MONASH CHORALE

MONASH CHORALE

Information current as at MARCH 2017

 

CONTACT DETAILS

PO BOX 790, MOUNT WAVERLEY VIC 3149

Robyn Sorensen, Assistant Musical Director, (03) 9807 9624 (BH+AH)

Choir's Email Address: monashchorale@gmail.com

Choir's Website: www.monashchorale.org.au

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: Promote the enjoyment of choral singing; develop musical skills leading to public performances

Voice type: SATB

Choir performs: Accompanied

Year Choir formed: 1995

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 67 Desired: 70 (max)

Musical Repertoire: Classical through to modern music, Christmas Carols, folk songs as well as major choral works; the choir also performs with orchestral and theatre groups

Musical Director: Jennifer Turner

No. of years in current post: since 2017

Previous musical experience: TBA

Choir's past collaborations with other musical groups: Bendigo Chorale, Bendigo Symphony Orchestra, Maroondah Symphony Orchestra, Yarra Valley Singers, Waverley Concert Band, Kooyong Chamber Players, Oakleigh City Band

 

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: No

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: Yes Concerts: No

Membership Fees: $130 p.a. or $75 per concert

Ability to read music: Desirable

Sight-reading ability: Desirable

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Tuesday

Suburb: Glen Waverley

Rehearsal venue: Redeemer Lutheran Church

Off-street parking: Yes

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Formal black

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: 3

Av. No. of Performances/year: 15-20

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: Glen Waverley Uniting Church, St Barnabas Church (Glen Waverley), St Andrew's Church (Brighton), MLC Auditorium (Kew), Wesley College (Glen Waverley), Mt Waverley Community Centre, Yarra Valley Grammar School, Golden Square Uniting Church (Bendigo), Phillip Island Cultural Centre

Examples of musical pieces performed: The Creation (Haydn), oratorio highlights, Christmas songs

Touring: Yes - Melbourne Metro Area/Regional Victoria

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: An Incorporated Society with a Constitution, managed by an annually elected committee

Types of Committees: The 12 member committee organises all choir functions and activities

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: Yes

Available for hire to other groups: Yes

Hiring fees apply: Yes

 

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