CORYULE CHORUS

CORYULE CHORUS

Information current as at JANUARY 2017

 

CONTACT DETAILS

PO BOX 60, PORTARLINGTON VIC 3223

Joy Porter, Musical Director, 5291 8177 (AH + BH)

Choir's Email Address: ianjoyporter@netpace.net.au

Choir's Website: www.coryulechorus.com

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: The Coryule Chorus is a group of ladies and gentlemen from the Bellarine Peninsula in Victoria who love to sing; their mission is to entertain at every nursing home and residential accommodation on the Bellarine and to sing for community events, service clubs and local fund raisers when requested; they perform their own concerts each year, and have performed at the City of Greater Geelong Seniors Week celebrations and the Cancer Council Relay for Life event in Geelong

Voice type: SATB

Choir performs: Both accompanied & unaccompanied

Year Choir formed: 2010

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 29 Desired: 29

Musical Repertoire: Broadway Musical Show tunes, Celtic melodies, Popular old time favourites, American spirituals, original Australian works

Musical Director: Joy Porter

No. of years in current post: since 2010

Previous musical experience: Lifetime of church choir experience as a singer, director and organist

Choir's past collaborations with other musical groups: Newcombe Secondary College VCE School Band

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: No

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: Yes, must attend at least 2 rehearsals prior to a concert Concerts: Yes

Membership Fees: $120 p.a.

Ability to read music: Desirable but not necessary

Sight-reading ability: Desirable but not necessary

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Thursday afternoons

Suburb: Drysdale

Rehearsal venue: St James Anglican church Hall

Off-street parking: Yes

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Men: black shirt and slacks with supplied tie; Ladies: black shirt/top, slacks/skirt and supplied scarf

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: 4

Av. No. of Performances/year: 20

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: Heidelberg Uniting Church, St Leonardís Uniting church (East Brighton), St Andrews Uniting Church (Portarlington), Potato Shed Performance space (Drysdale), all Nursing Homes on the Bellarine Peninsula

Examples of musical pieces performed: Richard Rogers in Concert medley, Simple Gifts/Pachelbel's Canon, You Raise Me Up, Vicar of Dibley theme, Gershwin for Girls, I Love A Piano

Touring: No

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: Committee

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: Yes

Available for hire to other groups: No

 

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