MORNINGTON PENINSULA WELSH LADIES CHOIR

MORNINGTON PENINSULA WELSH LADIES CHOIR

Information current as at OCTOBER 2019

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Trudi Mackenzie, President, 0406 678 261

Choir's Email Address: secretarympwlc237@gmail.com

Choir's Website: facebook.com/pages/category/Choir/Mornington-Peninsula-Welsh-Ladies-Choir-252651295515491/

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: Enjoy singing in harmony in the Welsh tradition

Voice type: All Female Singers

Choir performs: Both accompanied & unaccompanied

Year Choir formed: 2018

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 35 Desired: 50

Musical Repertoire: Songs from Wales and written by welsh composers; traditional and modern, in English and in Welsh

Musical Director: Tom Buchanan

No. of years in current post: since 2018

Previous musical experience: Many years of conducting choirs both here and overseas; also conducts professional and community bands and orchestras

Choir's past collaborations with other musical groups: Excelsis Choir at Melbourne Recital Centre; Australian Welsh Male Choir in Concert and at Singing in the Pub events; singing with all Welsh Victorian based choirs at St Michael's Church in Melbourne

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: No - Members are voice tested and allocated to their respective parts

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: Yes Concerts: Yes

Membership Fees: $10 per week

Ability to read music: Desirable

Sight-reading ability: Not necessary

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Sunday

Suburb: Frankston

Rehearsal venue: High St Uniting Church

Off-street parking: Yes

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Black pants and tops, scarves are provided

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: 2

Av. No. of Performances/year: 4

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: High Street Uniting Church (Frankston), Melbourne Recital Centre

Examples of musical pieces performed: The Seal Lullaby, Suo Gan, No Ways Tired, And So It Goes, Hiraeth

Touring: Not yet

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: Committee of Management

Types of Committees: as above

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: Yes

Available for hire to other groups: No

 

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