Committee Meeting Minutes, 29 November 2016
Meeting called to order at 6:30PM at Whittaker’s Music Museum.
Present: Dee, Kayla, Mark, Maya, Philip, Richard, Susan
Decision was made between Richard and Kathy Ogletree to postpone the concert until the weekend before Easter. Four performances:
Friday, 7 April 2017, evening
Saturday, 8 April 2017, afternoon
Saturday, 8 April 2017, evening
Sunday, 9 April 2017, afternoon
Te Huruhi Hall is available for those dates.
Milla Dickens (soprano) is not available as she is moving to Wellington.
Richard to confirm availability of other soloists and orchestra members.
Richard to confirm arrangements with Kathy for a workshop on Saturday 10 December.
Dee to confirm that the Fullers sponsorship tickets for the orchestra will still be valid in April.
Dee to cancel arrangements with Richard Postel to move pianos for Carmina Burana.
Mark to ensure that newspaper advertisements have been cancelled.
Tuesday, 6 December, 7PM: Our usual rehearsal, the final one for the year.
Saturday, 10 December, 12 to 2PM (time to be confirmed): Workshop with Kathy Ogletree’s troupe at Te Huruhi Hall.
Saturday, 10 December, 5 to 7PM: Carols by the Sea for those who wish to participate.
Sunday, 11 December: Possible rehearsal (time TBA) for a possible Christmas concert – see under 18 Dec below.
Tuesday, 13 December: No rehearsal, because the excellent Corpus Christi College Choir will perform at the Piritahi Marae that evening.
Saturday, 17 December, 6PM: Choral Society Christmas party, at the Onetangi Hall. Bring a plate, a small gift, and a short performance.
Sunday, 18 December: Possible concert of Christmas music at St Peter’s Church (to be confirmed).
Richard to check with St Peter’s Church whether an 18 Dec concert would be possible, and under what arrangements.
7 – 9 April: Carmina Burana
June: Puccini, Messa di Gloria, plus Brahms, Alto Rhapsody
Probably no big show next year
Duke Ellington’s Sacred Concert put back to 2018
Meeting adjourned at 7:00PM.