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Canberra choir just for teenage boys with breaking voices begins rehearsals

Teenage boys encounter a lot of change while going through puberty, in particular their voices. But one thing that Kimberley Steele doesn’t want to change, however, is a love of singing.

Former WVYC Artistic Director receives top honour!

Alpha Gregory, WVYC Artistic Director from 1996 to 2016 was awarded the Order of Australia Medal as part of the 2018 Australia Day celebrations.

DW Music donates piano to Woden Valley Youth Choir

At the start of 2018, Chris Davis at DW Music generously donated a new piano to WVYC to use for rehearsals and performances.

WVYC on 2CC

On 19 January 2018, a few members of WVYC represented the choir live on air at the 2CC studios on Tim Shaw’s morning show.

The very soul of Christmas: crowds gather for 73rd Carols by Candlelight in Canberra

Canberra’s big traditional carols by candlelight started in 1945, outside Parliament House, the crowd celebrating the first peacetime Christmas in six years, holding aloft “candles, hurricane lamps and kerosene-burning lamps”. – Photo & article courtesy of The Canberra Times.

WVYC Announces New Singing Group for Boys with Changing Voices

Woden Valley Youth Choir Artistic Director, Kimberley Steele, announced four new choirs including one specialising in young males with changing voices.

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Junior Choir sings at Songs For Hope Concert

The wonderful Junior Choir performed three songs plus a joint performance with the Australian Rugby Choir at the Songs of Hope concert in Boorowa, New South Wales.

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Alpha Gregory steps down as WVYC Artistic Director

THE “ACT Artist of the Year”, Alpha Gregory, is stepping down after 20 years as Artistic Director of the Woden Valley Youth Choir.

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WVYC Perform at Australia Day Concert

Woden Valley Youth Choir performed alongside the stars at the annual Australia Day concert in front of Parliament House. The concert was broadcast around the nation.

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WVYC seeks inspiration for a new song on a sound walk at the National Arboretum

On a bright, windy, Sunday morning, 30 children were sitting together on the grass in a eucalypt forest at the National Arboretum, with their eyes closed, quietly listening…

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Australia Celebrates!

Australia Celebrates! Watch as WVYC performs onstage with stars of stage and screen at the Australia Celebrates concert. Watch the choir sing the alternative anthem “I Still Call Australia Home”.

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