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November 19, 2014
Creativity Australia is honoured to have been named a finalist in the Melbourne Awards for the second year running. We were recognised in the Contribution to Community by a Community Organisation category, which celebrates projects or activities that enhance people’s lives and wellbeing in the City of Melbourne.
Click here to read about the other esteemed nominees and winners, including the Melbourne International Jazz Festival, the Melbourne City Mission and Artistic Director of the Australian Shakespeare Company Glenn Elston.
Pictured: Founder and Chair Tania de Jong AM and Executive Director Ross Maher at the 2014 Melbourne Awards.
October 15, 2014
Congratulations to all choirs, conductors, volunteers and staff on a wonderful With One BIG Voice concert at Melbourne Town Hall on Sunday 12 October.
The show featured songs such as Bohemian Rhapsody, Let It Go from Disney’s Frozen, The Carpenters’ Sing A Song and much, much more.
The winners of Sing for Spring were announced by The Hon. Ted Baillieu MLA and there was a special guest appearance by Sing for Spring Ambassadors The Pacific Belles.
October 13, 2014
Congratulations to the winners of Sing for Spring 2014! The winners were announced by the Hon. Ted Baillieu MLA at yesterday’s With One BIG Voice concert at the Melbourne Town Hall.
While not everyone could be named a winner, our team was delighted and inspired by every single entry to Sing for Spring and we can’t wait for next year!
Thank you to everyone involved for sharing the joy of song and supporting the future of the With One Voice program. With your support, we were thrilled to raised more than $20,000.
BEST PRIMARY SCHOOL SING
Silkwood School’s Hummingbird Choir – ‘Beat and Holler’
BEST HIGH SCHOOL SING
Tintern Schools – ‘Geronimo’
BEST WORKPLACE SING
Dattner Grant Team – ‘Three Blind Mice’
BEST FAMILY SING
Levi & Yvette – ‘Killing Me Softly’
MOST ENTERTAINING SING
Class of ’91 – ‘Bust A Move’
Magic Of Music – ‘Doe A Deer’
MOST INSPIRING SING
The AFL Peace Team – ‘National Anthem’
MOST DIVERSE SING
World Singing Day International – ‘We Sing’
MOST VOTES and BEST UNIVERSITY SING
ICTE University of Queensland Chorus – ‘Lean On Me’
MOST DONATIONS RAISED
With One Voice Ashburton for their original song ‘The Joy of Song’
The fundraising efforts of this choir have been extraordinary. Not only has the choir created a CD of original music, they’ve been selling chocolates and running sausage sizzles to support the future of their choir. With One Voice Ashburton, we are blown away by your efforts.
Ian Baillieu, Lady Southey AC, Tania de Jong AM and The Hon. Ted Baillieu MLA at the With One BIG Voice concert.
Sing for Spring is a community singing project for a great cause. Families, workplaces, schools, community groups, sports teams… everybody is welcome. A nursery rhyme, campfire sing-along, office karaoke… the sky’s the limit!
Communities that sing together can help beat loneliness and isolation, mental illness, cultural tension, unemployment and more. So let’s share the joy of song every day!