PARK ORCHARDS COMMUNITY SINGERS

PARK ORCHARDS COMMUNITY SINGERS

Information current as at MARCH 2019

 

CONTACT DETAILS

PO BOX 68, PARK ORCHARDS VIC 3114

Kay Morton, Music Director, 0418 514 899 (AH + BH)

Choir's Email Address: kay@kaymorton.com

Choir's Website: www.parkorchards.org.au/Clubs/SingingGroup.aspx

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: To provide an inclusive community singing group for people of all abilities

Voice type: All Female Singers

Choir performs: Both accompanied & unaccompanied

Year Choir formed: 2018

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

Musical Repertoire: Pop songs, African music, World music, rounds, Folk

Musical Director: Kay Morton

No. of years in current post: since 2018

Previous musical experience: BA Hons (Music) La Trobe Univeristy, MA (Composition) Monash University, extensive choral singing experience including Astra Choir, Borboletta, Just Add Water, Women on the Verge; previous Musical Director of Rubies in the Kitchen, Women on the Verge

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

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: No

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: No Concerts: Yes

Membership Fees: Currently Nil

Ability to read music: Not necessary

Sight-reading ability: Not necessary

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Tuesday afternoons

Suburb: Park Orchards

Rehearsal venue: Park Orchards Community House and Learning Centre, 572 Park Rd

Off-street parking: Yes

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Yet to be decided

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: 2

Av. No. of Performances/year: 6-8

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: Park Orchards Christmas Carols, Park Orchards Community Centre Women’s Health Week

Examples of musical pieces performed: Nanuma, Humelela, Will you still love me tomorrow, Dream a little dream

Touring: No

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: Committee with Park Orchards Community House and Learning Centre

Types of Committees: Social

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: No

 

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