SWEET ADELINES INTERNATIONAL - VOCAL VIBES CHORUS

SWEET ADELINES INTERNATIONAL

VOCAL VIBES CHORUS

Information current as at FEBRUARY 2021

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Henrietta Farr, Musical Director

Sue Harvey, Rehearsals, 0411 459 544

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: 40 Desired: 50

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

Musical Director: Henrietta Farr

No. of years in current post: since 2018

Previous musical experience: 7 years with Sweet Adelines International choruses

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

 

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: Yes - 2 audition songs should be passed within 4-6 weeks of attendance

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: Yes Concerts: No

Membership Fees: $50 per month plus costume levy and one-off joining fee for membership of Sweet Adelines International

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

Rehearsal venue: St Pauls Anglican Church, 40 Warrandyte Rd

Off-street parking: Yes

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel: Variation of provided pants and tunic tops or own clothes depending on performance style

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: Rolling in the Deep, I Am Woman, Orange Coloured Sky, Sweet Dreams, I Am Australian, Fields of Gold

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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