Date

10-08-2019

Time

7.30pm to 10.00pm

Location

Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University, Clayton Campus

Tickets

The National Boys Choir of Australia Mid-Year Concert will be at Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University Clayton Campus from 7.30pm.

All three choirs will be performing, and will be required for a morning rehearsal at Robert Blackwood Hall on the day before the performance in the evening.

Further details for each Choir to come shortly.

MID-YEAR CONCERT – Saturday, 10 August, Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University 7.30pm

Now is the time to start reading in preparation for the Mid-Year Concert and popping these important details into your diaries!

Tickets also go on sale this Monday, July 1 at 9.30am.

Concert Venue:                Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University 49 Scenic Boulevard (off Wellington Rd), Clayton. Programmes on sale on the night for $5 each.

MORNING REHEARSAL

Arrive:                                  9.40am (for a 10.00am sharp start on stage) front foyer of Robert Blackwood Hall

Parents are not permitted into the auditorium during the rehearsal. The boys will be met by a NBCA staff member and taken backstage.

Wear:                                    Casual clothes (as you would for regular weekly rehearsal)

Bring:                                    Epipens, asthma pumps and spacers

Depart:                                 11.00am from front foyer of Robert Blackwood Hall

EVENING PERFORMANCE

Arrive:                                  Promptly at 6.30pm at the Front foyer to meet with Ms Brook, Mr Taylor and Miss Ferwerda.
You will be taken as a group to your allocated dressing area.   

Wear:

  • White performance shirt
  • Black stage wear trousers
  • Black belt (provided by you)
  • Black socks
  • Clean black lace-up leather or leather look-a-like shoes, (provided by you J ) no sneakers or canvas shoes!
  • Bow ties will be distributed prior to the performance.

Speaking of stagewear… Make sure your chorister tries their shirt and trousers on before Wednesday August 7 and please alert the office if any size changes need to happen! Don’t forget to hem your chorister’s trousers, too.

Bring:                                    Epipens, asthma pumps and spacers (no music needed)

Parents to collect:               Beginning of Interval in the foyer near the ticket box.  

We ask that parents are prompt to collect boys, in order to allow ample time for boys to visit the bathroom and have a drink before sitting to watch the second part of the programme.

Choristers will wear their stagewear items home then return them to Choir in the calico bag at the rehearsal on Wednesday, August 14

Depart:                                 At the conclusion of the Concert
Please note that prams/ strollers/ baby capsules are not permitted in the auditorium.

PURCHASING TICKETS

Tickets are on sale Monday, July 1 from the MAPA Box Office from 9.30am. Flyers have gone home with choristers, and more are available from reception on request.

Mandatory! – One ‘Performer’s Ticket’ (complimentary) is available and needed for each Elementary chorister, redeemable by quoting the code MCT19 when placing your ticket order. Please ensure you book the performer’s ticket with your booking to ensure your son is seated with you for the second half. Boys will be released to families at interval as explained earlier.

Tickets will be available to purchase (and redeem performer’s ticket using the code MCT19) online at https://mapa.monash.edu/, by phone or in person at the MAPA Box Office.

Ticket prices are:

Adults                                                 $45.00

Concession*                                      $38.00

Children 16yrs & under                  $25.00

Performer’s ticket                           Complimentary (redeemable with code MCT19)

*Aged & Invalid Pensioners, Seniors & Students 26 & under

TRANSACTION FEES MAY APPLY (no exchanges or refunds!)

Box Office

The MAPA Box Office, Robert Blackwood Hall, is open Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4.30pm. Phone: 9905 1111.

We have endeavoured to keep prices accessible and hope to see as many people as possible at this wonderful concert.

Is your chorister’s school on the list?

We’d like to acknowledge our Elementary Choir’s schools in our Mid-Year Concert programme. Is your chorister’s school on the list below? If not, please let us know office@nationalboyschoir.com.au 

Anderson Creek Primary School Regency Park Primary School
Boroondara Park Primary School Rolling Hills Primary School
Carey Grammar, Kew St Andrew’s Christian College
Donburn Primary School St Clement of Rome Primary School
Good Shepherd Primary School St Francis Xavier Primary School
Greythorn Primary School St Joseph’s Primary School
Huntingdale Primary School Thomas Mitchell Primary School
Kerrimuir Primary School Tintern Grammar
Livingstone Primary School Trinity Grammar School
Milgate Primary School Warrandyte Primary School
Mount Waverley Primary School Warranwood Primary School
Mt Pleasant Primary School Waverley Christian College
Old Orchard Road Primary School Xavier College
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Primary School

MID-YEAR CONCERT – Saturday, 10 August, Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University 7.30pm

Now is the time to start reading in preparation for the Mid-Year Concert and popping these important details into your diaries!

Tickets also go on sale this Monday, July 1 at 9.30am.

Concert Venue: Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University 49 Scenic Boulevard (off Wellington Rd), Clayton. Programmes on sale on the night for $5 each.

MORNING REHEARSAL

Arrive: 9.40am (for a 10.00am sharp start on stage) front foyer of Robert Blackwood Hall

Parents are not permitted into the auditorium during the rehearsal. The boys will be met by a NBCA staff member and taken backstage.

Wear: Casual clothes (as you would for regular weekly rehearsal)

Bring: Epipens, asthma pumps and spacers

Depart: 11.00am from front foyer of Robert Blackwood Hall

EVENING PERFORMANCE

Arrive: Promptly at 6.30pm at the Front foyer to meet with Ms Brook, Mr Taylor and Miss Ferwerda.
You will be taken as a group to your allocated dressing area.

Wear:

  • White performance shirt
  • Black stage wear trousers
  • Black belt (provided by you)
  • Black socks
  • Clean black lace-up leather or leather look-a-like shoes, (provided by you J ) no sneakers or canvas shoes!
  • Bow ties will be distributed prior to the performance.

Speaking of stagewear… Make sure your chorister tries their shirt and trousers on before Wednesday August 7 and please alert the office if any size changes need to happen! Don’t forget to hem your chorister’s trousers, too.

Bring: Epipens, asthma pumps and spacers (no music needed)

Parents to collect: Beginning of Interval in the foyer near the ticket box.

We ask that parents are prompt to collect boys, in order to allow ample time for boys to visit the bathroom and have a drink before sitting to watch the second part of the programme.

Choristers will wear their stagewear items home then return them to Choir in the calico bag at the rehearsal on Wednesday, August 14

Depart: At the conclusion of the Concert
Please note that prams/ strollers/ baby capsules are not permitted in the auditorium.

PURCHASING TICKETS

Tickets are now on sale from the MAPA Box Office from 9.30am. Flyers have gone home with choristers, and more are available from reception on request.

Mandatory! – One ‘Performer’s Ticket’ (complimentary) is available and needed for each Junior chorister, redeemable by quoting the code MCT19 when placing your ticket order. Please ensure you book the performer’s ticket with your booking to ensure your son is seated with you for the second half. Boys will be released to families at interval as explained earlier.

Tickets will be available to purchase (and redeem performer’s ticket using the code MCT19) online at https://mapa.monash.edu/, by phone or in person at the MAPA Box Office.

Ticket prices are:

Adults $45.00

Concession* $38.00

Children 16yrs & under $25.00

Performer’s ticket Complimentary (redeemable with code MCT19)

*Aged & Invalid Pensioners, Seniors & Students 26 & under

TRANSACTION FEES MAY APPLY (no exchanges or refunds!)

Box Office

The MAPA Box Office, Robert Blackwood Hall, is open Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4.30pm. Phone: 9905 1111.

We have endeavoured to keep prices accessible and hope to see as many people as possible at this wonderful concert.

Is your chorister’s school on the list?

We’d like to acknowledge our Junior Choir’s schools in our Mid-Year Concert programme. Is your chorister’s school on the list below? If not, please let us know office@nationalboyschoir.com.au

Balwyn Primary School
Beverley Hills Primary School
Biralee Primary School
Boroondara Park Primary School
Doncaster Primary School
Eltham North Primary School
Glendal Primary School
Good Shepherd Primary School
Heathmont East Primary School
Kangaroo Ground Primary School
Knox Park Primary School
Laburnum Primary School
Lakeside College
Livingstone Primary School
Milgate Primary School
Mount Pleasant Primary School
Mount View Primary School
North Melbourne Primary School
Park Orchards Primary School
Sacred Heart Primary School
Serpell Primary School
Silverton PS
St Andrew’s Christian College
St Bernadette Primary School
St Bridgets Primary School, Greythorn
St Charles Borromeo PS, Templestowe
St Francis Xavier Primary School
St Joseph’s Primary School, Hawthorn
St Mark’s Primary School, Dingley
St Peter Julian Eymard PS, Mooroolbark
Tintern Grammar
Weeden Heights Primary School
Whitehorse Primary School

MID-YEAR CONCERT – Saturday, 10 August, Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University 7.30pm

Now is the time to start reading in preparation for the Mid-Year Concert and popping these important details into your diaries!

Tickets also go on sale this Monday, July 1 at 9.30am.

Concert Venue: Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University 49 Scenic Boulevard (off Wellington Rd), Clayton. Programmes on sale on the night for $5 each.

MORNING REHEARSAL

Arrive:                  10.40am in RBH foyer – be marked off by staff and then escorted by NBCA staff into the rehearsal.   Remember that parents are not permitted to access the rehearsal beyond the foyer area.

Wear:                    Normal rehearsal gear.

Bring:                    Snack & drink in music satchel

Depart:                 1.30pm – RBH Foyer

EVENING PERFORMANCE

Arrive:                  6.40pm – RBH Foyer for a brief onstage warmup

Wear:                    Full NBCA Street wear uniform – long sleeve white shirt, taupe trousers, black belt, black (clean/shiny) shoes, black socks, NBCA tie, and NBCA blazer. Boys will perform the first half in this uniform so please ensure it is sparkling. Boys will change at interval for the second half.

Bring:                    In uniform bag – black trousers and coloured t-shirt.

Music satchel with small snack and drink


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