The Royal Dunedin Male Choir


A warm welcome to the website of the Royal Dunedin Male Choir. With origins in 1878 it is one of New Zealand's oldest and most respected male choirs.

Members of the public are welcome to attend all or a part of one of our rehearsals at Caversham Baptist Church - Mondays 7.15 to 9.30pm with a break around 8.30pm.

QSM for Musical Director

The ODT records, on Monday 5th June, that Richard Madden, Musical Director of our choir, has been awarded the QSM for services to music. Congratulations Richard. Your father, who also conducted this choir, would be so proud.

Videos of the June 2017 concert

18th June 2017 Concert Review (from Marion Poole of the ODT):

Outstanding Delivery by Choir and Guests

A near-capacity house was wowed by the wonderful sound of the Royal Dunedin Male Choir with guests under the direction of Richard Madden and Daniel Cooper with accompanying pianists Linda Folland and Lynley Fuglestad and organist David Burchell at the town hall yesterday afternoon.

The final chorus of the Battle Cry of the Republic was truly rousing. Members of the Kaikorai Brass Band were also a welcome addition to the choirs' sound. The encore What Would I do Without My Music was widely appreciated.

Full review on the News page

Upcoming concerts

Sunday 29th October 2pm at East Taieri Church

A Spring Sing to gladden every heart

Monday 4th December at 7.30pm

Subscribers' Christmas Concert

With invited special guest artists

Sunday 16th June 2018 at 2pm in the Town Hall

Subscribers' mid-winter concert

More details and how to book

A visitor made this video at one of our earlier concerts

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We welcome new members. If you would like to join our choir, please contact us.

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