BASILICA OF OUR LADY OF VICTORIES CAMBERWELL PARISH CHOIR

BASILICA OF OUR LADY OF VICTORIES CAMBERWELL PARISH CHOIR

Information current as at MARCH 2019

 

CONTACT DETAILS

548 Burke Rd, Camberwell VIC 3124

Christopher Trikilis, Director Of Music and Basilica Organist, 9816 9291 (BH)

Choir's Email Address: Chris.Trikilis@cam.org.au

Choir's Website: www.cam.org.au/camberwell/Ministries-and-Parish-Groups/Music

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: To provide beautiful, quality music for the Basilica and its unique liturgical requirements;the Parish Choir sings every Sunday at the 10.30 am Mass and for major feasts and other special occasions

Voice type: SATB

Choir performs: Both accompanied & unaccompanied

Year Choir formed:

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 16 Desired: 25-30

Musical Repertoire: Polyphony, Gregorian Chant and Hymnody from throughout the centuries

Musical Director: Christopher Trikilis

No. of years in current post: since 2017

Previous musical experience: Organ Scholar at St Patrick's Cathedral Melbourne (2003-2005), Organist and Director of Music at St Patrick's Mentone (2008-2017)

Choir's past collaborations with other musical groups: N/a

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: No

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: No Concerts: No

Membership Fees: Nil

Ability to read music: Desirable

Sight-reading ability: Desirable

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Thursday

Suburb: Camberwell

Rehearsal venue: Basilica of Our Lady Of Victories

Off-street parking: No

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Robed Church Choir

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: N/a - the Choir sings at church services

Av. No. of Performances/year: 50

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: Basilica of Our Lady Of Victories, St Patrick's Cathedral Melbourne

Examples of musical pieces performed: Various Liturgical works

Touring: No

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: Director of Music, Parish Priest, Choir Secretary

Types of Committees: N/a

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: Yes

Available for hire to other groups: No

 

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