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A Qantas Marriage to Sing About

March 1, 2017
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We began Term 4 last year with some lovely news. Old Boy Paul Van Der Tooren (1998-2001) and chorister Elysia Simons (from the Australian Girls Choir) who met while filming the Qantas I Still Call Australia Home advertisements became engaged. The marriage proposal featured on Channel 9 […]

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Nikita Miltiadou

Passion for Music Streams Full Time for Nikita Miltiadou

February 15, 2017
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Old Boy Nikita Miltiadou (2001 to 2003) appeared in the second round of the QANTAS ads back in 2003. Nowadays, he’s channelling his unbridled passion for music – plus keen music skills – full time as a record producer, studio engineer, live sound engineer and tour manager. He’s […]

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Callum Corbally continued the NBCA Snowman Spirit

December 10, 2016
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Performing chorister and soprano Cullum Corbally, like many NBCA boys before him, was selected to perform in The Snowman at Elisabeth Murdoch Hall for Melbourne Recital Centre on December 10 last year. The Conductor, Brett Kelly, was delighted with his singing. It’s a credit to Callum and […]

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NBCA Staff Profile – Ms Mandy Lyn Brook

September 21, 2016
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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 […]

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Lucky Winners drawn in the 2016 Special Effort Raffle

September 19, 2016
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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 […]

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State Schools Spectacular success for Julian Dods

September 10, 2016
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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 […]

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NBCA Spends an Evening at the Governor’s House before Tour

September 1, 2016
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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 […]

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Magic Melbourne Weather for the NBCA Fun Run/Walk

March 20, 2016
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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 […]

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Casey Young Citizen of the Year 2016

March 3, 2016
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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 […]

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The Mayor of Maroondah City Council visits NBCA

March 2, 2016
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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 […]

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