Practice files available…

If you were at Choir on Tuesday you will be looking for practice files to learn the lovely “Comes Love” ready for Jazz club performance. If you plan to join us check out the song under repertoire.

See you next Tuesday 6th December – 7.30pm start. Don’t forget to confirm if you are coming to Jazz by next rehearsal. See options in previous post.

PLUS – here are some community singing events that might interest you:

  1. SING for a CURE

2. And an invitation from the Empire Theatre:

Next year we are inviting the fabulous Jonathon Welch to Toowoomba to conduct workshops and rehearsals for a Combined Community Choir Project and I wanted you all to be the first to hear about it!

End of Year rehearsals & events

Here is what is happening to end our Choirbolical year!

Tuesday 29th – this coming Tuesday rehearsal 7.30pm (ready for Jazz club). Find a Jazz Club attendance form at the door – we need to let the organisers know our numbers a few days before. Options: 1. Coming only for performance (no charge) 8.15pm (warm up 8pm in carpark if fine) ; 2. Staying the whole evening (discounted $15) ; or 3. + additional friends or family attending for the evening (discounted $15). Marion will forward the tentative numbers Dec 2nd and confirm after 6th (text 0419718297 if you can’t make rehearsal but intend coming)

Tuesday 6th Dec – rehearsal 7.30pm – Final numbers for Jazz club.

Friday 9th Dec – JAZZ CLUB performance. 8:15pm (8pm warm up in the carpark if fine!) We are the ‘interval act’ for an evening of Jazz music by the Paul Hendon band – Rhythm Plus. N.B. the new venue: RINK 46 – formerly Drayton Bowls Club – crn Gipps and Ball St Drayton. Music starts at 7:30pm. Excellent meals are available from 5:30pm. Choir music – Lovely Day & Wonderful World +…

Tuesday 20th Dec – Final Choir night – 6.00pm for Drinks & bring a plate to share. 7:00pm Sing for ourselves – finishing the year with a sing through selected repertoire from the past year or two. Family & friends welcome to join us.

Rehearsal this Tuesday and events

This coming Tuesday 15th Nov 7.30-8.30 will be a rehearsal with Eligh running us through current repertoire (Morgan is away). This is in preparation for our Jazz Club performance on December 9th.

CONCERT: Australia Voices are once again in Toowoomba this coming Saturday 19th Nov. 3pm and Margaret Muller will be there. A concert not to be missed!! Tickets are at the door or check out here:

PODCAST: Astrid couldn’t help mentioning us Choirbolical’s in a recent podcast so check this out too:

‘Pub Choir — beer, singing and Kate Bush’ with the ABC listen app

ALSO… Rob has kindly edited all our performances from the Spring Sing and put them on YouTube links – so go on over to the Repertoire tab, login and have a watch. THANKYOU Rob!

AND finally…. Voce – the group of people who keep Choirbolical running smoothly will meet at 6.15pm this coming Tuesday to begin preparations for 2023. If you think you would like to be part of VOCE in 2023 please feel free to come along.

Rehearsal this Tuesday

Wow what a performance we put on at our 21st concert and hope you enjoyed a full weekend of singing!
This Tuesday 1st Nov is a regular rehearsal with Morgan 7.15pm for 7.30 start. Just 4 rehearsals until our Jazz Club performance on Friday Dec 9th (pop it on your calendar).
Enjoy the fine weather and sunshine at last – puts a happy song in your soul:)

If you are reading this today Tuesday – there is a new piece of music under repertoire.

Spring Sing is here!!

CONCERT – Sunday 23rd at 2.30pm – invite friends and family – it’s FREE and we will love an audience at our concert that follows the workshops with James Cuskelly & Astrid. Registration link for the workshop is open till Tuesday or register at the door on the day.

Sunday Venue – City Golf Club 254 South Street Toowoomba

Saturday for past & present Choirbolicals – Note change of venue to St Stephens opp. the Empire from 12.30pm. Full programs are listed under EVENTS tab.

Reminder – this Tuesday 18th is a regular rehearsal 7.15pm for 7.30pm start @ DeMolay,

Register now!!!

Know someone who likes to sing? Pass this on….everyone is welcome to come for a day of community singing with two extraordinary musical directors:

James Cuskelly (

& Astrid Jorgensen

Sunday 23rd Oct -we are looking forward to a great day so help us finalise registrations by this Friday. (Some on-the-day registrations are also available)

CONCERT starts 2.30pm – all welcome

See further details under the Events tab.

Rehearsals – Spring Sing

After a great rehearsal on Tuesday, we are nearly there with our mammoth effort to learn old but new repertoire. Hope you can join us for these final rehearsals.

Sunday 9/10 4pm – in Botanical Gardens near cannon (check here at 2pm for update if rain is likely)

Tuesday 11/10 7pm-8.30pm East Creek Neighbourhood Centre Kitchener Street (blue house) Eligh will be there to accompany us.

Tuesday 18/11 7.15pm for 7.30pm start with Morgan

SATURDAY 22nd October – Our rehearsals and 21st birthday party. 12.30pm @ St Stephens UC opposite Empire (new venue) with Morgan, Tess, Margaret, and Astrid. Time to polish all our pieces ready for SPRING SING concert the following day.

Have you registered yet? Fill out this form to register for our SPRING SING (23rd Oct) and tick the last question if you are a past or current Choirbolical singer who would like to join our Saturday party and sing some or all of the repertoire at the concert!

PROGRAMS for both days are located under EVENTS tab

MUSIC & some practice files can be found under REPERTOIRE tab. (Ave Verum music has been added) Also a new doc with our concert program and lyrics if you wish to download.

Interested in learning more about Pemulway? See:

Rehearsals reminder

Update: will take our chances with the weather and try for a park practice @4pm 🙂
Sunday 4pm rehearsal – do-it-ourselves, in the Botanical Gardens near the cannon. Check the website if it is raining (a cancellation will not be emailed, just an updated post on the website.)

Tuesday 4th October – 7pm @ DeMolay. We will start with a virtual rehearsal with Margaret. The music is under repertoire – look for ‘Margaret’s Choice’. This will be followed by a rehearsal of other music with Morgan. Just a few rehearsals to go till our Spring Sing Concert and celebration on Oct 22/23

Extra Rehearsals

A quick reminder that there is an extra rehearsal with Morgan tonight (Tues 27th) 7pm at East Creek Neighbourhood Centre.

Sunday ‘do-it-ourselves’ rehearsals will be held the following two Sundays Oct 2nd & 9th @ 4pm. Meet at the cannon in the Botanical Gardens (Campbell St side) or look around for where we find a spot. If it is raining on the day check the website for updates.

Practice Files, Extra Rehearsal & News

There are many practice files – music and audio under our Repertoire tab. These include our little recordings we made after the great rehearsal last week with Tess, and the music for A Million Nightingales is now there.

Morgan is available for an extra rehearsal coming up this coming Tuesday 27th 7pm for those who can make it. VENUE – EAST CREEK Neighbourhood Centre – Kitchener Street between James & Herries (parking available). This is a new venue we will try for additional rehearsals.

Don’t forget to check out Eligh’s musical – tickets available;

Happy Spring Sing Rehearsing.