CORISANDE

CORISANDE

Information current as at FEBRUARY 2012

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Steph Payne, Musical Director/Manager, 0409 856 071 (BH + AH)

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

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

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: n/a

Voice type: SATB

Choir performs: Unaccompanied

Year Choir formed: 2010

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 17 Desired: 20

Musical Repertoire: Pop, world, country, soul, jazz, folk, in a contemporary singing style

Musical Director: Steph Payne

No. of years in current post: since 2010

Previous musical experience: Director of Corisande, CAE Soul Choir, former Director of Polyester Blenders, Freedom Train's A Comin' Gospel Choir and several staff choirs, sung in many small groups, choirs and ensembles in Melbourne and Sydney, trained in jazz

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

 

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: Yes - Attend choir for an evening and if you fit the mix and there is an opening, you may join; if your voice section is full, you are added to a waiting list

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: Yes Concerts: Yes

Membership Fees: $100 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: Belmont (Geelong)

Rehearsal venue: Belmont Hotel, upstairs

Off-street parking: No

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Smart casual - black, red, grey and a hint of white

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: 8

Av. No. of Performances/year: 8

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: Pako Festa, Get Vocal A Cappella Festival, Gertrude Street Projection Festival, Flamefest, Audi Victoria Week, Anglesea Music Festival, Hope Bereavement Ceremonies, markets, libraries, etc

Examples of musical pieces performed: Somebody That I Used To Know (Gotye), Fire (Bruce Springsteen), Tagi Hina, Just Can't Get Enough (Depeche Mode), Sylvie, Down To The River, Lay Down, Beat and Holler, Oh Mama Bakudala

Touring: No, but would be considered if asked

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: General Manager

Types of Committees: n/a

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: Yes

Available for hire to other groups: No

 

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