Join a Choir or Orchestra

Communal music making inspires connection, shared leadership, and deep spiritual awe for the beauty that transforms our days and opens our hearts. Join one of these many musical groups hosted at St George’s and led by our dear friend and acclaimed musical director, Kim Kirkman.

Join the Sunday music team or one of the many community choirs and ensembles hosted at St George’s.

 If you are interested in joining in, contact  Kim on 0431 560 929 or  [email protected]

Music Director: Kim Kirkman

After originally training as a violist (B Mus), Kim moved to voice (Post Grad Dip) and became co-owner, musical director and member of The Ten Tenors. He taught strings, composition, conducting, music technology and voice at the Central Queensland Conservatorium of Music, CQ University from 2004 to 2012. Kim currently lives on the Sunshine Coast and conducts the Inspiration Choir, Inspiration Project Choir, Caloundra Community Choir, the Caloundra Chorale and Caloundra Cay Choir and is in high demand as an adjudicator and vocal workshop leader. Kim gives over 100 performances a year either as a conductor, singer, violinist or harpist.

Taize Music Choir

A chamber choir meeting weekly with Kim Kirkman to learn the contemplative chants and sacred songs from the Taize and Evensong traditions and performing at services on the first Sunday of the month February to November. You don’t need to read music and it’s free! Come along and join us! Tuesdays 2pm recommencing January 30th. No charge.

Inspiration Choir

Would you like to sing again, or even for the first time? Come along and join Inspiration Choir. The choir, directed by Kim Kirkman, is a very friendly group open to everyone. No experience necessary. We rehearse on Thursdays between 9.00-10.30am at St George’s Anglican Church, 2 Walkers Drive, Maleny. All learning materials provided. Rehearsals cost $10.

Inspiration Project Choir

Inspiration Project Choir specialise in baroque performance practice. The choir has performed at Woodford Folk Festival to standing ovations, twice. Some experience is required to sing in this choir however there are no auditions. The choir meets weekly at St George’s Anglican Church, 2 Walkers Drive, Maleny on Thursdays from 11.00-12.30pm. Cost is $10 per rehearsal.

Hinterland String Orchestra

Would you like to play violin. Viola, cello or double bass again in a friendly string orchestra? Hinterland String Orchestra, directed by Kim Kirkman play an expansive repertoire, from renaissance through to the latest movie themes – we will play it! All abilities catered for. We regular perform with the Caloundra Community and Inspiration Choirs as well as give our own concerts. We rehearse on Tuesdays between 3.30-4.45pm at the St George’s Anglican Church, 2 Walkers Drive, Maleny. Cost is $10 per rehearsal.

Seeking Accompanists!

We are seeking pianists, harpists, organists or guitarists to enhance the beauty of our Sunday morning gatherings. We can offer a regular teaching space for your music lessons or other rehearsals in exchange for your accompaniment on a Sunday morning. If you are able If you can assist or know someone who can, please let us know!

 If you are interested in joining in, contact Kim on 0431 560 929 or [email protected]

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