MAKING WAVES

MAKING WAVES

Information current as at JUNE 2013

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Sue Kirkpatrick, Musical Director, (03) 8707 0031 (BH + AH)

Choir's Email Address: suesingoutloud@gmail.com

Choir's Website: www.twobayschoir.blogspot.com/

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: A community choir, to sing for enjoyment and grow together musically, with occasional community performance

Voice type: SATB

Choir performs: Mainly unaccompanied

Year Choir formed: 2000

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 25 Desired: 40

Musical Repertoire: World Music, contemporary a cappella, original and a little Pop

Musical Director: Sue Kirkpatrick

No. of years in current post: since 2000

Previous musical experience: Sue has been involved in community music making for many years, is the director of 2 community choirs, and a music specialist in primary schools

Choir's past collaborations with other musical groups: Part of Mornington Peninsula's Two Bays Choir, Sing For Water Choir, Melbourne Millenium Chorus

 

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: No

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: No Concerts: No

Membership Fees: $12/$10 weekly, reduced term fees available

Ability to read music: Not necessary

Sight-reading ability: Not necessary

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Tuesday

Suburb: Mornington

Rehearsal venue: Mornington Senior Citizens' Rooms, Mornington Park, Flinders Drive

Off-street parking: Yes

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Black, aqua and jade green clothing

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: 1

Av. No. of Performances/year: 8

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: Eco-Fest (Rye); with Two Bays Choir: Opening of Botannic Gardens "Australia Garden" (Cranbourne), Fundraiser for East Timor with Kirsty Sword-Gusmao (Mt Eliza), Mornington Food and Wine Festival (Mt Eliza), Frankston Foreshore Life in the City Program

Examples of musical pieces performed: Book of Love (Peter Gabriel), Malaika (Miriam Makeba), Rivers of Babylon (Bony M), Rolihlahla Mandela (Sth Africa)

Touring: No

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: Choir is administered by Director with occasional assistance from members

Types of Committees: n/a

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: Yes

Available for hire to other groups: No

 

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