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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 RMU 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

Check our Facebook Page for up-to-date information on performance & rehearsals.

Rehearsals currently in progress for our pantomime Hoodwinked, which has already been cast. If you are interested in joining our choir for 2019, please keep an eye on our Facebook page and this website for when rehearsals resume. Details of the currently planned performances for 2019 are detailed below. If you have any questions, email rmuchoir@gmail.com.

The RMU Choir celebrates 130 years!

The Rockhampton Musical Union was formed on 18 August 1888. A Christmas Panto will be the final choir activity for 2018. This will be presented in our newly improved hall/theatre.

HOODWINKED by Andrew Yates.

Published by Lazy Bee Scripts UNITED KINGOM

This story of Robin Hood and his merry company was sourced from England and is a pantomime in the British tradition of comedy theatre with principal boy, panto dame, and villain with his loyal side-kick. The pantomime brings fun with some new situations for Robin Hood and his merry band to use innovative means to thwart the dastardly sheriff. There will be plenty of opportunities for audience participation.

We are excited to welcome back Joy Philippi as director for our Christmas panto.

Performance Dates:

Friday 14 December - 7:30PM
Saturday 15 December - 1:30PM
Sunday 16 December - 1:30PM

Tickets available at Trybookings.


  • Mother Hood: Glenn Beattie
  • Will: Nicole Hinz
  • The Sheriff: Stephen Kyriazis
  • Robin: Charlotte Higgins
  • Little John: Billy Paterson
  • Maid Marion: Melissa Fenlon
  • Gwendoline: Julia Webb
  • Elspeth: Tegan van der Want
  • Friar Tuck: Brittany Hinz
  • Mary: Lyn Peters
  • Jane: Natalie Hinde
  • Rose: Alex Flohr
  • Malwort: Janette McLennan
  • Loom: Colin Forster

Events for 2019!

We have a very exciting year planned for 2019, including:

  • Choral concert in March
  • Stage Musical The Eurobeat Goes On in June
  • MAJOR MUSICAL in the Pilbeam Theatre 1 - 3 November The Phantom of the Opera

Applications for The Phantom of the Opera are called for the following positions. Please forward your application to rmuchoir@gmail.com by 30 November 2018

  • Producer
  • Director
  • Musical Director - Orchestra
  • Repetiteurs
  • Choreographer
  • Stage Manager
  • Production Secretary
  • Costume Co-Ordinator
  • ASM Props


Last updated 02 December 2018