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Julie Christiansen OAM

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Julie Christiansen is well known for her compelling work with children's and youth choirs both in Australia and overseas, with her ensembles recognised for their joyful vitality and quality of tone.


Following studies in choral conducting at Queensland Conservatorium, Julie began Voices of Birralee in 1995 and continues to work with young people at all levels of experience in both school and community ensembles. 


Julie is a popular guest clinician regarding vocal/choral techniques and literature for children's choirs. She is regularly invited to conduct and present at choral festivals and educational workshops throughout Australia, including with Gondwana Choirs National Choral School. 


Julie has toured extensively nationally and internationally with Brisbane Birralee Voices, with recent tours representing Australia in Korea, England, Canada, New Zealand, Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic, as well as tours to Tasmania, Canberra, North Queensland and Adelaide. A highlight of her careers has included fulfilling a five year commitment with the Department of Veterans' Affairs to sing at World War One centenary services in France and Belgium.


Julie‚Äôs commitment to her work is driven by the vital role music plays, as a channel for developing responsible and caring young people. In 2006 she was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in the Queen's Birthday honours list. 

Upcoming
QUEENSLAND IN SONG CONCERT 1

Join Voices of Birralee's signature choirs, Resonance of Birralee, Birralee Blokes and Brisbane Birralee Voices, as they present Queensland in Song on Sunday 5 June in the Old Museum's Concert Hall.

Who: Brisbane Birralee Voices, Birralee Blokes, and Resonance of Birralee
Where: The Old Museum, 480 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD
When: Concert at 1:30pm
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JOIN THE BIRRALEE PICCOLOS

Birralee Piccolos (Prep - Yr 1) Wednesday 8 June 4.00pm

No audition is required for this age group. They are invited to attend the Piccolos rehearsal on this day or any other Wednesday or Saturday. Just contact the office on 3367 1001 to organise.
AUDITIONS FOR THE BIRRALEE BLOKES

Birralee Blokes (boys with changed/changing voices) Thursday 9 June from 5.30pm

Audition - which will involve a few singing exercises with the conductor and a short song of your choice.

Rehearsal Participation - from 6.30 - 8.30pm new auditionees are invited to stay and participate in this rehearsal so they see what singing in the group is like.
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QUEENSLAND IN SONG CONCERT 2

As part of our Queensland Day tribute, Voices of Birralee will host a combined schools celebration to reflect on all things Queensland.

Who: Brisbane Birralee Voices
Where: The Old Museum, 480 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD
When: Concert at 7:30pm
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AUDITIONS FOR BRISBANE BIRRALEE VOICES

Brisbane Birralee Voices (yr 7 - 12) Tuesday 14 June from 5.00pm

Audition - which will involve a few singing exercises with the conductor and a short song of your choice.

Rehearsal Participation - from 6.30 - 8.00pm new auditionees are invited to stay and participate in this rehearsal so they see what singing in the group is like.
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