Tag Archives: Adamstown Arts

Sing Along – Sun, Moon and Stars

Sing Along in the Dungeon on 9th November marks the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing with favourite songs about the Moon, Sun and Stars. Philip Sketchley plays piano and all words are provided.

This year, we have remembered the first Moon Landing 50 years ago, and the Sing Along on 9th November will mark this anniversary with favourite songs about the Moon, Sun and Stars. (Fly Me to the Moon, Let the Sun Shine In, Moon River, Catch a Falling Star, By the Light of the Silvery Moon, You are my Lucky Star, Old Devil Moon, Blue Moon, You are my Sunshine and many more). Enjoy the nostalgic pleasure of singing around the piano, with Philip Sketchley and local singers keeping all in tune. All words are provided, and afternoon tea completes the delightful event.

Tickets at the door are $10 and include afternoon tea, with proceeds to Camp Breakaway, providing respite care for people with severe disabilities and their families.

Playing to CONNECT! – InterPlay afternoon with Trish Watts

InterPlay ® is a community arts practice releasing joy through voice, movement, story and stillness. Come for some energising fun and bring a friend! Trish Watts is an experienced improviser, singer and InterPlay Leader with a passionate desire to see individuals and communities come alive in play. Cost: $25/20 conc. Bookings – email Rod at… Continue Reading

Songs of New Life and Hope – Workshop with Heather Price

Join us for this lively workshop featuring our Musician in Residence, Heather Price’s latest album of congregational music – ‘Full of the Spirit’. Come and contribute your ideas and leave with hope and inspiration! Singing is a form of communication that predates language, it is a way that animals and humans alike identify as a… Continue Reading

Russian Rehab

The Barbarians play Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with soloist Tanya Hall, plus music by Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich and Winehouse. Conductor Lachlan Snow. A fundraiser for Musica Viva in Schools. The Barbarians are a group of medical professionals and invited professional musicians from the Hunter and beyond who have been performing since 1991. Our credo… Continue Reading

An Afternoon of International Song

Newcastle City Choir Inc under the experienced and transforming baton of Leanne Sampson will present songs from their new repertoire. Be captivated and surprised by beautiful harmonies from composers as diverse as Verdi and Byrd, Saint-Saens and Bortinianski, Dvorak and Mozart. Sunday 15th September 2pm / Adamstown Uniting Church Tickets at the door. Adult $20.00… Continue Reading

Bach to Bartók – Piano Recital

Local pianist Hannah Gibbons performs a licentiate program on the Adamstown Uniting Church grand piano. This recital features major keyboard works from every musical period from the baroque to the 20th century with works by Bach, Mozart, Chopin, Debussy and Bartók Hannah is a well known Newcastle musician who plays the piano, trombone and euphonium.… Continue Reading

Sophie Aked – A Recital

An eclectic recital featuring music from the 17th century until the present day. The program will be presented chronologically, and feature music from Purcell, Mozart, Dvorak, Strauss and Cole Porter. Sophie Aked has been performing professionally around the hunter for the last four years as a contemporary and jazz singer. In 2017 she graduated from… Continue Reading

We’ll Meet Again – Newcastle concert

A celebration in music to support Owen’s studies abroad. In October, Newcastle-born singer, composer and pianist Owen Elsley is heading to the University of Cambridge to commence his studies in music and to sing with the Choir of King’s College. To help raise funds for this once in a lifetime opportunity, join Owen and his… Continue Reading

Earth Guardians Movie Night – Before the Flood

Earth Guardians are hosting their second movie night on the last Friday of August. We will be Screening “Before the Flood”. ‘Before the Flood, presented by National Geographic, features Leonardo DiCaprio on a journey as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, travelling to five continents and the Arctic to witness climate change firsthand. He goes… Continue Reading

Fire & Grace – Folk & Baroque

Fire & Grace is an eclectic collaboration between Grammy Award-winning guitarist William Coulter and violinist Edwin Huizinga. This unique duo explores the connective musical elements of classical, folk, and contemporary traditions from around the world. Fire & Grace’s repertoire is vast, ranging from Bach to Vivaldi, tango to Celtic tunes, traditional Bulgarian to American fiddle… Continue Reading

– Our church meets on the traditional lands of the Awabakal people, and we pay our respect to elders both past and present –