Penrith City Choir seeks a new musical director  

Penrith City Choir is seeking a new Musical Director following the decision by our current Director, Lucy McAlary, to step down from the position after 19 years of continuous service to the choir.

Lucy was appointed Musical Director and Conductor of the choir in 2005 following her return from the UK and a highly successful career in the field of Arts Education and choral conducting. A highly experienced musician and educator, Lucy has worked to develop the vocal skills of the choir members and has prepared and presented numerous performances in the local Penrith area  

Lucy has also been instrumental in the development of the choir’s program for young voices, including both Youth and Children’s Choirs.   For the past 10 years she has been Chorus Director for Penrith Symphony Orchestra’s performances of major choral works.

Penrith City Choir has been in existence since 1977, producing many major concerts as well as being involved in local community and civil events. Performances include a range of choral repertoire, both popular and classical, often collaborating with Penrith Symphony Orchestra in performances of full-scale works. The choir rehearses on Wednesday evenings during school terms.

Prospective applicants for the position of Choir Musical Director will be invited to conduct a trial choir rehearsal on a designated Wednesday evening towards the end of term 2.

Expressions of interest accompanied by a current CV or Biog. should be forwarded in writing by 9th June 2023 to Please mark as “For the attention of the President”. Phone 0400 516 630 for further details.