SOUTHERN SOUNDS CHORUS

SOUTHERN SOUNDS CHORUS

Information current as at MARCH 2022

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Judith Judge, President, 0142 063 003

Membership enquiries: Maree Whelan, 0411 844 572

Choir's Email Address: southernsoundschorus1@gmail.com

Choir's Website: www.southernsounds.org.au

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: Promoting the four-part harmony, barbershop style of music for women

Voice type: All Female Singers

Choir performs: Unaccompanied

Year Choir formed: 1992

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 15 Desired: 30-35

Musical Repertoire: All forms of music arranged in four-part harmony, barbershop style

Musical Director: Lorraine Bulwyn, 0418 177 318

No. of years in current post: since 2020

Previous musical experience: Lorraine has been a member of Southern Sounds Chorus for 25 years

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

 

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: Yes - sing a set song, sing with a quartet

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: Yes Concerts: Yes

Membership Fees: $45 per month

Ability to read music: Desirable

Sight-reading ability: Not necessary

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Tuesday

Suburb: Langwarrin

Rehearsal venue: St Judes Hall, Warrandyte Rd

Off-street parking: Yes

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: varies, supplied by the Choir, a small cost may be required

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: 12

Av. No. of Performances/year: 12

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: Senior Citizens Clubs, Church Afternoons, fashion shows

Examples of musical pieces performed: I am Australian, Over the Rainbow, California Dreaming, Sounds of Silence, Sway, Somebody to Love

Touring: No

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: President, Board of Management

Types of Committees: Social, Fundraising, Music, Costume, Make-up, Choreography, History

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: Yes

Available for hire to other groups: No

 

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