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IT'S BACK ON!


The launch of our 4th CD was twice cancelled by Covid. It's been available as a download for ages (see below, or 'Contact Us' above for details) but now you can hear us deliver its highlights in a live gig!

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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, the Central Coast and Newcastle. We have 861 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, and popular songs.

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!


Buy our albums! 

An Organism Called Earth - Songs In The Key Of Green - Green Footprints - You're Needed Now

You can download albums or individual songs using the links above.

You can also order physical CDs from there, however it's better for Ecopella if you mail order directly from miguel@ecopella.org


Hear us live!  [Click the blue titles for more event information]


Another Taste Of Folk

Sunday 27 August 2023

Bundanoon Uniting Church
4 Church Street, Bundanoon

2:30pm

  

You're Needed Now - album launch

Saturday 9 September 2023

Older Women's Network [all welcome!]
8-10 Victoria St, Newtown

5:30pm - 7:40pm


Loaded Dog Folk Club

Saturday 23 September 2023

79 Johnstone Street, Annandale

7:30pm

[shared bill with Trippple Effect]


Cygnet Folk Festival

Weekend 12th - 14th January 2024

Cygnet, Tasmania