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Ecopella celebrates its 20th year of causing harmony to the environment!

Ecopella is an environmental choir that sings about the beauty of our world and the struggle to protect it from exploitation and degradation. The choir "causes harmony to the environment" by providing activists and audiences with topical a cappella singing at a high standard. Our strong environmental message encourages positive change in people's thoughts and actions, and we offer support to a wide variety of green organisations.

Founded in 1998 by musical director Miguel Heatwole, Ecopella spread from its base in Sydney to form branches in the Blue Mountains, Illawarra, Southern Highlands, Canberra and the Central Coast as well. We have 682 performances to our credit, embracing a wide range of events: benefit concerts, protests, campaign launches, community gatherings and folk festivals.

You might expect a choir that sings about the environment to be a gloomy ensemble, but Ecopella's sense of fun fills each performance with positive and satirical messages. Even when the mood becomes serious the beauty and solemnity of the music is uplifting. Many of the pieces are original compositions and most of the arrangements are ours also. Stylistically our influences include folk, classical, popular songs, and occasionally jazz.

The choir welcomes new members and opportunities to perform. Although we accept payment, we often donate or discount our services to unfunded community organisations. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you would like to sing with us, or us to sing for you!

Ecopella at Gibbergunyah Reserve, 2017

Hear us live!

Saturday 19 May 2018
Four Seasons Nature Night - Kariong Eco Garden [click for website]
Kariong Eco Garden
Dandaloo St Kariong (cnr Woy Woy Rd)

Sunday 20 May 2018
Umina Markets [click for website]
Peninsula Recreational Precinct, Sydney Ave
2257 Umina Beach
10:30am & 12:15pm

Saturday 26 May 2018
Troubadour Folk Club - [click for website] - support for MaD aDaM [click for website]
The Boulevarde, Woy Woy
2pm for workshop, 7pm for concert

Sunday 14 October 2018
Woytopia [click for website]
Woy Woy South Public School, Waterloo Ave, Woy Woy
9:00am - 3pm [our time slot t.b.c]


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