MELBOURNE SOUL CHOIR

MELBOURNE SOUL CHOIR

Information current as at MARCH 2013

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Jo Buckle, Co-organiser

Choir's Email Address: jo.v.buckle@gmail.com

Choir's Website: www.meetup.com/Melbournes-got-Soul/

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: A group of enthusiastic, friendly people who want to sing soul music and have fun

Voice type: 3 parts - low, medium, high

Choir performs: Unaccompanied

Year Choir formed: 2013

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 20 Desired: 30-40

Musical Repertoire: Soul music

Musical Director: The Choir pays for a singing teacher, and anyone can have input into direction, song choice, etc

No. of years in current post: N/A

Previous musical experience: N/A

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

 

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: No - potential choir members should just have a desire to sing in a group and be friendly and supportive

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: No Concerts: No

Membership Fees: $120 or so per semester or less, if there are more members

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: Melbourne CBD

Rehearsal venue: Ross house, Flinders Lane

Off-street parking: No

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: TBA

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: TBA

Av. No. of Performances/year: TBA

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: None to date

Examples of musical pieces performed: None to date, but the songs the Choir sings for fun include Son of a Preacher Man, Sitting on the Dock of the Bay, Hit the Road Jack, Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow, I Heard it on the Grapevine, River Deep Mountain High

Touring: Not to date

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: Democratic and fluid, with decisions generally made in the bar after singing

Types of Committees: N/A

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: No

 

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