LOOSE ARRANGEMENT

LOOSE ARRANGEMENT

Information current as at DECEMBER 2010

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Choir's Email Address: loosearrangementchoir@yahoo.com.au

Choir's Website: www.loosearrangement.yolasite.com

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: Singing for the love of it, the joy of making music with others

Voice type: SATB

Choir performs: Mainly unaccompanied

Year Choir formed: 1998

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 15 Desired: 25

Musical Repertoire: Varied repertoire - gospel, pop, African, classical and original songs and arrangements, both simple and complex

Musical Director: To Be Advised

No. of years in current post: TBA

Previous musical experience: TBA

Choir's past collaborations with other musical groups: Singing for Samoa fundraising concert in 2010; Gasworks Cabaret (Melbourne Fringe Festival) with La La Ville in 2009; two Peace concerts in 2004 and 2005, as well as with other local choirs for local events

 

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: No, although an ability to sing in tune is desired

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: No Concerts: No

Membership Fees: $15 per week; $12 per week if the term is paid for up front

Ability to read music: Not necessary

Sight-reading ability: Not necessary

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Saturday afternoons

Suburb: St Kilda East

Rehearsal venue: Centre for Creative Ministries, cnr Hotham and Inkerman Streets

Off-street parking: No

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Red and/or purple, with black

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: 3

Av. No. of Performances/year: 3

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: Elwood Anglers Club, The Boite Winter Festival, Daylesford Convent Chapel, Elwood Community Centre, concerts in residential units for the elderly and disabled, Melbourne International Festival in a community theatre piece "Outside In", Cromwell Theatre (Melbourne Fringe Festival), Gasworks Theatre, Brunswick Uniting Church, Pirates Tavern (Williamstown Maritime Association), Footscray Arts Centre

Examples of musical pieces performed: Dance Me to the End of Love, The Long and Winding Road, In This Heart; Amarilli, Four Seasons in One Day, House of Love, Stand by Me, Sylvie, Throw your Arms Around Me, Long Black Veil, Where the Thunder Donít Roll

Touring: No

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: Committee

Types of Committees: n/a

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: No

 

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