TIDES OF WELCOME SOUL & GOSPEL CHOIR

TIDES OF WELCOME SOUL & GOSPEL CHOIR

Information current as at SEPTEMBER 2004

 

CONTACT DETAILS

PO BOX 30, QUEENSCLIFF VIC 3226

Carolyn Williams, Secretary, (03) 5258 3367 (BH)

Choir's Email Address: qnhouse@bigpond.net.au

Choir's Website: home.vicnet.net.au/~tideswel

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: The Tides of Welcome Soul and Gospel Choir celebrates diversity and harmony through a shared passion for singing; as an open community choir, they provide an opportunity for personal skill development and individual achievement through the collaborative exploration of a' cappella performance; the choir generates a collage of voices, as individuals of varying ability find a niche where they can 'sing their heart out'

Voice type: SATB

Choir performs: Unaccompanied

Year Choir formed: 2003

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

Musical Repertoire: A range of soul- and gospel-based songs, with the odd folk song thrown in occasionally

Musical Director: Sarah Carroll

No. of years in current post: 1

Previous musical experience: Sarah has been involved in music and bands for many years; her current band is GIT

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

 

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: No

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: Yes Concerts: Yes

Membership Fees: $5 per rehearsal ($4 conc.)

Ability to read music: Not necessary

Sight-reading ability: Not necessary

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Thursday

Suburb: Queenscliff

Rehearsal venue: Senior Citizens' Centre

Off-street parking: Yes

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Black with a splash of blue/green to represent the colour of the sea

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: 5

Av. No. of Performances/year: 5

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: Queenscliff Town Hall, "At The Heads" Restaurant (Barwon Heads)

Examples of musical pieces performed: I Need Jesus, Goodnight The Lord's Coming, Go To Sleep Little Baby, Sweet Roseanne, If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again, Dreadful Wind and Rain

Touring: Possibly - Melbourne Metro Area/Regional Victoria/Interstate/Overseas

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: The Choir is run under the auspices of the Queenscliff and District Neighbourhood House, which provides choir administration and financial management

Types of Committees: Social, Fundraising, Magazine

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: No

 

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