Joy in Singing

Discover the imaginative and innovative performances of the Jubilate Singers under the musical direction of Philip Norman CNZM. Since the choir's inception in 1977 the Jubilate Singers have earned a national reputation for high quality a cappella sacred and secular works, jazz arrangements and works with orchestral accompaniment.

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Welcome to the Jubilate Singers, a Christchurch (New Zealand) SATB chamber choir of around 30 singers conducted by Music Director Philip Norman. The 'Jubes' present 3-4 public concerts a year featuring a wide range of international and New Zealand choral music, and we are well-known for our innovative programming and consistently high standard.

Read our Music Director's Report for the year ending 31 January 2023 for a summary of our recent activities. 

Want to sing with us? We are currently looking for singers with a particular vacancy for a tenor.  See our 'Join' page for more information.

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Our next concert is on Saturday 13 April 2024. "A Musical Portrait of Gabriel Fauré".

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  • Fit for a King
  • The Earth We Share
  • Sir Arthur Sullivan: A musical portrait