ALTONA COMMUNITY CHOIR

ALTONA COMMUNITY CHOIR

Information current as at JANUARY 2016

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Paula Taseski, President, 0409 215 352 (AH)

Choir's Email Address: altonacommchoir@gmail.com

Choir's Website: n/a

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: To perform at concerts, churches, nursing homes, retirement villages

Voice type: SATB

Choir performs: Both accompanied & unaccompanied

Year Choir formed: 1985

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 25 Desired: more

Musical Repertoire: Popular music, ballads, songs from musical theatre, sacred music

Musical Director: Judith Nilssen

No. of years in current post: since 2014

Previous musical experience: Judith has a comprehensive music background, both in performing and conducting

Choir's past collaborations with other musical groups: Approx 3 times a year with other local choirs and orchestras in the Hobsons Bay area

 

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: No

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: Yes Concerts: Yes

Membership Fees: $10 p.a. membership, $3 per rehearsal

Ability to read music: Desirable

Sight-reading ability: Not necessary

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Monday

Suburb: Altona

Rehearsal venue: Senior Citizens' Centre

Off-street parking: Yes

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Ladies - long black skirt or black trousers, white blouse, scarves provided; Gents - white shirt, black trousers, maroon bow tie

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: 30-40

Av. No. of Performances/year: 30-40

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: Williamstown Town Hall, most nursing homes in Footscray / Altona / Yarraville / Werribee area, various Senior Citizens' Clubs

Examples of musical pieces performed: Rhythm of Life, You Raise me Up, Hallelujah, Gypsy Rover, Let There be Peace on Earth

Touring: No

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: President, Secretary, Booking Officer, Treasurer, Librarian, Committee

Types of Committees: Choir Committee organises all aspects

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: Yes

Available for hire to other groups: No

 

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