Sing for Health Week - Saturday 6 to Saturday 13 May

You can start planning now!

You can get a group together, or a friend, our workplace, or anyone you wish and start singing.

Pass the Song Along presented by Act-Belong-Commit is the Sing for Health Week signature song and can be downloaded here. Renditions can be heard here. Translations can be found here, and more information can be found here.

Enjoy, have fun and be inspired!

Sing for Health has been initiated by Spirit of the Streets Choir to encourage singing throughout Australia and we will all be singing from Saturday 3 May to Saturday 13 May. Sing for Health Week is an uplifting week of team building, enjoyment, activities and more.  Information can be found at www.singforhealth.org.au.

There are two elements to Sing for health Week:

  • Spirit of the Streets 10th birthday celebration at the Perth Concert Hall on Saturday 6 May. Tickets can be purchased here.
  • Pass the Song Along presented by Act-Belong-Commit. More information can be found here.

Our 10th Birthday Celebration Concert

The Concert aims to showcase not only the Spirit of the Streets Choir, but other community singing groups as well.

  • Burundi Peace Choir 
  • Harrys Anonymous
  • Starlight Hotel
  • Deaf Community

Pass the Song Along presented by Act-Belong-Commit

Pass the Song Along (PTSA)is the signature song for Sing for Health Week.  The song is titled ‘Pass the Song Along’ for people to pick it up and do just that – pass it along! Any genre you wish can be used, be it rock, blues, hip-hop, opera, anyway that you wish.

People do not need to be able to sing to any standard, but just to enjoy and have a good time.  

The song has been translated into Noongar and Mandarin, and we are aiming to have it inclusive to many by having it translated into other languages.  

Objectives

  • To provide opportunity for healthy and inclusive participation for people to come together in song.
  • To increase personal growth and self esteem through singing.
  • To promote the health benefits of singing, by sharing stories of how singing is improving health and the health and well-being of communities.
  • To break down barriers that cause isolation.
  • To encourage group singing and singing opportunities, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religious affiliation, socio- economic status, social isolation or impairment.
  • To Increase community involvement in group singing to:
    • reduce stress
    • improve mental health
    • improve relationships

What a wonderful event – smiles of joy, tears of emotion, surprises for many in the audience at the wonderful voices. A magnificent event in a magnificent venue – a joy to attend and I am waiting to find out what dates it is on in 2017. Ann White