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TK Magazine: the power to think and do
Sharing and shaping ideas: that’s the purpose of TK, a new online magazine of news, reviews and perspectives, produced by Avondale College of Higher Education, Signs Publishing and Manifest.


Read more The People’s Messiah

The justice of the Jesus story in song

I remember my mother waking me and tugging me up off the floor to stand with 5600 other people at the Sydney Opera House. Bedtime had come and gone, but I shuffled to my feet. Wow! The sound of the choir and the orchestra struck me. “Hallelujah! For the Lord God Omnipotent reigneth!” Messiah composer George Frideric Handel said of writing the “Hallelujah” chorus, “I did think I did see all heaven before me, and the great God himself.” But not everyone agreed. What happened after controversial and wealthy theologian Charles Jennens commissioned the story of Jesus in the new oratorio style?

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Read more Aleta King

Songbook a snapshot of musical memories

Why The Promise artistic director feels new album is vocal ensemble’s best.

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Read more The Promise 2017

Songbook a step up for Promise

A first commissioning and six original compositions mark the musical maturity of an Avondale vocal ensemble as it celebrates the launch of a fifth album.

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