Waiheke Island Choral Society Inc.
Minutes of Committee meeting held at Whittakers.
Tues. 1st Dec. 2009.
Meeting opened at 6.15pm.
Present: Philip, Jeanne, Marion, Judy, Mark, Dee and Richard.
Apologies: Janet, Maya and Andy
Minutes: of meeting held on 17th Nov. were taken as read, and accepted.
Matters arising: The rights for “A funny thing” have been paid. Should we not take them up, there will be the loss of deposit of $200
Correspondence: NZ Choral Federation news letter. Passed to Richard.
Finance: Balance in the bank $7,905.07
Accounts: Gulf News 2 ads. $46.86
Jeanne to be reimbursed for Christmas frippery $85.00
Messiah: Extra rehearsals cancelled, due to readiness of the choir.
Probable rehearsal at 6.0pm Friday 11th with band.
Accompaniment: Richard to confirm number of musicians needing Fuller’s tickets.
Adverts: Final ad to go in Gulf news
Donations: Box all organised
Programme: Dee has done the list. Programme to be done.
Seating: Andy and Philip to collect chairs from Whittakers and deliver them to the church for Friday 6.00pm or Saturday 4.00pm
Risers still to be measured up. Richard / Andy
Richard will check when the chairs and risers should arrive at the church.
Richard to check with Vino Vino for the after- sing gathering on Sunday Night.
which will be “pay your own”
Full choir formal attire, black and white with coloured tie or scarf.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum:
As only 4 turned up for audition, it was suggested that a cast list be made up, and suitable people be approached.
Richard proposed his plan for rehearsals next year consisting of
Tues 6.30-8.00 choir
Thurs 7.30-9.30 Forum
and every 2nd Sunday
It was suggested that reviews be held 2 weeks before opening, with reviewers /audience encouraged to dress up too.
Audiences on the Saturdays to also be encouraged to dress for the occasion.
Next Year: A choral concert to be given shortly after the show, rehearsals running concurrently, to retain the voices we have acquired.
Kids only…possibly Joseph or a Christmas carol.
Following year: A big chunky well known show e.g. Fiddler or Sound of Music.
Possibly sing along style.
Christmas Do: Jeanne to advise cost of ham and hire of hall.
Request for help in decorating the hall, Jeanne will advise the time.
Meeting closed: 6.55pm
Next Meeting: Committee, partners and helpers get together
Tuesday 29th Dec. at 6.00pm at Philips.
Bring a plate and something to drink.
Philip to invite Colin and Christine, Marion to invite Dawn.