SOUNDS OF SOUTHGATE

SOUNDS OF SOUTHGATE

Information current as at MARCH 2015

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Sue Webster, Choir Manager

Choir's Email Address: Contact the Choir using the Form on their website or via their Facebook page, Sounds of Southgate

Choir's Website: www.soundsofsouthgate.com

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: Sounds of Southgate draws together singers, musical ideas and historical literature, and original works by Musical Director Kate Sadler (KateSongs) in performances that inspire singers and audiences alike

Voice type: SATB

Choir performs: Both accompanied & unaccompanied

Year Choir formed: 2015

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 25 Desired: 40

Musical Repertoire: Ancient to Modern

Musical Director: Kate Sadler

No. of years in current post: since 2015 (formation of choir)

Previous musical experience: Kate is a master voice teacher and an established choral director with a lifetime of experience, having worked with a range of singers of all kinds and ages; opera singer, composer, conductor, master voice teacher

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

 

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: No

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: No Concerts: No

Membership Fees: $475.20 for 12 months, or $264 for 6 months, or $33 for 2 Try-Before-Buy sessions

Ability to read music: Not necessary, audio learning files sung & provided by MD

Sight-reading ability: Not necessary

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Tuesday

Suburb: Southbank

Rehearsal venue: St Johnís Southgate (meeting room)

Off-street parking: No

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: varies

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: N/A

Av. No. of Performances/year: 2

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: N/A

Examples of musical pieces performed: Falling Slowing (from the Musical "Once"), A Place by the River (Eddie Perfect, arr Sadler), Gloria (Vivaldi), Black is the Colour and songs by Musical Director Kate Sadler

Touring: No

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: Choir Manager, Financial Manager, Musical Director

Types of Committees: N/A

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: Yes

Available for hire to other groups: No

 

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