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Vocally Wild Choir (VIC) - Accompanist

Posted 16/12/21

Vocally Wild Choir, based in the City of Bayside, is looking for a piano accompanist.  Our previous accompanist has just retired (age 82). 

We are a mixed SATB, 90+ membership community choir of varying musical experience.  We rehearse each Tuesday evening, 7.30 to 9.30 p.m. during school term times.  (Extra rehearsals are sometimes needed prior to performances.)  Our first rehearsal for 2022 will be on Tuesday, 1st February, 2022 at the Beaumaris Community Centre, Reserve Road, Beaumaris.  

Payment is $80 per hour. 

If you are interested, please contact our Musical Director - Bill Miles – via email   wemiles@hotmail.com


 

New Farm Community Choir (QLD) -  Music Director

Posted 14/12/21

The New Farm Community Choir are looking for a new musical director commencing Term 1, 2022.  The ensemble was established in 2009 as part of the local state school Community Education program. With a core of 14 dedicated singers, the Choir sings a range of music, from Australian choral repertoire, classical rock and pop pieces (70’s, 80’s, etc), spirituals, jazz arrangements, folk songs, and many more. Mostly the choir sings in two parts, at times moving to a three-part mixed structure based on part balance. There is no accompanist, though the choir usually performs with one, engaging local musicians for these events. Over the last few years, New Farm Community Choir has performed at Rotary Carols in New Farm Park, participated in QMF Absolutely Everybody project and QLD community choir ‘Peer Sing’ events. All the choristers are keen to learn their parts, and all new singers are usually welcome (non-auditions group).

Rehearsals take place on Wednesday evenings during school Term times at the Holy Spirit Catholic School on Villiers St, New Farm, Brisbane. This role is PAID, and rates can be discussed.

Interested applicants should please contact Joshua Clifford (outgoing musical director) for more information or to submit and application.
Joshua Clifford: joshua.clifford@uq.net.au           or            0435115721

 


 

Cantorion Sydney Incorporated (NSW) - Music Director

Posted 21/11/21

Cantorion Sydney Male Voice Choir is seeking to engage a new Musical Director to commence in February 2022.

The choir was founded in 2006 in the tradition of Welsh male voice choirs. The choir’s repertoire is comprised mainly of classical music written for male voice ensembles as well as folk music and sacred works. There are currently approximately 35 active members, with a range of musical abilities, although few can read music, all can sing in tune and are keen to learn their parts. There is no formal audition process. There is a regular accompanist.

Cantorion has performed in music festivals including Welsh Gymanfas and at weddings, dinners, charity fundraisers and conferences. Cantorion has performed at many concerts throughout Sydney, from Mona Vale to Bundeena to Windsor, and has also sung further afield in Yass, Nowra, Glenbrook and Dubbo. Plans for concerts in 2022, including a tour to Tamworth and Glen Innes, are well advanced.

Practice takes place in St Peters Presbyterian Church in North Sydney close to North Sydney station on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 8:45.

The principal responsibilities of the music director are to:-

·         Select music for the choir in consultation with the Committee.

·         Take charge of practices and performances.

·         Be responsible for the presentation standard of public performances.

·         Visit potential venues to assess suitability for either performances or rehearsals.

·         Select soloists as required.

The successful applicant will demonstrate the ability to:-

·         Competently undertake the responsibilities of the Music Director.

·         Bring the choir to a high standard of musicianship.

·         Work with singers of a range of abilities, from competent soloists to beginners.

·         Select concert repertoire items appropriate for the members and the audience.

For further information please contact us at:-

contact@cantorionsydneychoir.com

or

Ian MacArthur

President

0422 576 256

 

Applications close 7th January 2022.

Please submit your application to:-

 

Music Director

Cantorion Sydney Incorporated

PO Box 636

ARTARMON   NSW  1570

 


 

Seaside Singers (NSW) - Choir Conductor

Posted 21/11/21

The SeaSide Singers Community Choir of Port Stephens is seeking applications for the position of Conductor. Start date January 2022.  The position would suit a music graduate wishing to gain experience or an experienced person looking to support community culture.  

This well respected choir of 30 members, rehearses weekly at Salamander Bay in the beautiful relaxed Port Stephens Shire NSW. The choir is a well established  not-for profit non-auditioned choir of mostly mature aged singers and gives regular concerts.   

Qualifications: Diploma or degree in music or similar. Ability to work with a music team and members to:

1. Promote and support an enjoyable learning environment for singers.                     

2. Assist in repertoire selection.

3. Conduct weekly rehearsals

4.Conduct performances.    

Remuneration to be negotiated. 

For more information please contact the Public Officer on M: 0418 278201.                                                                    

See website at www.seasidesingers.com.au

Expressions of interest to be forwarded in writing by 30 January 2022 to:  portstephensseasidesingers@gmail.com          

         


 

 

Toowoomba Choral Society (QLD) - Youth Choir Conductor

Posted 13/10/21

The Toowoomba Choral Society has a long and proud history having been part of the musical culture of Toowoomba since 1933.  The choir is a non-auditioned Youth choir and actively participates in many public and community performances throughout each year.

The Society has its own facilities at Choral Hall which include a combination of three halls, a costume house, and three sheds for production assets.

There are three choirs in the Society - the TCS Choir, the TCS Contemporary Choral and the TCS Youth Choir.

Within the Youth Choir there are several components.

a) The Hummingbirds, a group of children aged 5-10, who have their own conductor,

b) the non-auditioned main component for ages 10-18, generally referred to as TCS Youth Choir,

c) the Harmonics, for the members grade 8 to grade 12. and

c) the auditioned smaller ensemble, the John Penny Singers.

The same conductor takes TCS Youth Choir, Harmonics and John Penny Singers.

For more information on applying click here to download an application kit

Applications close 5pm Monday 8th November, 2021.

Please send your application to:

The Secretary
Toowoomba Choral Society
PO Box 505
Toowoomba QLD 4350

or

secretary@tcschoral.com.au

 


Hastings Choristers -  New Music Director

Posted - 8/9/21

Music Director position: Hastings Choristers, Port Macquarie.

The Hastings Choristers is an auditioned SATB choir and a SSAA female vocal ensemble. The choirs are supported by an active management committee.  

There are weekly rehearsals and a regular concert programme of three to four concerts annually. The MD is responsible for preparing the choirs, organising accompanists and guest performers.

This is a paid contracted position with a 12 month term, renewable each year. The position commences in Term 1 2022.

For further information see our web site http://www.midcoast.com.au/~choristers  or contact our Vice President on 0412 322846.

Please send a CV to secretary.hastingschoristers@gmail.com by 21st November.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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