SOUTHPORT SINGERS

SOUTHPORT SINGERS

Information current as at APRIL 2018

 

CONTACT DETAILS

c/- Uniting Church, Dorcas St, SOUTH MELBOURNE VIC 3205

Annette Robinson, Secretary, (03) 9699 2852 or 0435 052 538

Choir's Email Address: annettehrobinson@hotmail.com

Choir's Website: n/a

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: SouthPort Singers is a small community choir, supported by the Uniting Church, although they are NOT a church choir; they sing for enjoyment, and perform at aged care homes and local festivals

Voice type: SATB

Choir performs: Both accompanied & unaccompanied

Year Choir formed: 1997

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 12 Desired: 25

Musical Repertoire: Opera choruses, Sacred, Folk, Pop, musical theatre

Musical Director: Peter Hagen

No. of years in current post: since 2018

Previous musical experience: Organist, Harpsichordist, Music teacher, Choral conductor with classical training and lots of experience

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

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: No

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: No Concerts: No

Membership Fees: None

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: South Melbourne

Rehearsal venue: Uniting Church, Dorcas St

Off-street parking: Yes

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Smart casual dress

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: 3

Av. No. of Performances/year: 3

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: Port Melbourne Bay Street Festival, Local Aged Care homes

Examples of musical pieces performed: Chorus of Hebrew Slaves, Rejoice in the Lord, Dona Nobis, music from Mary Poppins

Touring: No

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: All done by Conductor and Secretary

Types of Committees: n/a

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: Yes

Available for hire to other groups: No

 

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