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Ecopella celebrates its 20th Anniversary on Sunday 25th March!  [see below]

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 661 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 24 March 2018
Time To Choose Rally [click for website]
11am at Martin Place, the to Parliament House, then to Prince Alfred Park at 1:40pm

Sunday 25 March 2018
Ecopella's 20th Anniversary & launch of Green Footprints CD [click for website]
Newtown Neighbourhood Centre, 1 Bedford Street, Newtown

Friday 30 March 2018
National Folk Festival - launch of Green Footprints CD [click for website]
Flute And Fiddle venue, National Folk Festival, EPIC, Canberra
9pm - 9:30pm

Sunday 8 April 2018
Benefit Concert for Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group [click for website]
Mid Mountains Community Centre, Lawson


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