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Information current as at JUNE 2013

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Sue Kirkpatrick, Musical Director, (03) 8707 0031 (BH + AH)

Choir's Email Address: suesingoutloud@gmail.com

Choir's Website: www.twobayschoir.blogspot.com/

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: To sing for enjoyment and grow together musically, with occasional community performance

Voice type: SATB

Choir performs: Mainly unaccompanied

Year Choir formed: 1999

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

Musical Repertoire: Swing, pop and world music

Musical Director: Sue Kirkpatrick

No. of years in current post: since 1999

Previous musical experience: Sue has been involved in community music making for many years, is the director of 2 community choirs, and a music specialist in primary schools

Choir's past collaborations with other musical groups: Part of Mornington Peninsula's Two Bays Choir, Sing For Water Choir, Melbourne Millenium Chorus

 

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: No, but some part-singing experience an advantage

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: No Concerts: No

Membership Fees: $12/$10 weekly, reduced term fees available

Ability to read music: Not necessary

Sight-reading ability: Not necessary

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Monday

Suburb: Frankston

Rehearsal venue: Church Hall

Off-street parking: Yes

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Black and purple clothing

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: 1

Av. No. of Performances/year: 8

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: Oakhill Gallery (Mornington); with Two Bays Choir: Opening of Botannic Gardens "Australia Garden" (Cranbourne), Fundraiser for East Timor with Kirsty Sword-Gusmao (Mt Eliza), Mornington Food and Wine Festival, Frankston Foreshore Life in the City Program

Examples of musical pieces performed: Khumbaya (Soweto Gospel Choir), Distant Sun (Crowded House), Blue Moon (Rodgers and Hart), It Don't Mean a Thing if it Aint Got That Swing (Duke Ellington), Summertime (Gershwin)

Touring: No

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: Choir is administered by Director with occasional assistance from members

Types of Committees: n/a

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: Yes

Available for hire to other groups: No

 

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