THE PEOPLE'S CHOIR

THE PEOPLE'S CHOIR

Information current as at JULY 2017

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Isabelle Alexander, Secretary, 0417 198 778 (AH + BH)

Annabelle Taylor, Music Director, 0434 434 202 (preferably by text)

Choir's Email Address: isabelle_a@optusnet.com.au

Choir's Website: The Choir is on Facebook

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: To bring people together who enjoy singing and to help them find and improve their voices

Voice type: SATB

Choir performs: Both accompanied & unaccompanied

Year Choir formed: 2015

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 30 Desired: 100

Musical Repertoire: Rock, pop, gospel

Musical Director: Bettina Spivakovsky

No. of years in current post: since 2019

Previous musical experience: Bettina has a broad array of experience as a performing and recording singing artist, pianist, composer, arranger, actor, comedy writer and director, both locally and abroad; she is also a music teacher and choir leader, with a focus on teaching music to people living with disabilities; Bettina established Upfront Events, one of Australia's leading entertainment agencies and event companies, which has been in operation for the past 30 years

Choir's past collaborations with other musical groups: With One Voice/ creativity.com

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: No

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: No Concerts: No

Membership Fees: Donation of $7 per attendance

Ability to read music: Not necessary

Sight-reading ability: Not necessary

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Tuesday

Suburb: Caulfield South

Rehearsal venue: Armadale Bowling Club

Off-street parking: Yes

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Black shirts/T-shirts, and purple scarves

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: 1

Av. No. of Performances/year: 2

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: Dandenong Multicultural Festival, Clarinda Disability Centre Christmas Party, private functions

Examples of musical pieces performed: Gospel medleys, popular songs - Besame Mucho, Bohemian Rhapsody

Touring: No

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: Small Committee of Management

Types of Committees: as above

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: Yes

Available for hire to other groups: Yes

Hiring fees apply: Yes, to cover photocopying

 

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