1. How did you start in music/what was your ‘in’ to music?
When I was three my parents enabled me to start playing the violin and this along with dancing was my start in music (I had pestered them to start for about a year […]
The 2016 Special Effort Raffle was held in Term 3 and our NBCA choir families put in a tremendous effort. Like singing, fundraising seems to be a constant in the life of the Choir. The income from Tuition fees alone does not meet the continued improvements required to […]
NBCA Old Boy Julian Dods performed as a principal singer in this month’s Victorian State Schools Spectacular. Julian was a chorister with the National Boys Choir of Australia for seven years before receiving his golden handshake in 2013 […]
Amid preparations for tour, the Choir took a performance at the Governor’s House in their stride—less than two weeks before their departure for Queensland. The choristers performed to the Governor, the Honourable Linda Dessau, and invited guests at a reception acknowledging forty years of the National […]
We can always rely on Melbourne to turn on some magic autumn weather —and we weren’t disappointed in March for the NBCA Fun Run/Walk at Gardiner’s Creek Reserve in Burwood. Thank you to all families who joined us for a little bit of fun raising […]
Oliver Thomson (NBCA 2010-2015) has been awarded the Casey Young Citizen of the Year award for 2016.
At just 13 years of age and a student at St Francis Xavier College Berwick Campus, he has a passion for the arts and is a talented musician, singer and […]
Peter Casey, Artistic Director and Alexandra Boemo, Coordinator and Conductor of the NBCA Training Choirs, welcomed Cr Natalie Thomas, Mayor of Maroondah City Council, to the Elementary rehearsal in early March. It is the first time Cr Thomas has visited the Choir premises and the boys took great […]
Sadly, the Choir lost one of its founding members earlier this year. The following is a reflection by Lyn Casey-Brereton, one of the original NBC staff members and now a Patron of the Choir.
I was privileged to attend the Requiem Mass and Thanksgiving for Michael’s […]
Yes, we are sad to say au revoir to Ruth Tenace, however, we are delighted to welcome Mandy Lyn Brook to the Artistic Staff. Mandy comes to us with an operatic background, having worked with both Opera Australia and Victorian Opera, and she spent 12 […]
Ruth Tenace joined the Artistic Staff of NBCA in 2003. Ruth has worked with the training choirs during her thirteen years with the Choir, primarily as the Accompanist but more recently sharing the tutoring and conducting role with Alexandra Boemo.
Ruth has regularly toured with the Choir including […]