FRANKSTON LADIES CHOIR

FRANKSTON LADIES CHOIR

Information current as at MARCH 2012

 

CONTACT DETAILS

PO BOX 612, FRANKSTON VIC 3199

Marion Beaman, Secretary, 0498 210 824

Choir's Email Address: Flc-secretary@optusnet.com.au

Choir's Website: www.frankstonladieschoir.org

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: Singing for Pleasure; to produce choral excellence and enjoyment

Voice type: All Female Singers

Choir performs: Accompanied

Year Choir formed: 1976

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 35 Desired: 40

Musical Repertoire: Stage and screen hits, traditional ballads, some light classical, some hymns, Christmas music

Musical Director: Simon Walters

No. of years in current post: since 2010

Previous musical experience: Musical Director, accompanist, arranger and composer

Choir's past collaborations with other musical groups: Australian Welsh Male Choir and Southern Sounds Chorus, Opening of the Frankston Arts Centre, Frankston Carols by Candlelight, Christmas Extravaganza

 

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: Yes - a voice test given by the Musical Director for placement in the choir

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: Yes Concerts: Yes

Membership Fees: Joining Fee $25 (paid once), Uniform Fee $20 (paid once), Annual Fee $20, Attendance $10/week

Ability to read music: Desirable but not essential

Sight-reading ability: Desirable but not essential

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Tuesday

Suburb: Frankston

Rehearsal venue: Frankston area

Off-street parking: Yes

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Black slacks, black closed-in shoes, black stockings, either white blouse or black top with either pink or red scarves

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: 6

Av. No. of Performances/year: 12

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: Frankston Arts Centre, Geo. Jenkins Theatre, Chelsea Town Hall, various clubs, retirement villages, nursing homes, churches

Examples of musical pieces performed: Abba Medley, Queen Medley, Sentimental Journey, Here comes the Rain Again

Touring: Yes - Melbourne Metro Area

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: Incorporated Association, 9 member Committee, 8 elected, Conductor ex officio

Types of Committees: no others

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: Yes

Available for hire to other groups: Yes

Hiring fees apply: Yes

 

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