Gondwana Voices is Australia’s national children’s choir for treble singers aged 10-17. It regularly performs with the country’s leading ensembles and has built a reputation for performances of outstanding musicianship. Gondwana Voices is conducted by Gondwana Choirs Founder and Artistic Director Lyn Williams OAM and Mark O’Leary. At National Choral School 2016, the ensemble was codirected by Guest Conductor Christie Anderson.
The choir tours nationally and internationally and has taken part in international choral festivals including the World Choral Symposium, Rotterdam; America Cantat, Mexico City; Polyfollia, Normandy; and Festival 500, Newfoundland. In 2007 Gondwana Voices was the first Australian children’s choir to perform at the BBC Proms. They undertook a tour to the Eastern Kimberley in 2013 and completed a residency at the Taipei International Choral Festival in 2014.
“One of the great contributions to music’s future that Gondwana Voices’ founder Lyn Williams has made is to establish a remarkable ethose of performnace excellence among tomorrow’s musicians.” Peter McCallum, SMH 16 July 2014
“A virtual choir of children, aged 11-16, filled Melbourne Town Hall with heavenly voices. Cameo artworks, complementing their uplifting tone, spoke of loss, grief and love in White Night’s most affecting display.” Simon Plant, Herald Sun, 23 February 2014