Upcoming

  1. April 2024

    1. Sat 27

      Conducting Masterclass

      9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
      More
  2. May 2024

    1. Sun 19

      Young Voices Festival

  3. June 2024

    1. Sat 08

      Farewell Queensland Concert

  4. July 2024

    1. Wed 17

      Rehearsal Techniques

      5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      More
  5. August 2024

    1. Sat 24

      Cupcake and Cushion Concert

Full calendar

Brisbane Birralee Voices

Who are they?

Brisbane Birralee Voices (BBV) is a choir for young people aged 12 - 17 who have a love for singing with others and a desire to create choral music of a high standard across a variety of styles. BBV is acknowledged on home shores and abroad as one of Australia's finest children's choirs. The program encourages young singers to develop their vocal technique and attain musical excellence. In addition to the excitement of achieving high artistic goals and the personal enrichment experienced by each member, there is an emphasis placed on the benefits of sharing their gift of music with others and the intrinsic value of music within society. 


BBV enjoy performing by themselves, with other arts organisations such as the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, the Queensland Pops Orchestra and as part of the cast for QPACs Spirit of Christmas. They also enjoy performing in the community for various charities and with schools.


Register Now

top
Birralee  Celebrates 22- 10- 23 0143
The Brisbane Birralee Voices performing at Voices of Birralee's, 2023 Birralee Celebrates concert (image: PhotoCo)

When do they rehearse?

Rehearsals:

Tuesday 6:30pm - 8:00pm (during school terms) 

Birralee Headquarters - 57 Carwoola Street, Bardon

top

Choir Staff

Artistic Team

Conductor: Jenny Moon

Accompanist: Justine Favell


Volunteer Team

Choir Manager: Ruth Moores

Uniform Coordinator: Lara Boon 

Librarian: Toni Young

top

Performance & Touring Highlights

Brisbane Birralee Voices is involved in a variety of performance opportunities. 


Performance highlights include: 


QPAC's Spirit of Christmas Annually since 2005

Lord Mayor's Carols in the City (Riverstage) 2007 - 8 & 2014 - 2018



Queensland Syphony Orchestra's:  

Leonard Bernstein's Chichester Psalms 2018

Bizet's Carmen in Concert 2017

Carmina Burana 2016

Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers 2013                                                                

Lord of the Rings - Fellowship of the Ring 2012                                              

Gustav Mahler's Symphony No 3 in D Minor 2008, 2014, 2018                           

Queensland Pops OrchestraCeltic Mist 2019

QPAC & Friends of HEAL'sSongs of Hope & Healing 2018 

Queensland Youth Orchestra's Berlioz Te Deum 2016                                                

Queensland Ballet's Tchaikovsky's Nutracker 2013 - 2018                                                      

Canticum's Benjamin Britten - A boy was Born 2010                                                 


Touring highlights include: 

Europe Tour (April 2019)

With BBV the Blokes toured Austria, Croatia, Slovenia and concluding in France for the Anzac Day Dawn Service at at the Australian National Memorial, in Villers-Bretonneux.


Anzac Day, France (April 2017) 

A tour made up of BBV and Birralee Blokes choristers toured France to perform at the Anzac Day Dawn Service at the Australian National Memorial in Villers-Bretonneux. This was a part of a five year commitment to the Department of Veterans' Affairs. 


Bellingen Music Festival (September 2016) 

BBV toured Northern New South Wales to be a part of this festival which included participating in workshops and community concerts. 


International Choir Competition, Italy (April 2014) 

Fifty-seven BBV choristers competed in the 13th International Choir Competition in Riva Del Garda, Italy. They were the first representatives from Australia to ever take part in this event, with the competition Incorporated into a 21 day tour involving cultural exchanges with two Swiss choirs, an Italian School and the Czech Boys Choir.

top
image

Official partners of Voices of Birralee

image

Voices of Birralee acknowledges the Traditional Owners of this country and recognise their continuing connection the land, water and culture. In our organisation, we recognise the Turrbal and Jagera Peoples as the traditional custodians of Meanjin land. We pay our respects to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, and to their Elders past, present and emerging.