BROADMEADOWS COMMUNITY SINGING GROUP

BROADMEADOWS COMMUNITY SINGING GROUP

Information current as at OCTOBER 2000

 

CONTACT DETAILS

c/- Meadow Heights Learning Shop, PARINGA BOULEVARD, MEADOW HEIGHTS VIC 3047

Sonja Rutherford, Co-ordinator, (03) 9309 6296 (BH)

Choir's Email Address: jsrutherford@bigpond.com

Choir's Website: n/a

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: To encourage a sense of community through singing, to bring musical skills within the people's economic reach

Voice type: SATB

Choir performs: Unaccompanied

Year Choir formed: 1995

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 18 Desired: keen for more

Musical Repertoire: Music in foreign languages, folk songs, Australian songs, African songs, gospel music

Musical Director: Various - currently, the group employs a variety of singing conductors for 1, 2 or up to 6 weeks; the group is keen to contact other singing workshop leaders

Choir's past collaborations with other musical groups: The Melbourne Millenium Choir (1999/2000), Melbourne Workers Theatre

 

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: No

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: No Concerts: No

Membership Fees: $2 per week if attending rehearsals

Ability to read music: Not necessary

Sight-reading ability: Not necessary

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s):Tuesday

Suburb: Broadmeadows

Rehearsal venue: Broadmeadows Disability Centre

Off-street parking: Yes

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Neat attire

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: 3-4

Av. No. of Performances/year: 16-20

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: Broadmeadows Spring Festival, Council activities, Community festivals, Elderly Citizens activities, Hostels

Examples of musical pieces performed: Arnhem Land Lullaby, Pokare Kare Ana, gospel music, African songs, songs by Faye White, Eric Bogle

Touring: No

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: Organised through a collective

Types of Committees: Social

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: Yes - Songs

Available for hire to other groups: Yes - Songs

Hiring fees apply: No

 

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