GLEN EIRA CITY CHOIR

GLEN EIRA CITY CHOIR

Information current as at JUNE 2010

 

CONTACT DETAILS

PO BOX 317, CAULFIELD SOUTH VIC 3162

Iris Felstead, Choir Secretary, 0423 129 371

Choir's Email Address: info@gleneiracitychoir.org.au

Choir's Website: www.gleneiracitychoir.org.au

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: Encourage those who enjoy singing to join a choir, especially young people; to bring pleasure to the public through performance

Voice type: SATB

Choir performs: Both accompanied & unaccompanied

Year Choir formed: 1946

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 50-70 Desired: more singers in all sections

Musical Repertoire: Classical and modern choral music

Musical Director: Jane Elton-Brown

No. of years in current post: since 2001

Previous musical experience: Musical Director, MLC Ladies College and The MacRobertson Girls High School

Choir's past collaborations with other musical groups: Camberwell Chorale, Box Hill Choral Society

 

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: No

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: Yes Concerts: Yes

Membership Fees: $170 p.a.

Ability to read music: Desirable

Sight-reading ability: Desirable

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Monday

Suburb: Caulfield

Rehearsal venue: Caulfield Indonesian Uniting Church Hall

Off-street parking: No

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Ladies - white blouse, blue vest (supplied by Choir), black skirt; Gents - Dinner suit

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: 3

Av. No. of Performances/year: 3

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: Auburn Uniting Church, Glen Eira Centre Auditorium

Examples of musical pieces performed: Mass in C (Beethoven), Missa Brevis (Haydn), Flos Campi (Vaughan Williams), Mass in C (Schubert), Requiem (Faure), Gloria (Vivaldi), Elijah (Mendelssohn), Mass in D (Dvorak)

Touring: No

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: Management Committee

Types of Committees: Social, Fundraising

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: Yes

Available for hire to other groups: Yes

Hiring fees apply: Yes

 

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