The Australian Girls Choir has toured on thirty-six occasions since 1989 to destinations all over Australia and to every corner of the globe. Over one hundred choristers took part in the AGC’s National and International Tours in 2015; broadening their musical and cultural horizons and forging life-long friendships.

We are immensely proud of the reputation that our touring choristers have achieved, and after all these years of meeting and performing with choirs from around the globe we are sure that our approach to touring is unique. Host groups are amazed that we bring girls together from across five cities, who after three days of rehearsal together, can present a show that is of a professional standard. Beyond this, people we encounter cannot believe how much we fit in to each day as a “family” of 62 nor can they imagine how we maintain the discipline, energy and endless positivity. Experience goes a long way but we couldn’t do what we do without taking a carefully selected group of talented and committed girls. Parents reliably tell us that their daughters return from tour changed for the better and remark about improved self management, increased confidence and a better understanding of the world outside their own 

We had wonderful response to our invitation to tour this year and were delighted by the quality of the auditionees. 56 choristers will participate in our 19th International Tour in July to New Zealand visiting Auckland, Hamilton, and Wellington over a two week period. In September and October another 56 choristers will travel to Europe including London, Villers-Bretonneux , Paris, Marostica, Venice and Rome for three weeks. The girls will be holding workshops and performances with host choirs and schools and sightseeing along the way. We will keep you updated with information about our travel adventures in future newsletters.

19th International Tour – New Zealand
Auckland, Hamilton, and Wellington
June 24 – July 8, 2016
The touring choir will be presenting over 20 performances and workshops, many of which will be with schools and local choirs. We encourage any family and friends of the AGC to come along and see the International Touring Choir in action at one of their public performances! Details listed below:

Sunday June 26: 5.00 – 6.00pm
Piha Mill Camp, 64 Glenesk Road, Piha
This will be an informal concert held at our Tour Music School
Free performance

Thursday June 30: 12.00 – 1.00pm
Auckland City Library, 44 - 46 Lorne Street, Auckland 1010
Free performance

Wednesday July 6: 12.00 – 1.00pm
Te Papa Museum in the Te Marae space on Level 4
55 Cable Street, Wellington
Free Performance

Thursday July 7: 12.15 – 1.00pm
St Andrew’s on the Terrace, 30 The Terrace, Wellington
Free performance

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