The choir was established in 1932
Mitcham Choral Society.
For a detailed history please visit here
Secular mixed voices
(S A T B)
There are currently vacancies in all sections (mixed voices)
We perform Classical – oratorio, part songs, madrigals, sacred Easter and Christmas music, ballads, songs from the shows, etc
Our Musical Director
The esteemed Ian Lowe has been with us since 2009
Ian’s musical experience:
Ian Lowe began his vocal studies at the Melba Memorial Conservatorium of Music, and sang regularly with the Victorian State Opera.
We are a member of ANCA: Australian National Choral Association
To join our choir there is no audition
You just need to have a (SATB) voice
The ability to read music and sight read is desirable and it is important to be able to hold a part
If you enjoy singing in a group and would like to be a part of The Melbourne Singers Inc. we would be delighted to hear from you.
Joining fee zero
Annual Subscription of $20.00
We also charge a Weekly Rehearsal fee of $7.00
The Melbourne Singers rehearse once per week on a Wednesday night
from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m
Our Rehearsal venue is at Methodist Ladies College (MLC) Kew
207 Barkers Rd, Kew VIC 3101
Off-street parking is available.
Ladies– Regulation black skirt and top with blue kaftan top – provided at cost.
Gents– Formal dinner suit, white shirt and black bow tie.
The Melbourne Singers perform an
average of 5 concert performances a year.
We present programmes of various styles of music to many church groups and retirement villages. The Melbourne Singers have more recently presented programmes to residents in Aged Care Centres in the Boroondara district and free concerts for elderly citizens. Unfortunately Covid restrictions limit these performances at present. Hopefully these will resume in the foreseeable future.
Janet Perkins Vocal Scholarship
The choir offers a scholarship called the
Janet Perkins Vocal Scholarship to classical singers
aged between the ages of 17 and 21.
The winning performer on the night receives $1000 towards their tuition fees for the following year.
The Melbourne Singers Inc. is an incorporated association managed by a Committee of Management appointed under the Associations incorporation Act
Management Committee. 11 Officers and 4 Ordinary members.
President – Bev Holt
phone 03 9889 0829
Secretary – Ruth Nicholls
phone 03 9808 0892
We have our own collection of music scores