Jan 2018

Summer School – Jan 2018

Sunday Jan 14th - Sunday Jan 21st


The total cost for each applicant is $1,000. For this amount, participants will receive;

  • Seven nights accommodation
  • Three meals a day
  • Free WIFI at the accommodation site
  • All sheet music required for the duration of the Summer School
  • Two individual 30 minute singing lessons with a national specialist in the developing voice
  • Seven days of immersive rehearsals and workshops with core members of Perth’s Choral Scene
  • Guest masterclasses with several of Perth’s leading choral specialists
  • Performances at 4 iconic Perth locations

To apply, please complete this form with details for the applicant themselves. Once you click the Enrol button, please enter details for the name of the cardholder who is paying. Once submitted, you will be charged $100 for a deposit to attend the course. The remainder will be due in full one month before the course begins. Full terms and conditions are available here.

The Applicant

1 Student accommodation is to be offered in two separate formats, the first of which being single whole room accommodation within the same gender. The second is limited shared accommodation with one other PCI Summer School member of the same gender. Applicants who are successfully awarded shared accommodation will be offered a 25% discount on the cost of the course – only paying a total cost of $750. Please note that there are only eight spaces for this shared accommodation, and these will be awarded on a first come, first served basis.


Participants will be accommodated in the historically beautiful surroundings of St George’s College UWA. All rehearsals and singing lessons will take place in the College buildings, including the Chapel, Music Rooms and Dining Hall.

St George’s is located directly opposite UWA and between the Swan River and King’s Park. Its original buildings and chapel, in the Victorian Gothic Revival style, represent one of the most attractive and important precincts of historical buildings in Western Australia. The College also features heritage-listed gardens.

The College is an Anglican foundation that was established pursuant to a major bequest by Sir Winthrop Hackett, the first Chancellor of The University of Western Australia, who died in 1916.

All meals for the duration of the Summer School will be provided by the catering staff at St George’s College, and participants will also have access to the College WIFI.


St Paul's Chapel, JSCACS, Mirabooka
Choral Evensong, Wed 17th, 5:00 pm

An introduction to the role that music plays in the Anglican tradition of Evensong; a service consisting of 30 minutes of choral singing that concludes with a small number of spoken prayers.

Full Choir
Christ Church, Claremont
PCI Gala Concert, Fri Jan 19th, 7:00 pm

As part of the Christ Church 125 celebrations, the PCI Choir and Consorts will perform a selection of Opera, Jazz, Broadway and Contemporary choral works. A drinks reception will follow the performance in the Church Hall. Tickets can be purchased at here

St Mary's Cathedral Perth
St Mary's Cathedral, Perth
Vigil Mass, Sat Jan 20th, 6:00 pm

An evening Catholic Mass which will feature Gregorian Chant, A Capella motets and other sacred choral music.

St George's Cathedral Perth
St George's Cathedral, Perth

Choral Evensong, Sun Jan 21st, 5:00 pm

Celebratory music of the highest caliber will precede a champagne reception on the parvis outside the cathedral.