Who are the Cyrenes?

The Cyrenes is an innovative, energetic a cappella choir of women who sing ‘for the love of it'. It was founded in 1989 and was one of the first women's community choirs in Canberra. The Cyrenes aim to create a safe, supportive and fun environment where women connect with each other through music.  Our underlying philosophy is that singing is part of the joy and well-being of life; that everyone can sing, and has something to contribute. We sing songs about women's issues, social justice, human rights, environmental concerns, songs from many cultures, and some just for fun!

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Visit a rehearsal

New members are always welcome. Come to a rehearsal and discover beautiful harmonies and a fun, creative environment!

We rehearse every Tuesday evening at 7.30pm, at St Ninians Church, Brigalow St (corner of Brigalow and Mouat Sts), Lyneham, ACT.

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Latest News

  • Cyrenes Christmas Concert, 9 Dec

    Cyrenes Christmas Concert, 9 Dec

    Join us for a wonderful evening of music and community celebration of the festive season! ... Read more
  • Fourth term starts 10 October 2017

    If you want to be part of a vibrant community of singing, join us for ... Read more
  • Winter concert, 24 June

    Winter concert, 24 June

    Friends and family are invited to join us for an evening of merriment and singing ... Read more

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Enjoy our Music

Have a listen to Cyrenes recordings


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