SWEET ADELINES INTERNATIONAL - VOCAL VIBES CHORUS

SWEET ADELINES INTERNATIONAL

VOCAL VIBES CHORUS

Information current as at DECEMBER 2014

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Jeanette Whitmore, Musical Director

Diana Bagulho, Rehearsals, 0407 690 089

Choir's Email Address: info@vocalvibes.org.au

Choir's Website: www.vocalvibes.org.au

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: To achieve musical excellence in the artform of singing 4-part harmony in the barbershop style; their style of singing is performed with choreography

Voice type:ALL FEMALE SINGERS

Choir performs: Unaccompanied

Year Choir formed: 2008

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 45 Desired: 50+

Musical Repertoire: A variety of modern, pop, australian, showtime and gospel

Musical Director: Jeanette Whitmore

No. of years in current post: since 2014

Previous musical experience: Jeanette is an accomplished barbershop 'Master Director', one of only six in Australia to achieve this honourable recognition from Sweet Adelines International; Jeanette has previously directed the Melbourne Chorus

Choir's past collaborations with other musical groups: Sweet Adelines International

 

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: Yes - an audition is required after a 6-week training course

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: No Concerts: Yes

Membership Fees: $40 per month

Ability to read music: Desirable but not necessary

Sight-reading ability: Desirable but not necessary

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Monday

Suburb: Ringwood North

Rehearsal venue: Holy Spirit Parish, Oban Road

Off-street parking: Yes

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Variation of slacks, skirt, camisole, jacket-style top

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: 1

Av. No. of Performances/year: 5-10

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: Karralyka Theatre (Ringwood)

Examples of musical pieces performed: Ain't Misbehavin', Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans, Mood Indigo, One Fine Day, Waltzing Matilda, I Am Australian

Touring: No - an Interstate Convention/Contest is held annually; the decision to compete is assessed each year and the outcome is based on a member majority vote

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir: Major positions: Team Coordinator, Secretary, Finance Manager, Musical Director

Types of Committees: Support roles: Music/Section Leaders, Choreographer, Education, Membership, New Members, Communication, Public Officer, Fundraising, Hospitality, Costume, Chorus Historian, Music Librarian

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: Yes

Available for hire to other groups: No - all music is copyrighted to Vocal Vibes Chorus and cannot be hired out

 

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