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38 singers from Endeavour Harmony today took home 1st place in the Australian Choral Grand Prix for the 2nd year in a row! We performed Somebody To Love, Hallelujah and Sway. Seven groups competed at the Sydney Grammar School including Brigidine College Alumni Choir, Urban Voices, Meridan Senior Singers, Fort St High School Chamber Choir and Sydney Vocal Project. The $2,500 in prize money will help with our expenses for St Louis, 2018.
69 members of Endeavour Harmony Chorus competed in the 2017 National Sweet Adelines Chorus Competition, held in Perth this May.
Our latest CD is now out! Following our wins in the Australasian Choral Championships and Australian Choral Grand Prix, we wanted to record all of our new repertoire and there are 12 songs on the CD: The Shoop Shoop Song, Somebody To Love, Fix You, Aint He Sweet Medley, Love Letters Straight From Your Heart, My Island Home, Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This, Hallelujah, Sway, When Will I Be Loved, Inanay and I Am Australian. Go to our 'Store' page to order.
After winning the prestigious John Lamble Australasian Choral Championships held on 19th June, we are over the moon to let you know we won the Australian Choral Grand Prix on 21st August! Held at Sydney Grammar School, eight groups performed 12 minute packages for the judges and a packed theatre of audience members. A beautiful trophy and $4000 was the prize (the money will come in very handy!). Endeavour Harmony congratulates the other finalists on their fine performances and beautiful singing. Congratulations to Fort Street High for winning the audience choice award! See the article in the Sutherland Shire Leader. on 24th August 2016.
Experience a cappella singing at its very best with Australia’s premier female a cappella ensemble. Endeavour Harmony Chorus is celebrating its 20th Year with ‘Endeavour goes Platinum’. This show celebrates this ensemble’s amazing achievements throughout the years and the repertoire they have performed since starting in 1996. This multi award winning Sutherland Shire group is highly acclaimed across Australia and internationally. Currently ranked 10th in the world, Endeavour Harmony Chorus is no longer the Shire’s best kept secret! Be entertained by beautifully blended harmonies, sung with passion and excitement. Songs such as ‘Sway’, ‘Fix You’ and ‘All the Way’ like you’ve never heard before.
Endeavour Harmony Chorus wins the 2016 Australasian Choral Championships! We are thrilled to have placed first in a field of fine choirs and performing groups. Here is how it all panned out in the end:
Winner ~ 7 Endeavour Harmony Chorus (Caringbah)
2nd ~ 6 Shine Chorus (Canada Bay)
3rd ~ 3 Sydney Vocal Project (Camperdown)
4th ~ 5 Coastal A Cappella (Narara)
Finalist ~ 1 Northern Beaches Chorus (Terrey Hills)
Finalist ~ 2 Ascham School The Daltones (Edgecliff)
Finalist ~ 4 Choir Of Southern Lights (Dapto)
Finalist ~ 8 Pitches Be Crazy (Sydney)
Finalist ~ 9 Echology: The University Of Newcastle Chamber Choir (Newcastle)
Finalist ~ 10 Urban Voices (Epping)