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Hawaiian choir workshop with ukuleles

Caption: Gary Smith. Photo: Supplied
Caption: Gary Smith. Photo: Supplied

 Choir director Gary Smith from Acappella Central will lead a two-hour workshop channeling the spirit of “Aloha” he experienced by playing music with the local community in Hawaii some years ago.

Those who bring a ukulele will also have the fun opportunity of learning some simple chords and playing along.

There is no audition and everyone is welcome.


Time: 2-4pm Date: Saturday April 8
Venue: St Columbaʼs Uniting Church – 53a Ocean St Woollahra

Cost: $15 ($10 concession)
Information: 0414 869 352
Bookings: www.trybooking.com/PBCX


Gary is Director of Acappella Central –a national clearinghouse for all things vocal in Australia – and is the musical director of five Sydney choirs: Bondi Sings, The ABC Choir, The Bridge on the River Choir and The Cleftomaniacs. He has a Diploma in Music Education from the NSW Conservatorium of Music (Sydney) and worked as a music teacher in NSW high schools, Catholic and Independent schools for 27 years. Gary also spent two years as treasurer of the NSW/ACT Chapter of the Australian National Choral Association.

Acappella Central International Music Tours

In 2017 Gary will also be leading
– The Saronic Chamber Music Festival Tour to Greece in July/August; and

– The Hawaii Choir Tour in September/October.

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