SWINBURNE CHORALE

SWINBURNE CHORALE

Information current as at MARCH 2013

 

CONTACT DETAILS

John Harris, President

John Ford, Secretary, (03) 9890 6046 (AH) or 0417 546 650

Choir's Email Address: chorale.Swinburne@gmail.com

Choir's Website: n/a

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: A community choir open to all who enjoy singing; committed to rehearsing a wide ranging repertoire to concert standard in a friendly atmosphere

Voice type: SATB

Choir performs: Both unaccompanied & accompanied

Year Choir formed: 1994

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

Musical Repertoire: Sacred songs, excerpts from major composers' works, folk songs, classic popular songs, jazz, spirituals

Musical Director: Sarah Mandie

No. of years in current post: since 2009

Previous musical experience: Sarah is a singer, performer, recording artist, voice teacher, choir leader and workshop facilitator; Sarah also has experience in music and events management, marketing and promotion

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

 

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: No, but singers should have an ability to sing in tune and be able to harmonise

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: No Concerts: No

Membership Fees: $80 per term (discounts may apply)

Ability to read music: Not necessary

Sight-reading ability: Not necessary

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Tuesday, except during school holidays

Suburb: Hawthorn

Rehearsal venue: St Joseph's Church, cnr Power & Denham Sts

Off-street parking: Yes

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Ladies - black skirt or pants, black blouse; Gents - black shirt, black trousers

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: 2

Av. No. of Performances/year: 2

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: Immaculate Conception Church (Hawthorn), St Joseph's Church (Hawthorn)

Examples of musical pieces performed: In This Heart, Vilna, Deep Peace, Woyaya, Iím Only sleeping, Peace on Earth, Down to the River,Yil Lul, Woyaya, Sumertime, Swin Low Sweet Chariot

Touring: Yes - Melbourne Metro Area

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: President, Secretary, Treasurer

Types of Committees: Management

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: Yes

Available for hire to other groups: Yes

Hiring fees apply: Yes

 

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