The Choir sang at Federation Square, Melbourne, as part of the ‘Dying to Know Day’ held in the Atrium on Tuesday 8th August 2017 – Follow the link for further information.
The following link is to the radio programme – ABC Life Matters with Amanda Smith on RN in regard to their story on the Melbourne Threshold Choir aired on 11th April 2017 – The Threshold Choir sing for people who are on the threshold of life and death in intensive care and palliative care units.
The story and image by Fiona Pepper – ABC Radio Melbourne
A more in-depth story on the Melbourne Threshold Choir by Fiona Pepper of the ABC can be found here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-04-11/threshold-choir-providing-comfort-for-those-close-to-death/8430862
The following link to the Article: ‘Dying for beginners: Cory Taylor on facing death with honesty’ can be found on the ABC website and appeared online on Wednesday 6 July 2016 – This article will lead you to an audio of an interview conducted by Richard Fidler from the ABC with Cory Taylor at her home on 30th June 2016.
The Melbourne Threshold Choir were invited to sing at Western Health on Wednesday 30th July, 2014 for Footscray Hospital’s 60 Days of Art.
In 2015 the Choir were invited to Western Health to participate in a pilot project within Arts and Health – the choir visited the Palliative Care ward and Intensive Care Unit at the Sunshine Hospital to sing – The Choir was invited to return in 2016.
This year in 2017, the Choir will continue to sing regularly at Western Health in the Palliative Care ward and Intensive Care Unit and also at the bedside when there is a request to do so.
The following link is from the Indianapolis Threshold Choir – this Presentation beautifully explains the heartfelt work of the Threshold choir. Our thanks to the Indianapolis Threshold Choir for allowing us to use this presentation.
The following link is to an interview with Sally Brakha, Director of the Melbourne Threshold choir on Joy 94.9FM on 21st September 2014