Oriana Choir: A Weekend with Graham Abbott — workshop

Oriana Choir: A Weekend with Graham Abbott — workshop

Oriana Arts Inc. is hosting their second annual choral singing workshop, A Weekend with Graham Abbott.

Graham Abbott has been Conductor-in-Residence at the Elder Conservatorium of Music Adelaide, Musical Director of Adelaide Philharmonia Chorus, Associate Conductor of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Musical Director of Melbourne Chorale, and Guest Chorus Master for the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

A respected music educator, Graham was producer and presenter of the highly successful Keys To Music series on ABC Classic FM from 2003 – 2017.

Music to be workshopped includes choruses from Handel’s Messiah and Mendelssohn’s Elijah.

Please note: this event is excluded from the subscriber discount. Event on sale until Wednesday 23rd August at 11.59pm. DOOR SALES are available at the event. 

Community concert

A ticketed community concert will be held at the end of the workshop on Sunday 27 August to showcase the weekend’s efforts. If you’re unable to make it for the workshop, please join us for this performance instead.

Creative Team

  • Hosted by Oriana Arts Inc. and Oriana Choir
  • Led by Graham Abbott
  • Accompanied by Fay Baker

Important Information

  • Ample on-site parking.
  • Bring snacks, drinks and lunch. Tea and coffee provided. Limited cafes/food outlets nearby.
  • Links to rehearsal tracks and sheet music will be provided to all those registered to attend.
  • Group discounts apply, so choirs and ensembles are encouraged to gather their members for a memorable weekend of singing.

“Singers of any ability are encouraged to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity with an incredibly talented and inspiring conductor.”

Oriana President, Melissa Innes


Image credit: courtesy of Oriana Arts Inc.

Visual Content Rating
50: This is a live music workshop and includes some dialogue.

Any other access requirements
We welcome all audiences to Horizon Festival and strive to make every event and performance as accessible as possible.

We are always open to discussing your individual requirements to assist wherever possible. If you’d like to speak to someone about your access requirements, please contact us during business hours at (07) 5475 7272 or horizon@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au.

Wheelchair Accessibility
This venue is accessible to people who use wheelchairs.

Accessible bathrooms are available on site.

Level Access
This venue is level access throughout without needing to use a lift to rehearsal space.

This venue and all seating within the Performance Hall is level access. We suggest booking seats close to an aisle for further ease of access.

For further information contact Stella Maris Catholic Primary School.

Suitable for all ages.

This event is presented as part of Horizon Festival 2023, the Sunshine Coast’s leading multi-arts festival. Get lost in 10 days of must-see art, music, culture events and more, from the coast to the hinterland.

How to get there

Oriana Choir: A Weekend with Graham Abbott — workshop

Stella Maris Catholic Primary School / Maroochydore / Kabi Kabi Country