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Choir rehearsal Feb 2018
Choir at rehearsal, Feb 2018

The Australian Union and Solidarity Choir is a collaboration by trade union choir members from around Australia and the Solidarity Choir from Sydney.

Brisbane started it all by organising a trip to Cuba in 2009 to take part in an international festival of choirs in Santiago de Cuba. The Sydney Trade Union Choir organised another such trip in 2013. There is another trip being organised in 2018, this time to Timor Leste, between Monday the 27th of August and Wednesday the 5th of September. See 2018 Schedule in Timor for the evolving schedule details.

A publicity description of the 2018 Timor trip is at Description of Tour to Timor 2018

For enquiries contact australianunionchoir@gmail.com or phone Fran on 0466-287-230.

Our souvenir labelled wine is available from http://www.thewinepoint.com.au/shop/fundraisingwines/AUSC/

We raised $4800 from a crowd funding site at https://chuffed.org/project/australian-union-and-solidarity-choir-2018-tour-to-timor-leste for our Timor trip to reimburse some expenses and to pay for translations and a booklet of song notes in Tetum.

Upcoming events:

  • Practice session at the Addison Road Community Centre on the 16-17th of June 2018
  • Practice session at the Addison Road Community Centre on the 14-15th of July 2018
  • Practice session at the Addison Road Community Centre on the 11-12th of August 2018
  • Tour of Timor Leste (evolving details at 2018 Schedule in Timor)

Recent history:

  • First Concert in Canberra on Sunday 20th May
  • Practice session in Canberra on the 19-20th of May 2018
  • Practice session at the Addison Road Community Centre on the 21-22nd of April 2018
  • Practice session at the National Folk Festival on the 29th of March 2018
  • Practice session at the Addison Road Community Centre on the 17-18th of March 2018
  • Practice session at the Addison Road Community Centre on the 10-11th of February 2018
  • Practice session in the Illawarra Diggers Club on the 25th of November 2017
  • Practice session at Geraldine’s place in Illawarra on the 26th of November 2017
  • Practice session at Kate’s place in Katoomba on the 25-26th of August 2017
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