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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 490 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!


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

Sunday 6 September 2015
Embrace Life Festival [click for website]
UNSW Roundhouse, Anzac Parade, Kensington

Saturday 12 September 2015
Our Land, Our Water, Our Future [click for website]
 Lane Cove Plaza, between Longueville Rd & Burns Bay Rd

Sunday 13 September 2015
 Joint Concert with Leichhardt Wind Orchestra [click for website]
 Leichhardt Town Hall, Leichhardt


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