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Rockhampton's Community Choir

Welcome to RMU

The Rockhampton Musical Union Choir has been entertaining and enriching the Rockhampton community since 1888. We welcome members of all ages and from all walks of life who share a common love of music.The Youth Choir competes annually in the Queensland Eisteddfod. RMU also regularly presents musical productions and concerts at the Pilbeam Theatre and in our own hall in Denison Street.

New Members

RMU always welcomes new members. We are currently seeking members for both choirs, especially men! If you love to sing and are interested in joining either the Adult or Youth Choir, please contact Pat on 07 49282910 or email us on rmuchoir@gmail.com. There is always plenty going on in the local area.

To become involved:


  • Adult Choir on Monday nights 7.30- 9.30pm
  • Youth Choir (U/18) on Tuesday nights 6pm- 8pm
  • Commencing: Monday 25 January 2016


  • RMU Hall, 158 Denison Street, Rockhampton (opposite Rockhampton Toyota)


Upcoming Events

June Afternoon Tea- Sing the Songs of the Movies

The first afternoon tea for 2016 is Sing the Songs of the Movies and will be held in the Rockhampton Musical Union Hall on Sunday 19th June at 1:30pm. As well as a delicious afternoon tea, there'll be some fabulous music from your favourite performers as well as our usual lucky door prize and raffles. Don't miss out! Book a table for you and your friends or just bring yourself- call Elaine on 4928 4669. If you'd like to join us on stage, rehearsals are held at the Hall on Monday evenings from 7:30pm. Contact us at rmuchoir@gmail.com for more information.

Exciting new announcement!

After much intense discussion, it has been decided to put the Technicolour Dreamcoat away in the cupboard until another year. Rockhampton Musical Union will now present the amazing musical production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (by Poppins' composers Sherman & Sherman) in the Pilbeam Theatre in October. Well known local set designer and constructor, Ross James, has been commissioned to build the flying car- check out the story in the Morning Bulletin.

Auditions will be held in the RMU Hall 4 - 8 June. Click here to book your audition slot and stay tuned to the Choir's Facebook page for more information as it is released.

Sing Handel's Messiah

The choir will join with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra and The Australian Voices to perform the immortal choral masterpiece, Handel's Messiah, in the Pilbeam Theatre on Wednesday 14th December.

Messiah is an English-language oratorio composed in 1741 by Geroge Frideric Handel, with a scriptural text compiled by Charles Jennens from the King James Bible, and from the version of the Psalms included with the Book of Common Prayer. It is one of the best-known and most frequently performed choral works in Western music.

Rehearsals will commence at RMU Hall on 22nd June and continue at intervals througout the year. If you have ever wanted to be part of a great choral experience, come along and join us.


Last updated 20 April 2016