YAV is turning 35!

In 2023, Young Adelaide Voices, South Australia’s Premier choral school, is turning 35! YAV has big dreams which we invite you to help realise. As a community not-for-profit arts organisation with no government funding, YAV’s activities are financially supported solely by chorister’s families and performance fees, supplemented by our many hard-working volunteers and generous donations. So, […] Read More

A Cappella Academy 2023 Announcement

Timothy Wayne-Wright created The A Cappella Academy, which launched globally at UKARIA in April 2022. After the success of this inspiring event, it returns with The Gesualdo Six as Artists-in-Residence and will once again be directed by Tim. Over an intensive five days of teaching, the Adelaide Chamber Singers and Aurora Vocal Ensemble, directed by Christie Anderson, and the Festival Statesmen […] Read More

UKARIA A Cappella Academy 2022 review

  IN DAILY Wayne-Wright worked with four of Adelaide’s best choirs: the Adelaide Chamber Singers and Aurora Vocal Ensemble, both directed by Christie Anderson, ACS2 – a new professional training choir attached to the Adelaide Chamber Singers – directed by Carl Crossin, and the Festival Statesmen Chorus, directed by Jonathan Bligh.   Read More

MACRO Adelaide Festival 2022 reviews

IN DAILY With more than 60 performers, bodies flying across the stage and a score melding choral singers, fiddle, pipes and yidaki, the Adelaide Festival’s official opening spectacular was, indeed, ‘macro’.   Glam Adelaide Rating out of 5: 10. Read More

The Pulse Adelaide Festival 2021 reviews

What? Sixty people on stage? Thirty bodies in close-knit, full-pelt, intimate, sweaty co-operation; another thirty faces with wide open mouths singing their lungs out? This exhilarating spectacle is the stuff of lockdown dreams: a massive embodiment of our primal hunger for community and physical touch. Audience, acrobat and choir fuse into a single organism for […] Read More

Bravo to our YAV Adelaide Festival 2021 Fairies!

Neil Armfield’s production of Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream premiered at the Festival Theatre as the centerpiece of the Adelaide Festival 2021. It featured a choir of fairies from Young Adelaide Voices, directed by Christie Anderson. This was an auditioned group from our Intermediate Choir, Second Concert Choir and First Concert Choir.     Read […] Read More

Launch of the YAV North Giving Circle

Young Adelaide Voices and our extended community and supporters are proud to launch the YAV North Giving Circle and invite you to become a Founding Donor. YAV North Giving Circle – YAV – Young Adelaide Voices Read More

NEW! Introducing the Lipman Karas Inclusion Scholarships

YOUNG ADELAIDE VOICES INCLUSION SCHOLARSHIPS Thanks to the generous support of Lipman Karas, YAV is now offering Inclusion Scholarships. The power of music to promote confidence, social cohesion and positive well being in children is without question.  The YAV Board is keen to ensure as much as possible that all Adelaide children are able to […] Read More

First Concert Choir – Tour to Sydney in 2019

In July 2019 our First Concert Choir will be touring to Sydney as the only invited Australian choir to participate in the Gondwana World Choral Festival and will be performing around the city including in the Sydney Opera House. Read about the amazing event: Gondwana World Choral Festival   Read More

We are seeking new sponsors!

Please get in touch if you know an organisation or business who would be interested in aligning themselves with Adelaide’s premier youth choir and an ambassador for youth arts in South Australia. We can offer performances and publicity in return for investment in our not-for-profit organisation. YAV is a registered charity. Read More