The Royal Dunedin Male Choir

A warm welcome to the website of the Royal Dunedin Male Choir, one of New Zealand's oldest and most respected male choirs.

We invite you to explore our pages, view our choir, and listen to our sound. At our concerts you can enjoy songs such as: I got the sun in the morning, Sound ye Trumpets (The Trumpet Voluntary), The Dam Busters March and Shenandoah.

But our repertoire includes many others besides the popular tunes, embracing stirring hymns, operatic choruses, folk songs and traditional melodies.

This is a great opportunity to become a subscriber and enjoy twice yearly quality concerts in the Dunedin Town Hall.

The Royal Dunedin Male Choir. [Photo courtesy of McRobie Photographics.]

Our Audiences have included:

  • Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York (later King George V and Queen Mary)
  • The Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII)
  • The Duke of York (later King George VI)
  • Duke of Gloucester
  • HM Queen Elizabeth II
  • HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
  • Prince Charles (later HRH The Prince of Wales)
  • Princess Anne (later HRH The Princess Royal)
  • Duke and Duchess of Kent
  • Various Governors-General of New Zealand
  • Lord Jellicoe
  • Lord Cobham
  • Sir Paul Reeves
  • Lord Provost of Edinburgh

Join the Royal Dunedin Male Choir

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

Read more about the Singers of the Royal Dunedin Male Choir!


Remember, if you or a friend would like to become a subscriber, you can find out more details on the Subscriptions page, or you can simply email us at .

The Royal Dunedin Male Choir lyre pin.

Coming up in 2015

The second subscription concert will take place in the Dunedin Town Hall On Monday 30th November at 7:30pm Programme and guest artists will be available shortly.


The Choir undertakes fee-paying and charity engagements throughout Otago, Southland and South Canterbury. The Choir can provide a complete show, including solo artists, a superb compere and the sound of the Royal Dunedin Male Choir.

Contact us for after-dinner entertainment, opening ceremonies and promotional events, corporate entertainment or national events.

In the Press...

"One of Dunedin's treasures."
"I heartily recommend the fine-tuned Royal Dunedin Male Choir."

Our Supporters

Frances Hodgkins Retirement Village.
Yvette Williams Retirement Village.
Radio Dunedin.