GLEN EIRA CITY CHOIR

GLEN EIRA CITY CHOIR

Information current as at JUNE 2018

 

CONTACT DETAILS

PO BOX 317, CAULFIELD SOUTH VIC 3162

Penny Paton, Choir Secretary

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

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

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: to promote and enjoy singing, performing classical and other choral music

Voice type: SATB

Choir performs: Both accompanied & unaccompanied

Year Choir formed: 1946

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 50-70 Desired: All welcome, Tenors and Basses in particular

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: $205 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, black long skirt/trousers, red scarf (supplied by choir); Gents - Dinner suit, white shirt, red bow tie (supplied by choir)

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: The Creation (Haydn), Gloria (Vivaldi), Elijah (Mendelssohn), Messiah (Handel); mid-year light concert may include choruses from musicals, Gilbert and Sullivan, and other popular music

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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