2004) Falling Down by Wendy Ireland (2003) Tree Song by Gordon Hamilton (2002) Newcastle Flyer by Rosalind Carlson (2001) Glasshouses by Stephen Leek (2000) Coolongolook by Peter Brock (1999) Inside the Storm by Michael Atherton (1998)
Club: Hunter Singers
General public contact: Kim Sutherland

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