Be part of the Ukestral Voices Choir!
Jane Jelbart directs this community choir (with a little difference), teaching songs from around the world, as well as gospel, contemporary music and jazz repertoire. We have performed at numerous festivals, including the National Folk Festival in 2014 and 2015.
We offer two opportunities to be a part of Ukestral Voices.
- Friday afternoons – this choir has been going since 2012
- A new session on a Wednesday evening (started March 2017).
There is an emphasis on harmonising, learning vocal parts, improvising and even a bit of percussion. Jane is keen to get the best from your voice and improve your vocal technique, however she is also keen on having fun and making sure everyone enjoys themselves.
This choir has grown out of our ukestras, and people’s enthusiasm for improving their singing skills. However we stand alone as well. People are encouraged to bring a uke to the choir but this is not essential. Did we say we have lots of fun?
Here is some evidence of that.
When and Where?
Attendance is casual and up to you. Even so, we encourage you to be regular and advise us when you cannot get along.
Merewether Uniting Church Hall, 178 Glebe Rd Merewether, NSW
Adamstown Uniting Church Hall (Barnes Room), 228 Brunker Rd, Adamstown NSW
$16 for casual attendance,
$130 prepaid for ten classes taken any time over the year
Contact Jane if you would like to be a part of Ukestral Voices.
The One Song Sing
Check it all out here.
Who is Jane Jelbart?
Jane has been singing and arranging acapella music for nearly 20 years and is a member of the local acapella group Tamarillo. She also teaches 3 ukestras each week, teaches ukulele to children and is the Conductor Extraordinaire of the Ukastle Ukestra at some of their large performances. Jane has played Brazilian, African and Flamenco percussion for years and likes to incorporate these elements into singing.
Jane also performs with Mark Jackson in their duo Jack n Jel.