Thursday, February 22, 2024


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Tutti Presents - Hot Note

Tutti is a vocal ensemble under the direction of Jan Whelan OAM. Jan is known around Mackay, not only for her work with the Mackay Choral Society and Mackay Musical Comedy Players, but also her accompanying work with soloists, school choirs and music ministries. Jan started the group in 2002 as a small ensemble and trios and quartets. Tutti members were very proud when in 2022 Jan was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day Awards for Services to Music as an Accompanist.

Current vocalists of the group include well-known members of the community, performers, teachers and key members of other performing groups.  Their knowledge and expertise in different music styles combines to create a delectable program to share with local audiences.  Hot Note is filled with luscious harmonies and features guest artists Vicki Jones on vocals and Belinda Rooney on flute.  

CQCM student Cameron Hollis will entertain audience members in the foyer before the show with his beautiful guitar playing and the Con Friends Bar will be open to serve drinks and snacks.

Photo Credit: Supplied by Isobel Gillman, representative of vocal ensemble Tutti

Caption 1: Group members in headshots:

Top Row: Anne Atkinson, Vanessa Dale, Caroline Galea, Lynn Gallant

2nd Row: Isobel Gillman, Cecilia Hyde, Chantal Kay, Lauren Menzies

3rd Row: Louise Mullaney, Annie Pratt, Shona Rosser, Gwyneth Rupnik

4th Row: Caitlyn Schurmann, Nicole Thomson, Jan Whelan OAM

Caption 2: Vicki Jones (Black and White Image)

Caption 3: Belinda Rooney (Coloured Image)

What: Tutti presents Hot Note

When: Sat 09 March 7:30pm and Sun 10 March at 2:00pm

Where: CQCM Theatre Building 21 University Drive, 151 Boundary Rd, Ooralea

Cost: Adult $30, Concession $25, Child $20, plus family and group specials

Tickets: or call 0415167533

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