"Audrey is a talented and gentle teacher. Uplift have taken our group from where we were comfortable (with many in the group who have hardly sung at all, except for the occasional, obligatory "happy birthday"!) into being a group who can now trust our voices and ability to create beautiful sound together.”
- Jess, Teacher and Improvisation Performer
"Uplift is brilliant and is able to get the most tentative singers to engage and overcome their fears and inhibitions. Audrey has a great voice which inspires
the students to exceed their expectations. We are incredibly fortunate to have her.”
- Gerry Josephson, Founder and Director of
Grail Quest Foundation Course in
Communities, Conferences and Workplaces
Audrey offers dynamic, instantly rewarding and fully interactive group singing experiences.
Whether you are an absolute beginner or an experienced choir singer, Audrey creates relaxed environments for everyone to enjoy the many benefits of group harmony singing.
Community Development through Community Choirs
- Ruben, 11 yrs
- Stella, 13 yrs
Group Singing is a powerful way to bring people together, fulfilling a real human need by connecting us to others instantly and in meaningful ways. Over many years of experience, Audrey has developed a unique technique that makes group singing more accessible to the wider community. Audrey strongly believes that community choirs can play a vital role in building strong, diverse and healthy communities.
In a regular weekly group singing session, Audrey will take you on a journey of rich harmonies and beautiful songs from around the world.
Regular group singing is proven to:
- Improve mental health and well being
- Create a sense of belonging and community
- Lower cortisol levels and provide stress management
- Boost the immune system and thyroid
- Improve the tone, range and quality of your singing and speaking voice
- Improve memory, cognition and mental acuity
- Alleviate the symptoms of anxiety and depression
- Heighten mood by increasing levels of oxytocin and releasing endorphins
- Balance the metabolism
- Improve fitness levels
- Support heart and lung health
It's like your workout and meditation class in one!
Uplift invites you to come along and experience it for yourself in a relaxed and supportive environment - absolutely no experience required.
Regular Weekly Sessions
West Winds Community Centre - Woodbridge - 6-7pm Wednesdays - all levels welcome
Kickstart Arts - New Town - Starts - Thursday 28th May 2020 - postponed due to Covid19 - rescheduled to Thursday 29th October 2020 - 6-7pm - all levels welcome
"There is an incredible sense of belonging that you feel when you join a group like this – your vulnerability just seems to drop away, and you learn to trust the instincts of the group.
I love what you bring. Thank you!" - Elise, Primary School Teacher
Corporate Events and Workplace Development
Group singing can bring team building, accelerated learning and personal development to your conference or workplace. Our workshops are exhilarating, transformative and fully interactive, providing an instantly rewarding and memorable experience.
Here are just some of the benefits group singing can bring to your workplace or next conference:
- Powerful team building experiences by instantly bringing people together in a fun and
- Improved memory, cognition and mental acuity
- Improved mental health and well being
- Proven stress management by lowering cortisol levels
- Heightened mood by increasing levels of oxytocin and releasing endorphins
- Development of effective listening and interpersonal skills
- Improved fitness levels
Contact Audrey, founder of Uplift Singing today to discuss how we can support your next event or workplace environment.
Audrey Lonergan Rowe, DipMus
Audrey is a singer, songwriter, choir leader and performing artist with
over fifteen years experience running singing groups both in Australia and internationally.
In 2016 and 2018 Audrey travelled to international conferences in Borneo and Germany to run daily singing workshops with 100+ people from over 20 different countries.
She has sung with many professional bands and is a current member of Tasmania's own a cappella trio The Clementines who in 2017 won 'Director's Choice' at the renowned Festival of Voices in Hobart. Audrey performs at festivals, events and sold-out shows around Tasmania, as well as in live performances on ABC Hobart Radio.
Audrey is a back-up vocalist with renowned Sydney-based Jazz artist, Frances Madden, and has performed with Frances at the Devonport Jazz Festival, the Festival of the Voices in Hobart and at various international events.
Audrey’s love of singing in harmony is infectious and her ability to bring a group together creates a unique and instantly uplifting singing experience.
"It's been a privilege and pleasure to sing with Audrey in both performance and as part of her workshops. Audrey's singing and harmonies bring a beautiful richness to the music. Her workshops are led with a strength and skill that brings people together and gives them a comfortable space to grow. It is a gift to be on the receiving end of her work and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend the Uplift workshops to anyone wanting to experience the power of group singing"
Frances Madden - Singer, Songwriter, Musician