Choir of Hard Knocks

ARIA, Logie and Helpmann award winning Choir of Hard Knocks was formed in September 2006 under Founding Music Director Dr Jonathon Welch AM. To be able to participate in the Melbourne Street Choir Inc. choral program, all potential singers must fit the criteria of having experienced homelessness or disadvantage. People can self refer to the choir or they can be referred by an agency.

Melbourne Street Choir Inc. choral program

The Choir of Hard Knocks began rehearsing on September 13, 2006 under the inspiring musical leadership of award winning singer, conductor, composer and recording artist, Dr Jonathon Welch AM. Created initially as a television construct by Jason Stephens and Fremantle Media, ‘Choir of Hard Knocks’ was the subject of the international award winning ABC TV series