ONE WORLD VOICES

ONE WORLD VOICES

Information current as at APRIL 2017

 

CONTACT DETAILS

c/o CASTLEFIELD COMMUNITY CENTRE, 505 BLUFF RD, HAMPTON VIC 3188

Ros Porter, General Manager, (03) 9598 0662 (BH)

Choir's Email Address: castlefield@bayciss.org.au

Choir's Website: castlefield.org.au

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: To create a joyful singing space where people of all cultures in Bayside can share in creating music together

Voice type: Unison/mixed

Choir performs: Both accompanied & unaccompanied

Year Choir formed: 2016

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 15 Desired: 30

Musical Repertoire: Mostly African-based, original Music by Valanga Khoza, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Joe Geia and many others

Musical Directors: Andrea and Valanga Khoza

No. of years in current post: since 2016

Previous musical experience: Both Directors of Millennium Choir, Woodford Fire Event, and others

Choir's past collaborations with other musical groups: N/a

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: No

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: Yes Concerts: Yes

Membership Fees: $10 for employed members, $6 Conc, paid per session on a term basis, $15 casual per session

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: Hampton

Rehearsal venue: Castlefield Community Centre, 505 Bluff Rd

Off-street parking: Yes

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: None yet

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: 1

Av. No. of Performances/year: 1

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: Castlefield Community Centre

Examples of musical pieces performed: Songs are from the albums of Andrea and Valanga Khoza, as well as some old favourites that range from township jive to haunting traditionally inspired melodies

Touring: No

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: General Manager, with assistance from interested choir members

Types of Committees: Social, Fundraising

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: Yes

Available for hire to other groups: No

 

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