Circular Keys Chorus is directed by Master Director Vicki Dwyer.
Vicki joined Circular Keys Chorus in September 1996. In 1999 she moved with her family to San Francisco and joined Bay Area Showcase Chorus (BASC) in SAI Region 12. She was rapidly promoted to an Assistant Director, Lead Section Leader and a member of the BASC Music Staff.
On her return to Australia in January 2002, Vicki took up the directorship of Circular Keys and applied her energy, learning and infectious enthusiasm to the musical development of the Chorus. Circular Keys Chorus has achieved several first and second places in regional small and mid-size chorus competitions under Vicki's direction.
In 2009 Vicki directed Circular Keys Chorus in their first international competition in Nashville USA, and then again in 2012 in Denver USA after winning the 2011 regional contest in Newcastle. In 2018 Vicki took the chorus to St Louis USA to compete in the Harmony Classic competition for the first time. CKC placed 3rd in Division A of this competition.
Vicki is a member of the Regional Education Faculty and is a sought-after coach for choruses and quartets. She is a professional singing teacher and also directs Sydney Harmony men’s chorus
Vicki sang Lead in the national champion quartet Accolade (gold medal winners in 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2008). In their first two wins, Accolade achieved the highest quartet score attained to that date. Accolade represented Australia three times at International Convention, in 2004 in Indianapolis, in Las Vegas in 2006 and again in 2008 in Honolulu. Her latest quartet is Alouette, who have consistently been placed in the top three Australian quartets since they debuted in Sydney in 2014.