Media articles

I cant, but together we can

Michelle Allen
Lithgow Mercury, 10 September 2019

Series 2019 The Final Bow

Australian Story, ABC iView, 2 September 2019

Final bow for Choir of Hard Knocks founding director Jonathon Welch

Sarah Farnsworth
Australian Story, ABC, 2 September 2019

Vocal Fusion Choir to perform in 10th Melbourne International Singers Festival

Thomas Munday
Bunbury Mail, 5 June 2019 

Opportunity knocks in many ways

Suzanne Yanko
Classic Melbourne, 3 June 2019

The Conversation Hour: John Birmingham and Jonathon Welch

(from the 26 minute mark)
Jon Faine and Jacinta Parsons
ABC Radio, 27 May 2019

 

Dr Jonathon Welch AM Will Direct Play It Forward's New Brisbane Branch Of MEN ALOUD!

Broadway World, 19 February 2019

 

Viewpoint: Joyful! Joyful!

M. Leonard Cannon
Classic Melbourne, 4 December 2018

 

The Choir Man and The Choir of Hard Knocks bring people together through music

Star2, 31 October 2018

 

Jonathon Welch Farewells 'Hard Knocks' and Launches PLAY IT FORWARD Arts Initiative

Broadway World, 10 September 2018

 

Jonathon Welch AM to farewell his beloved Choir of Hard Knocks

Arts Review, 4 September 2018

 

Coffee chats with Matt Collins and Jonathon Welch

August 2018

 

Luxury cruise for eight nights with 40 performing artists

Voxy.co.nz, 28 March 2018

 

Arts-based groups benefit individuals with mental health conditions

Science Daily, 19 July 2017

 

Katie Noonan, Choir of Hard Knocks become voices against domestic violence

Janel Shorthouse and Sheridan Stewart
ABC Online, 7 April 2017

 

Vox Harmony finds tune with Choir of Hard Knocks director Jonathon Welch

Hamish Geale
Tasmania Examiner, 19 March 2017

 

Choirs to raise voice against violence

Bryce Eishold
Latrobe Valley Express, 12 January 2017

 

Jonathon helps to find Wagga’s voice

The Riverina Leader, 8 November 2016

 

Opportunity knocks for disadvantaged choir members

UQ News, 6 October 2016

 

Opera Star Frederica von Stade to Join Liz Callaway and More in Street Requiem at Carnegie Hall

Broadway World, 1 September 2016

 

Choir of Hard Knocks 10th Anniversary Concert

Suzanne Yanko
Classic Melbourne, 17 August 2016

 

Connected through the power of singing 

Emma Watson
Latrobe Valley Express, 8 August 2016

 

Pecan Summer at Sydney Opera House this September

Broadway World, 31 July 2016

 

Opportunity Knocks

Julie Houghton
Warcry, 25 June 2016

 

Leaders pledge 2.5 million to mark centenary 

Victoria University News, 25 May 2016

 

Rotarians share ideas at District conference 

Sally Rafferty
NBN News, 16 April 2016

 

No stopping the Choir of Hard Knocks as it turns 10 

Peter Theodosiou
SBS, 17 March 2016

 

Live on Drive: The Choir of Hard Knocks will have you in tears

SunshineFM
Christine Layton, 26 February 2016

 

Recruiting for School of Hard Knocks Choir Port Macquarie

Camden Courier, 29 January 2016

 

Hard Knocks for Jonathon Welch

Suzanne Yanko
Classic Melbourne, 18 January 2016

 

Are you being socially inclusive?

News Mail, 24 November 2015 

 

School of Hard Knocks Choir Program to Launch on Mid North Coast 

Camden Haven Courier (Laurieton, Australia), 17 November 2015

 

Dr Jonathon Welch AM 

The 15 year old you, November 2015

 

Iconic Choir for disadvantaged launches national tour 

Tom Nightingale
ABC, The World Today, 15 October, 2015

 

Australian soprano Deborah Cheetham brings Aboriginal opera to the stage

Louise Nunn
The Advertiser, 28 June 2014

 

Choir of Hard Knocks' Jonathan Welch's new work takes on street deaths

Bhakthi Puvanenthiran
Sydney Morning Herald, 6 June 2014

 

Jonathon Welch, social inclusion over the backyard fence

Hilary Harper and Michael Mackenzie
ABC.net.au, 22 November 2012