LAVERTON COMMUNITY CHOIR

LAVERTON COMMUNITY CHOIR

Information current as at NOVEMBER 2015

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Choir's Website: www.lavertoncommunitychoir.org

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: The Laverton Community Choir is open to people 16 years and over who enjoy singing; the choir's objective is to be part of the Laverton cultural fabric, and to be available to embrace opportunities to perform for the greater community

Voice type: SATB

Choir performs: Both accompanied & unaccompanied

Year Choir formed: 2009

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 29 Desired: as many as possible

Musical Repertoire: A range of popular and contemporary songs along with some folk, gospel, sacred-type songs and rounds; choristers are encouraged to bring along a favourite piece of music to be performed by choir

Musical Director: Chris Ramm

No. of years in current post: since 2010

Previous musical experience: Choral singer, music teacher, children's choir conductor

Choir's past collaborations with other musical groups: None to date

 

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: No

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: Yes Concerts: Yes

Membership Fees: $8 per week

Ability to read music: Not necessary

Sight-reading ability: Not necessary

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Thursday

Suburb: Laverton

Rehearsal venue: Laverton P-12 College, 91 Bladin Street

Off-street parking: Yes

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Black trousers with coloured shirts

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: As and when required by the general community

Av. No. of Performances/year: As and when required by the general community

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: Newport Festival 2009, Laverton Bowling Club at launch of choir, Laverton Carols by Candlelight, Rotary dinners, Bendigo Bank award night; assisted living complex in Hoppers Crossing

Examples of musical pieces performed: Queen, Under the Boardwalk, Sway, The Lion King, Heard it through the grapevine, Raise me Up, Unchained Melody, Traditional, Four Part Harmonies, Rounds

Touring: No

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: The choir is administered through the President/Treasurer, Librarian/Secretary, and the New Member Advocate

Types of Committees: n/a

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: Yes

Available for hire to other groups: No

 

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