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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 719 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 Careys Cave, 2018



Hear us live!


Tuesday 19 February 2019
'Everything for Seniors' Day [click for website]
St Ives Community Hall - 10am to 3pm
Ecopella: noon - 12:30pm

Sunday 24 February 2019
Rally for National Parks - Blue Mts Conservation Society [click for website]
TBA
3pm

Wednesday 22 May 2019
Lomond Acoustica [click for website]
225 Nicholson St, Brunswick East, VIC
8pm

Friday 24 May 2019
House Concert - benefit for Climate Action []
 

Saturday 25 May 2019
Ceres Markets [click for website]
Stewart St & Roberts St, Brunswick East, VIC
10am

Sunday 26 May 2019
Ecopella and Living Out Loud in concert [click for website]
The Oratory, Abbotsford Convent
1 St Heliers St, Abbotsford, VIC
3pm tbc

Friday 4 October 2019
Learning, Citizenship and Activism for Sustainability Conference [click for website]
 Sutherland Shire Entertainment Centre
30 Eton St, Sutherland
Ecopella to sing at the conference dinner



 





 

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