De Veau set to star at Hymnfest

Hymnfest 2019: Katie de Veau performs at Hymnfest 2019. Photo supplied.

Hymnfest 2019: Katie de Veau performs at Hymnfest 2019. Photo supplied.

Local singer, song writer and lyricist Katie de Veau is getting ready to take to the stage at the sixth annual Hymnfest.

The powerful vocalist, trained in classical music, will perform as a guest soloist at the free event held at the Mosaic Baptist Church on Saturday, August 31.

She will take to the stage alongside talented choirs and singing groups.

De Veau has toured as a musician and song writer across Australia and the world. The vocals about love, faith and life are described as leaving a lasting impression.

In 2002, the singer was decorated at the Australian Gospel Music Awards.

The popular performer has toured at festivals across rural and regional Australia including in Tamworth. Closer to her home, de Veau has performed at Carols in Town Park at Tuggeranong.

Hymnfest is a celebration of the music that is foundational to the church; the theme for this year is Singing the Gospel.

Hymnfest is a celebration of the music that is foundational to the church; the theme for this year is Singing the Gospel.

There will be a selection of well-known hymns and songs and choral items with the Mosaic Hymnfest Choir and Wesleyan Methodist Tongan Choir, followed by a performance from singing group, the Euphonics.

The a capella singing group, the Euphonics, is new to the gig scene. They have spent the last three years mainly performing in Canberra. Members have an eclectic mix of musical backgrounds from musical degrees to choir experience, instrumentalists, coaches, bands and much more.

Audiences can expect a variety of musical genres from many eras.

Hymnfest is a free community event, one for all who love singing hymns.

People from all churches are invited from across the ACT for an afternoon of singing well-known hymns from a wide range of writers.

  • The sixth annual Hymnfest at the Mosaic Baptist Church, 18 Dallachy Street in Page, between 2.30-3.45pm on Saturday, August 31.

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