CADENCE CHOIR

CADENCE CHOIR

Information current as at JULY 2017

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Rosemary MacLean, Secretary, 0407 332 725 (BH + AH)

Choir's Email Address: info@cadencechoir.com.au

Choir's Website: www.cadencechoir.com.au

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: To produce a harmonious blend of mixed voices, to perform, to have fun singing in a group

Voice type: SATB

Choir performs: Unaccompanied

Year Choir formed: 2011

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 20 Desired: more

Musical Repertoire: World Music, folk, jazz, gospel, traditional and modern

Musical Director: Diana Clark

No. of years in current post: since 2016

Previous musical experience: Diana Clark is a Melbourne singer-songwriter who is world-known for her award-winning Brazilian jazz recordings and collaborations with virtuoso guitarist/composer (and husband) Doug de Vries; Diana's musical background is in a cappella and choral music (Akasa, Borboleta, Melbourne Millennium Chorus)

Choir's past collaborations with other musical groups: Vocal Australia, Corisande, The Boite

 

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: Yes - One month trial to ensure blending and bonding

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: Yes Concerts: Yes

Membership Fees: approx. $175 per term

Ability to read music: Desirable

Sight-reading ability: Not necessary

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Thursday

Suburb: Black Rock

Rehearsal venue: St Agnes Anglican Church, 35 Arkaringa Cres

Off-street parking: No

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Black pants/skirt, black top with splash of logo colour

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: 1

Av. No. of Performances/year: 6

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: Chapel on Chapel, St Leonard's School Hall, Daylesford Singers Festival

Examples of musical pieces performed: Wild Mountain Thyme (Trad), Sylvie (Huddie Ledbetter), Sebakanyana (Arr. Matlakala Bopape), Nade Te Turbe (Trad), Down to the River (Bernard Fanning), Love is a Rose (Neil Young), Just Can't Get Enough (Depeche Mode)

Touring: No

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: Committee of Management

Types of Committees: Gigs, Social

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: No

 

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