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Not for profit community organisation

The elected Committee of Management is made up of parents and other community members with professional skills in areas including teaching, music, finance, and human resources that give great guidance to the day to day operations of the choir.

Training ensembles

The ACC is based in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne and consists of up to 150 boys and girls aged 7-19 in four different training ensembles. The choir has developed a strong reputation for its refined performances, varied repertoire and the production of fine young musicians, many of whom have gone on to pursue successful musical careers..

Professional music staff

Led by Andrew Wailes, the ACC employ high caliber musical staff to give your child a quality musical education. He is supported by a wonderful team of tutors who bring dedication and love of teaching music to children of all ages.

Our Musical Staff

Bringing excellence to teaching music

Artistic Director Andrew Wailes leads a team of high calibre staff in providing outsanding musical education for the Australian Children Choir. Read more about the profiles of our great staff and team


School Term time only

  • Junior choirs – Saturdays 12.00 – 1.30
  • Intermediate – Saturdays 2.00-4.00
  • Reserves – Saturdays 2.00 – 4.30
  • Seniors – Saturdays 2.00 – 4.30 and Thursdays 7.00- 9.00pm

The young singers who comprise the senior performing ensemble of the Australian Children’s Choir meet twice a week to rehearse outside school hours, and must demonstrate a high degree of musical ability, personal organization and concentration to become proud wearers of the ACC’s distinctive green uniforms. In return, they receive a solid musical education under the guidance of some of the nation’s leading musical educators, and many wonderful musical and social experiences, and take on the role of cultural ambassadors for both the ACC and their country