The inaugural Brisbane International Singers Festival commences next Friday 3rd June at the State Library of Queensland!!!

CarolineK | 27-May-2016
A weekend full of workshops, rehearsals, performances, learning and friendship. This starts with a screening of Beyond Hard Knocks, which follows on from the original 'Choir of Hard Knocks' documentary. 8pm next Friday 3rd June at The Edge, State Library of Queensland. Fabulous performances and opportunities across the weekend...... STREET REQUIEM in memory of those who have died on the streets. Saturday 4th June. NO EXCUSES! Singing out against domestic violence and PUTTIN' ON THE RITZ with Kirby Shaw Sunday 5th June. Come and be part of it!!! An unforgettable experience, not just a festival. Proudly presented by the School of Hard Knocks. Details at http://schoolofhardknocks.org.au/sohk/event/brisbane-international-singers-festival-bisf/ Proceeds will support the School of Hard Knocks - Empowering Through The Arts and its provision of arts and cultural programs to the marginalised and vulnerable. #BISF16
Address: Brisbane CBD
Date: 3-5 June 2016
Ticket: Various. Pls check website for details.
Buy / Ticket: http://schoolofhardknocks.org.au/sohk/event/brisbane-international-singers-festival-bisf/
Web: http://schoolofhardknocks.org.au/sohk/event/brisbane-international-singers-festival-bisf/
EMail: bisf@schoolofhardknocks.org.au
Call: 0417 075 053
Festival singers

Beyond Hard Knocks Documentary Screening

Friday 3rd June 2016, 8pm

All tickets $10
The Edge, State Library of Queensland,
Stanley Place South Bank

Saturday Session for conductors, music teachers and singers
Saturday 4th June 2016, 2:30 "“ 5pm

Learn from the masters: Dr Kirby Shaw (USA), Dr Jonathon Welch and Dr Kathleen McGuire "“ all renowned conductors and musicians.
Adult $60 / Concession / children U16 $45
The Edge, State Library of Queensland, Stanley Place, South Brisbane

Street Requiem: In memory of those who have died on the street
Saturday 4th June 2016, 8pm

Street Requiem is a new choral work that aims to bring a sense of peace, remembrance and hope to many communities, struggling to come to terms with street violence and a loss of safety on our streets.

Adult $25 / Concession / children U16 $18
St Andrew's Uniting Church,
Cnr Ann and Creek Streets, Brisbane

Festival Finale Concert "“ No Excuses! & Puttin' on the Ritz
Sunday 5th June 2016, 3pm

Described by the Big West Festival as "an emotional and ultimately triumphant journey of strength and hope". NO EXCUSES! is a project of the School of Hard Knocks which focuses on family violence and domestic abuse, with real stories of struggle alongside those of inspirational resilience as shared by women from Melbourne's western suburbs.

Puttin' on the Ritz "“ with legendary Kirby Shaw
Kirby, the legendary master of popular, jazz and swing choral music will conduct his own arrangements in 'Puttin' on the Ritz'.

Adult $25 / Concession / children U16 $18
Valmai Pidgeon Performing Arts Centre, Somerville House
17 Graham Street, South Brisbane

Book online at
http://schoolofhardknocks.org.au/sohk/event/brisbane-international-singers-festival-bisf/
Enquiries 0417 075 053

Proceeds will support the School of Hard Knocks - Empowering Through The Arts and its provision of arts and cultural programs to the marginalised and vulnerable.
Special offer
Buy a ticket to Street Requiem and the Festival Finale concert and receive a FREE ticket to the Beyond Hard Knocks screening.

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