THE MELBOURNE THRESHOLD CHOIR

THE MELBOURNE THRESHOLD CHOIR

Information current as at JUNE 2016

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Sally Brakha, Director, 0402 636 429

Choir's Email Address: sbrakha@melbournethresholdchoir

Choir's Website: www.melbournethresholdchoir.com

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: The choir, in groups of three to four, offers a service of gentle voices and songs at the bedside of those who are on the threshold of life and death

Voice type: SAT female & male singers

Choir performs: Unaccompanied

Year Choir formed: 2013

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 10 Desired: 15-20

Musical Repertoire: Drawn mainly from the repertoire of Threshold Choir USA

Musical Director: Jenny Batten

No. of years in current post: since 2014

Previous musical experience: Music teacher - school choirs, church choir leadership, community choir leader, section leader in Melbourne Singers of Gospel

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

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: No, but the ability to hold a tune is required

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: No Concerts: N/a

Membership Fees: $30 per school term

Ability to read music: Desirable

Sight-reading ability: Not necessary

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals: 1 per fortnight

Usual rehearsal night(s): Wednesday

Suburb: Hawthorn East

Rehearsal venue: Christian Community Church

Off-street parking: No

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Neat and appropriate for venue

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: n/a

Av. No. of Performances/year: 10

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

Examples of musical pieces performed: Simple songs, lullabies, rounds in harmony and unison

Touring: No

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: Management committee

Types of Committees: Social

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: Yes

Available for hire to other groups: No

 

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