Choir ensembles

Everyone can sing! Music makes us happy, and singing is the most accessible form of making music.
Coffs Con is proud to present our choral ensembles – designed to make you feel good!

Minitones and Microtones

kids learn to sing in a choirSinging is fun, and children benefit enormously from the chance to meet new friends, improve their musical ability and boost their self-esteem and confidence.

Vocal teacher Sara Battery directs two choirs:

  • The Minitones is for children aged 6 – 10
  • The Microtones is for young people aged 11 – 16  

The choirs perform at the Con and other venues through the year.

Rehearsals for The Minitones are on Wednesdays from 4:00pm – 4:30pm
Rehearsals for The Microtones are on Tuesdays from 4:00pm – 4:30pm

Overtones

coffs harobur choir (children and adults)Love singing? Want to develop your musical skills or rediscover your love of music? Come and join the Con’s adult choir.

Experience the joy of singing in three and four-part harmony including a mixture of Contemporary music, World music, with elements of Jazz, Musicals and traditional choral music.

Influences include The Pentatonix, the Idea of North and Pitch Perfect.

Rehearsals for The Overtones are on Mondays from 6:15-7:45

What are the benefits of being in a choir?

Making music exercises the brain as well as the body, but singing is particularly good for improving breathing and posture, and reducing muscle tension. There is also evidence that music helps to sustain a healthy immune system by reducing stress hormones.

What will I learn in a choir?

Choral singing offers the chance to:

  • Learn to read music
  • Learn to sing in harmony
  • Develop self-confidence, concentration and awareness skills
  • Train your voices
  • Improve your performance skills
  • Develop your posture and breathing skills development
  • Connect with other creative minds
  • Experience the joy of music