CONCERTS

The 2021 Boite Singers' Festival returns to the Abbotsford Convent on Saturday weekend in May, packed with more than 10 fantastic singing workshops catering for all skill levels and interests. From barbershop to Grecian melodies, Sephardic music to Afro-Colombian sounds, songwriting to polyrhythm.

90-Minute Workshops

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ANTHEA SIDIROPOULOS

A session of unforgettable Grecian melodies

SONGS FROM THE OLIVE GROVE
IAKI VALLEJO
COLOMBIAN SONGS
AND RHYTHMS

Develop and deepen your connection to your own natural resonance, presence and authority.

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KOFI KUNKPE
RHYTHMS
OF THE VOLTA

Explore the rhythms, sounds and rich diversity of history and culture of the Volta Region of Ghana.

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STELLA SAVY
FREEDOM ROAD PLUS

A sneak peak into the songs from Freedom Road: The Story of Gospel, and some of Stella's other musical gems.

Choirs Stream

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YARRA GOSPEL

Inspiring arrangements of traditional gospel songs and spirituals

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MACEDONIAN WOMEN'S CHOIR

Bringing the richness of Macedonian traditions to Australian audiences

ZING!

Dutch songs from folksongs to cabaret, hip-hop to waltzes, XVI Century oldies to children's songs...

VOX CHOPS

Intricate harmonies with repertoire covering barbershop, bebop, doo wop, soul and neo soul.

BONNIE SMITH &
RIA SOEMARDJO
THE VOICE IN RHYTHM

Explore the cross cultural elements of vocal tone qualities using circle singing, vocal river and TakeTina.

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SELLO MOLEFI
VOICE

Call and response will divide singers in to two choirs who will ultimately come full circle to create one VOICE.

XIMENA ABARCA
SONGS OF THE WORLD

Classic tunes from three of the great romance languages of the world: Spanish, French, or Portuguese. 

Concerts

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MAKEPESI

Led by Valanga Khoza, Makepesi is a Melbourne based 5-piece South African a cappella group, singing contemporary and traditional South African songs.

OPENING CONCERT: 7:00pm FRIDAY APRIL 30
TICKETS INCLUDED WITH FESTIVAL PASS
OR SOLD INDIVIDUALLY $35/$25
LUNCHTIME CHOIRS CONCERT

Beautiful choirs perform outdoors in the Abbotsford Convent's idyllic Heritage Gardens

HERITAGE GARDENS: 1:00pm SATURDAY MAY 1
FREE