In Concert - Secondary Choral Festival

A dazzling choral and instrumental music showcase featuring Australia’s premier Public Schools Music Ensembles and the Combined Secondary Schools Choir at the beautiful Sydney Town Hall.


How to participate

Applications for 2019 have now closed. For information about 2020 In Concert please contact Elizabeth Scott.


Dates for schools for 2019

Teachers' Workshop (compulsory) - Wednesday 13 February

Sydney Metropolitan Schools Combined Rehearsal 1 - Monday 25 February OR Tuesday 26 February

Sydney Metropolitan Schools Combined Rehearsal 2 - Wednesday 1 May OR Friday 3 May

Performance dates - Monday 20 May or Tuesday 21 May 2019

The participation fee for "In Concert" is $38.50 per student (incl. GST).

As part of The Arts Unit's support of the Department of Education's Rural and Remote Education blueprint for action, we are excited to be able to offer a Participation Subsidy of $20 to students from rural and remote schools to participate in In Concert.

Please note: If interest exceeds available funds, allocation of the Participation Subsidy will be prioritised based on remoteness. Subsidies will be confirmed with acceptance notification.

For information concerning the 2019 Secondary Choral Concert please contact Elizabeth Scott, Music Performance Projects Officer at The Arts Unit, on 8512 1187 or email

Enjoy watching Dies Irae by Mozart from the 2013 In Concert.

Dies Irae - In Concert 2013 from The Arts Unit on Vimeo.