PARK ORCHARDS COMMUNITY SINGERS

PARK ORCHARDS COMMUNITY SINGERS

Information current as at FEBRUARY 2020

 

CONTACT DETAILS

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

Choir's Email Address: kay@leadtothrive.com.au

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

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

Voice type: Whilst the choir currently has only female singers, it would happily welcome male singers too

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: $15 per week, paid by the 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 afternoons

Suburb: Park Orchards

Rehearsal venue: Contact the Music Director

Off-street parking: No

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Varies

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: N/A

Types of Committees: N/A

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: No

 

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