PENINSULA SINGERS

PENINSULA SINGERS

Information current as at DECEMBER 2012

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Choir's Email Address: n/a

Choir's Website: n/a

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: To enjoy and present a wide range of music at the highest possible standard, and to give pleasure to others; performances are given at various Retirement Centres and Nursing Homes, and at 1 annual concert

Voice type: SATB

Choir performs: Both unaccompanied and accompanied

Year Choir formed: 1987

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 15 Desired: 40

Musical Repertoire: Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Rogers and Hammerstein; music from shows such as Les Miserables, Jekyll and Hyde, Beauty and the Beast

Musical Director: TBA

No. of years in current post: n/a

Previous musical experience: TBA

Choir's past collaborations with other musical groups: A string quartet and an international piano soloist, instrumental groups where possible

 

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: Yes - sing a range of arpeggios

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: No Concerts: No

Membership Fees: $50 p.a. + $7 per rehearsal to cover church hire; Half Year rate (e.g. $12) can be discussed

Ability to read music: Desirable, but not necessary

Sight-reading ability: Desirable

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Monday

Suburb: Mt Eliza

Rehearsal venue: Hall of St James The Less Church, Nepean Highway

Off-street parking: Yes

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Ladies - Long black skirt, white blouse; Gents - Black trousers, black bow tie, white shirt

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: 8

Av. No. of Performances/year: 8

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: Finlay Hall (Mornington), Mechanics Hall (Frankston), George Jenkins Theatre (Frankston), St Peter's Hall (Mornington), various nursing homes, an End-of-Year concert is held at The Cube (Frankston)

Examples of musical pieces performed: Medley from Les Miserables, The Snow (Elgar), Puttin' On The Ritz (Berlin), medley from Beauty And The Beast, Riddle Song (Rutter)

Touring: No

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: Management Committee

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: Yes

Available for hire to other groups: No

 

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