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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 698 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!

Wednesday 22 August 2018
Cook's River Alliance Public Meeting [click for website]
Strathfiled Town Hall
65 Homebush Rd, Strathfield

Saturday 8 September 2018
Carey's Cave Concert- a Rise Up for Climate Event [click for website]
Wee Jasper
33 kms from Yass

Saturday 22 September 2018
Alive Plant Based Festival [click for website]
Kibble park, William St, Gosford, 2250, NSW
11am, 12:30pm & 2pm

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]

Thursday 8 November 2018
Sutherland Acoustic [click for website]
Tradies Gymea, 57 Manchester Road North, Gymea NSW
7:30pm $10 entry


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