KENSINGERS: THE KENSINGTON COMMUNITY CHOIR

KENSINGERS: THE KENSINGTON COMMUNITY CHOIR

Information current as at JUNE 2012

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Laura Sheridan, Choir Leader, 0404 889 613 (BH + AH)

Choir's Email Address: kensingtoncommunitychoir@gmail.com

Choir's Website: www.kensingerschoir.wix.com/kensingers

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: To have fun and create entertaining performances

Voice type: SATB

Choir performs: Unaccompanied

Year Choir formed: 1996

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 22 Desired: 32

Musical Repertoire: Popular, World, Spiritual, Classical, Musical Theatre, Australian and Combined

Musical Director: Laura Sheridan

No. of years in current post: since 2010

Previous musical experience: Music teacher, cellist, chorister

Choir's past collaborations with other musical groups: ADSVIC Service with Willin’ Wimmin’, Big Sings, and Choir Festivals

 

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: No

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: No Concerts: No

Membership Fees: $50 per term

Ability to read music: Not necessary

Sight-reading ability: Not necessary

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Wednesday

Suburb: Kensington

Rehearsal venue: Kensington Neighbourhood House

Off-street parking: Yes

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Black with a splash of colour

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: 4

Av. No. of Performances/year: 4

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: Kensington Uniting Church, Newport Substation, BMW Edge (combined)

Examples of musical pieces performed: Banaha (Congo), By & By (Spiritual), Watch Out, Girl! (Folk), Mumma Warruno (Aboriginal), Blessed Be (Popular)

Touring: No

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: Community Group – Neighbourhood House

Types of Committees: N/A

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: No

 

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