NEWPORT COMMUNITY CHOIR

NEWPORT COMMUNITY CHOIR

Information current as at JANUARY 2012

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Alan Davies, Conductor, (03) 9391 1103 (AH)

Choir's Email Address: alandavies10@gmail.com

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

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: To provide an opportunity for structured group singing that is open to all regardless of experience or ability; to provide opportunities for group singing performance; to promote the value of community singing; to provide an opportunity for singers of any level of ability to extend their skills and confidence

Voice type: SATB

Choir performs: Unaccompanied

Year Choir formed: 2008

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 20 Desired: 25

Musical Repertoire: Gospel songs, rounds, hymns, songs of diverse cultures

Musical Director: Alan Davies

No. of years in current post: since 2008

Previous musical experience: Choir singer for 10 years, singing workshop leader

Choir's past collaborations with other musical groups: Combined Christmas Carols performance with Willin Wimmin, host choir of Western Suburbs Choirs Festival

 

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: No

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: No Concerts: No

Membership Fees: $88 per 10 week term

Ability to read music: Not necessary

Sight-reading ability: Not necessary

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Wednesday

Suburb: Newport

Rehearsal venue: Newport Community Hall, 13 Mason St

Off-street parking: No

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: not specified

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: 6

Av. No. of Performances/year: 6

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: The Substation, Williamstown Festival, Newport Fiddle and Folk Club

Examples of musical pieces performed: Shut De Door (Keep Out De Devil), Bonsoir, Canaan's Land

Touring: No

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: The choir is administered by the Newport Fiddle and Folk Club

Types of Committees: n/a

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: No

 

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