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Freedom Road Bendigo - Rehearsals

After 10 years Freedom Road Bendigo is refreshed and back with some most loved songs and arrangements. Choir enrolments are now open for our first-ever performance at the new and beautiful Ulumbarra Theatre in Bendigo.

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Freedom Road Bendigo - Rehearsals
Freedom Road Bendigo - Rehearsals

Time & Location

19 Mar 2022, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Bendigo, 26 Myers St, Bendigo VIC 3550, Australia

About the Event

The Boîte is bringing Stella Savy and Freedom Road to the beautiful Ulumbarra Theatre in Bendigo. Freedom Road originally staged in 2011 with the Boîte Millennium Chorus and explored the songs of slavery, music that has been the source of hope and inspiration for generations of people. Be part of this un-auditioned choir of over 150 singers working with Stella Savy and a fabulous cohort of supporting artists towards staging a concert at The Ulumbarra Theatre in Bendigo. Supporting artists will include Carl Pannuzzo, Tim Neal, Geoffrey Williams, Barry Deenick, Barry Kay, Dany Fry, and the fabulous Kylie Auldist. Rehearsals will be held in person in Bendigo. They will begin with a weekend workshop  on 26th and 27th March at St Andrews Uniting Church, Bendigo then on Sunday afternoons from 2.00pm -4.30pm (Sunday rehearsals will be available to live stream), culminating in our fabulous concert. Singers from across Victoria are welcome and all rehearsal resources will be available online. Join us to discover gospel music’s rich beginnings in Africa and its journey from plantation work songs, to church and onto the Civil Rights movement.

Freedom Road will dive deep into this genre and celebrate its profound influence on modern-day music, culture, and politics. Secure your spot to be part of this very special event.

If you have any questions please email Susan at susan@boite.com.au The Boîte presents Freedom Road Bendigo Concert: Ulumbarra Theatre, Bendigo Rehearsals:

Weekend intensive March 26th and 27th 2022,

Sunday 2.00pm -4.30pm

April10th

April 24th

May 1st

Saturday intensive May 7th 10.00am-4.30pm

Concert May 8th

Resources are available to learn online so join up until March! https://www.trybooking.com/BSGBW Cost to participate: Full $190 Concession $170 per person.

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