GREEN SINGERS

GREEN SINGERS

Information current as at FEBRUARY 2009

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Des Buckmaster, Secretary, (03) 9443 0191

Choir's Email Address: green.singers@gmail.com

Choir's Website: home.vicnet.net.au/~gsing

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: To inspire people with songs about the environment, social justice, freedom and peace

Voice type: SATB

Choir performs: Unaccompanied

Year Choir formed: 2000

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 8 Desired: 20+

Musical Repertoire: Songs about the environment, social justice, freedom and peace

Musical Director: currently vacant position

No. of years in current post: n/a

Previous musical experience: n/a

Choir's past collaborations with other musical groups: There have been some temporary collaborations in the past

 

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: No audition required for joining, but an audition is required to sing in concerts

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: No Concerts: No

Membership Fees: Currently none, but this will change when the choir hires a musical director

Ability to read music: Desirable

Sight-reading ability: Not necessary

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Monday

Suburb: Northcote

Rehearsal venue: Private home until the choir increases in size

Off-street parking: Yes

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Green T shirts (supplied) and black pants

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: up to 6

Av. No. of Performances/year: up to 6

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: The Boite, Daylesford Singers Festival, Uniting Church (Northcote), at the premises of various environmental and gardening groups

Examples of musical pieces performed: Air, Bein' Green, Compost Makers' Work Song, Curlews Fly, Earth Song, Flower Carol, Freedom, It's dry, Mamunya - for the Children, Melbourne's Choking, Pollution, The Shannon Rise, Smoke on the Water

Touring: No

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: Fairly informal, at present

Types of Committees: n/a

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: Yes (available through the choir's web site)

Available for hire to other groups: Yes

Hiring fees apply: No

 

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