About us

The Montague Choristers are a mixed choir based in Narooma on the far South Coast of NSW. The Monties have been singing a wide variety of music for over 25 years, but new members are always welcome. Previous choral experience is not necessary and there are no auditions.  Rehearsals are held in St Paul's Anglican Church Hall in Tilba St Narooma on Mondays, at 7:30 pm. We perform four times a year at the beautiful All Saints' Anglican Church, Bodalla. 

The Monties are currently rehearsing a selection of Christmas music for the Nine Lessons and Carols service at All Saints', Bodalla which is at 7 pm on December 14. This is a traditional Anglican service and includes readings from the gospels and well-loved Christmas carols, as well as choruses from Handel's Messiah, a Magnificat by Henry Purcell and O Magnum Mysterium by Tomas Luis de Victoria. All are welcome.

For more information about our concerts or if you want to join the choir, please contact Musical Director Philip Hartstein on 0417 944266 or President Lada Marcelja on 0439 648414, or email montague.choristers.narooma@gmail.com  You can also find us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/montaguechoristers/

Recent programs under Musical Director Philip Hartstein  have featured the Faure Requiem, Italian and English madrigals, WIlliam Byrd's Mass for Four Voices, as well as sacred music by Victoria, Lassus, Tallis, Handel, Bruckner, Schubert and Rachmaninov, part-songs by Elgar, Mendelssohn and Holst, and folk song arrangements by Brahms, Bartok, Kodaly and Grieg.