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Buy our music: An Organism Called Earth | Songs In The Key Of Green 

Ecopella is an environmental choir that sings about the beauty of our world and the struggle to protect it from exploitation and destruction. Founded in 1998 by musical director Miguel Heatwole, the choir serves the environment movement by providing activists and audiences with the opportunity of enjoying a very high standard of a cappella singing. The strong environmental message of Ecopella's Save-The-World Music encourages positive change in people's thoughts and actions and offers support to a wide variety of green organisations.

Ecopella originated in Sydney and we now have branches in the Blue Mountains, Illawarra, Southern Highlands, Canberra and the Central Coast as well. We have over 480 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, popular songs, and occasionally jazz.

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!

Ecopella at Wentworth Falls, CSG Protest 2015
photograph by Jan O’Leary

Come hear us!

 

Sunday 23 August 2015
Leichhardt Footprints Ecofestival [click for website]
 Whites Creek Valley Park, Annandale
11:00am

Sunday 23 August 2015
Agent Orange Peace Concert [click for website]
 Whites Creek Valley Park, Annandale
4pm

Wednesday 2 September 2015
AGL has no social license [click for website]
 101 Miller Street, North Sydney
11:30am






 

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