LIEDERKRANZ TIVOLI

LIEDERKRANZ TIVOLI

Information current as at MARCH 2009

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Ruth Braun, Choir Contact, (03) 9817 5609 (AH)

Choir's Email Address: obraun@westnet.com.au

Choir's Website: n/a

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: To promote an appreciation of German Lieder of various styles and from different periods

Voice type: SATB

Choir performs: Usually accompanied

Year Choir formed: 1991

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 27 Desired: 35-40

Musical Repertoire: All types of German Lieder - Volkslieder (folk songs), German Hymns, Operettas, German and English Carols

Musical Director: Douglas Heywood OAM (Repetiteur is Jesam Stewart-Rech)

No. of years in current post: since 1998

Previous musical experience: Professional singer, orchestral conductor, university lecturer in music and education

Choir's past collaborations with other musical groups: Cranbourne Chorale, Liedertafel Arion, and various German and Austrian choirs from around Australia, at the Sängerfest held every 3 years

 

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: No

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: Yes Concerts: Yes

Membership Fees: $176 p.a. (or part payments through the year)

Ability to read music: Desirable, but not essential

Sight-reading ability: Not necessary

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Thursday

Suburb: Windsor

Rehearsal venue: Club Tivoli, 291 Dandenong Rd

Off-street parking: Yes

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Ladies - white blouse, long black skirt, black shoes, red floppy tie; Gents - White shirt, black trousers, black shoes, red bow tie

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: 1

Av. No. of Performances/year: 6

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: Malvern Town Hall, Camberwell Centre, retirement homes, Yarra Valley Anglican School, Lygon Street Festa

Examples of musical pieces performed: Im weißen Rössl, Im Abendrot, Die Fledermaus, Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit

Touring: No

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: Committee comprising President, Secretary, Treasurer, Librarian, and 3 General Committee Members

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: Yes

Available for hire to other groups: No

 

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