VOCALLY WILD

VOCALLY WILD

Information current as at AUGUST 2008

 

CONTACT DETAILS

SANDYBEACH CENTRE, CNR BEACH RD AND SIMS ST, SANDRINGHAM VIC 3191

Robert Dryden, Musical Director, (03) 9589 5737 (AH) or 0408 522 901

Choir's Email Address: rdry5797@bigpond.net.au

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

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE CHOIR

Vision statement / Artistic goals: Have lots of fun, learning some new songs and different techniques in singing

Voice type: SATB

Choir performs: Both unaccompanied & accompanied

Year Choir formed: 2003

No. of Singing Members - Currently: 50 Desired:

Musical Repertoire: Musicals, contemporary, medleys, gospel, etc

Musical Director: Robert Dryden

No. of years in current post: since 2003

Previous musical experience: Director of Music at Haileybury College Castlefield, Teaching degree (secondary), piano degree, performed in over 30 amateur musical productions, sung in various church/community choirs, performer in a band

Choir's past collaborations with other musical groups: Joyful Strains

 

JOINING REQUIREMENTS

Audition: No

Minimum Attendance policy - Rehearsals: No Concerts: Yes

Membership Fees: $90 (Conc. $81) per 10 week term

Ability to read music: Desirable

Sight-reading ability: Desirable

 

REHEARSAL ARRANGEMENTS

Av. No. of rehearsals/week: 1

Usual rehearsal night(s): Tuesday

Suburb: Sandringham

Rehearsal venue: Sandybeach Centre

Off-street parking: Yes

 

PERFORMANCES

Performance Apparel:

Av. No. of Concert Programs/year: 5

Av. No. of Performances/year: 5

Sample of the Choir's past Concert Venues: Bayside Carols in the Park, Kingston Town Hall Concert, Mordialloc Eistedfod, West Brighton Club, community functions

Examples of musical pieces performed:

Touring: No

 

CHOIR'S ADMINISTRATION

Administration / Governance arrangements for the Choir:

Types of Committees:

 

MUSIC LIBRARY

Own collection of music scores: Yes

Available for hire to other groups: No

 

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