ST PATRICK'S CATHEDRAL SINGERS

ST PATRICK'S CATHEDRAL SINGERS

Information current as at JANUARY 2005

 

CONTACT DETAILS

PO BOX 146, EAST MELBOURNE VIC 8002

Christopher Mason, Choir Director

Choir's Email Address: TBA

Choir's Website: http://www.cam.org.au/cathedral/Music/Cathedral-Singers

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: Musical support of the liturgy at St Patrick's Cathedral

Voice type: SATB

Choir performs: Both unaccompanied & accompanied

Year Choir formed: 1996

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 20 Desired: 30

Musical Repertoire: Sacred music - Gregorian chant, Polyphony of the 16th and 17th Centuries, 18th/19th/20th Century choral music (mass settings, motets and anthems)

Musical Director: Christopher Mason

No. of years in current post: TBA

Previous musical experience: TBA

Choir's past collaborations with other musical groups: Various instrumental groups in concert performances

 

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: Yes - voice quality, intonation, sight-singing

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: Yes Concerts: Yes

Membership Fees: None; some Tertiary Choral Scholarships are provided

Ability to read music: Essential

Sight-reading ability: Essential

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Sunday

Suburb: East Melbourne

Rehearsal venue: St Patrick's Cathedral

Off-street parking: Yes

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Ecumenical alb

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: 1

Av. No. of Performances/year: 45

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: St Patrick's Cathedral, Melbourne International Festival of Organ and Harpsichord (1998), Organs of the Ballarat Goldfields Festival (1998 & 1999)

Examples of musical pieces performed: Gregorian chants, classical and contemporary polyphony

Touring: Occasionally

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: Director of Music, Assistant Organists

Types of Committees: n/a

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: Yes

Available for hire to other groups: No

 

Back to ... ALPHABETICAL INDEX OF CHOIRS & VOCAL ENSEMBLES


DISCLAIMER : Whilst much care has been taken in compiling the information in this Guide, it is possible that errors may have occurred. So, please email the Editor at karina.gough@bigpond.com with corrections, and they will be made as soon as possible.

Copyright © Karina Gough WARNING: All Site content is owned by the Editor, and is not to be reproduced elsewhere without permission of the Editor.