LA VOCE DELLA LUNA - ITALIAN WOMEN'S CHOIR

LA VOCE DELLA LUNA - ITALIAN WOMEN'S CHOIR

Information current as at JULY 2013

 

CONTACT DETAILS

PO BOX 49, NORTHCOTE VIC 3070

Elvira Andreoli, Musical Director, 0434 123 375

Choir's Email Address: elviraandreoli@hotmail.com

Choir's Website: www.lavocedellaluna.com.au

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: For women of Italian roots to retain and promote their Italian heritage, culture, arts and traditions through music and song

Voice type: All Female Singers

Choir performs: Accompanied

Year Choir formed: 1995

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 46 Desired: no more at present

Musical Repertoire: Extensive range from 15th Century to present 21st, songs from all regions of Italy which reflect all aspects of the human experience(s) - work, protest, love, seductions, lullaby and even death! - which have been handed down from generation to generation

Musical Director: Elvira Andreoli

No. of years in current post: since 2013

Previous musical experience: TBA

Choir's past collaborations with other musical groups: The choir often collaborates in Theatre and Music projects with other choirs and theatre companies

 

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: Yes, and approval by Kavisha Mazzella (at the moment, the choir is full)

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: Yes Concerts: Yes

Membership Fees: $25 p.a.

Ability to read music: Not necessary

Sight-reading ability: Not necessary

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Monday

Suburb: Northcote

Rehearsal venue: Uniting Church

Off-street parking: No

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Depends on nature/time/place of performance, but generally "Warm colours" and black

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: Varies

Av. No. of Performances/year: Varies

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: Playbox/Malthouse, Gasworks, Melbourne Town Hall, Federation Square, Melbourne Concert Hall, Trades Hall, Spiegel Tent, Government Departments, at launches of health and arts policies/conventions, Carlton Crest Hotel, gardens and parks, vineyards, churches, reception centres and clubrooms, numerous folk festivals (Woodford, Port Fairy, Canberra, Sydney/Wollongong, Castlemaine, Bendigo, Ballarat, Geelong, etc, the most recent of which was the 20th anniversary celebration of ABC Radio National's "Music Deli" at the National Gallery of Victoria on 8 July 2006, and at the "Festival of Voices" in Hobart 10-16 July 2006

Examples of musical pieces performed: Folk and popular songs from all over Italy

Touring: Yes - Melbourne Metro Area/Regional Victoria/Interstate/Overseas

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: Committee of Management

Types of Committees: see above

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: Yes

 

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