Sheet Music and Music Files
Choral Public Domain Library
http://www.cpdl.org – this site offers the largest range of free (public domain) choral sheet music. The music is in PDF format.
Free Sheet Music Library
http://sheetmusiconline.net/Domain_Music/Choral – also has a large amount of free choral sheet music available and is a useful alternative when the Choral Public Domain Library is overloaded (such as just before Christmas).
http://cyberbass.com – offers free downloads of a good range of choral pieces in MIDI file format for all voice parts.
http://www.cipoo.net – offers free downloads of some choral pieces in either PDF, MIDI or MP3s.
Free Sheet Music
http://www.findfreesheetmusic.com/pages/Choral/ – whilst this site does not offer free sheet music as such, it does list websites where you can get free choral music and gives a brief description and rating.
Musica Virtual Choral Library
http://www.musicanet.org/en/cherchen.htm – an extensive library of choral pieces, composers and publishers which is searchable. No free downloads but is a useful source of choral-related information.
Performance and General Interest
Douglas Boyd conducting Beethoven 9
Other Musical Groups
The Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra
The Australian National Choral Association
Melbourne University Choral Society
The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
International Federation For Choral Music (IFCM)
The IFCM was founded in 1982 for the purpose of facilitating communication and exchange between choral musicians throughout the world. Through its world and regional symposia, conducting master classes, World Youth Choir, Choral Music Database (Musica), ChoralNet website, World Choral Census, International Choral Bulletin, World Day of Choral Singing and many other projects, IFCM is fulfilling its purpose.
The Royal School Of Church Music (RSCM)
RSCM Australia is a national ecumenical church-music association that aims to assist and encourage all who are concerned with church music in Australia. Formed in 1995 by the federation of the Australian branches of The Royal School of Church Music, it was officially launched in January 1999.
Australian Choral Conductors Education And Training (ACCET)
ACCET provides conductor training, voice and repertoire information. Also, ACCET runs an annual Summer School in Melbourne for choral conductors at all skill levels: from beginner to advances
AMCOS grants licences for the reproduction (copying) of musical works APRA administers the Performing Rights in music. These are the rights that, under the modern language of copyright, are those of performance in public and communication to the public
Music Council Of Australia (MCA)
Promotes the advancement of Australian musical life in all its aspects by assisting musicians and music organisations to pursue their objectives
Australian Music Centre (AMC)
A place on the internet to find out about Australian composers and their music. Provider of information, publications and scores relating to Australian music
Australian National Association Of Teachers Of Singing (ANATS)
ANATS is a professional association dedicated to serving all those who teach singing in Australia.
Australian Society Of Music Educators (ASME)
ASME was established in 1967. Its establishment followed discussions between nationwide representatives after the successful UNESCO Conference on Music Education held in Sydney in July 1965. The purpose of ASME is to encourage and advance music education at all levels as an integral part of general education and community life, and as a profession within the broad field of music.