The Melbourne Threshold Choir are still active and rehearsing via zoom due to the restrictions associated with 2020 Covid-19 Pandemic.
Please feel free to send along your inquiries via links.
2021 will bring a New Year with the same heart and enthusiasm with our voices and we look forward to being able to once again be amongst those who are in need of comfort through song.
The Choir were invited to sing at the bedside for Laurence at a Care facility in Clarinda, in late December 2019.
The Choir sang at St Vincent’s Hospital, East Melbourne, on various wards, including the Palliative care ward and ICU
in late November 2019.
The Choir were invited to sing by the family for their loved one, at the Austin Hospital Palliative care ward in mid October 2019.
The Choir have been asked to return to St Vincent’s Hospital East Melbourne to sing regularly on various wards, including the palliative card ward and on the occasion below in late May 2019 sang in the foyer of the hospital.
The Choir were invited to sing by the family for their loved one, at Regis Sandringham in early January 2019.
The Choir were invited to sing at
St Vincent’s Hospital
East Melbourne on various wards during December 2018.
The Choir sang a ‘moving musical meditation’ at ‘Unwindings’
A day of mindfulness, meditation and music.
On Saturday the 3rd March 2018 at East Kew Uniting Church.
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 program – 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 in the 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 and 2017.
This year in 2018, the Choir will continue to sing regularly at Western Health, Sunshine Hospital 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