Meeting of Waiheke Choral Society

Held on 09 October 2018 at Whittaker’s Musical Museum


Saskia Herren, Andy Spence, Maya Spence, Susan Triggs, Nicolas Herren, Gavin Smart

General Business:

A discussion took place about the upcoming concert of the Puccini - Messa di Gloria


The Morra Hall is booked for the November 10th and 11th

The concert will be at 4:00 pm on both Saturday and Sunday

Jamie Smart: Has offered to set up some stage lights.

Maya: Will make some enquiries about some screens to partition the hall and will bring the stage backdrop and lights for the back of the stage.

Name for the Concert:

Messa di Gloria by Puccini

Refreshments after concert:

We will provide refreshments after the concert with Basses and Altos bringing a plate to share on Saturday and Sopranos and Tenors a plate to share on Sunday


Saskia: Will create a poster.

Dress Code:

Black bottoms, white tops or shirts.

Skirts below the knee, shirts below elbow.

A coloured accessory can also be worn.


Saskia: Will contact Mark about advertising / interview in the Gulf News and the Weekender and have listed in the What’s happening


Richard: Should have the soloists finalised this week and let us know so we can list on the poster. If we get the names this week we can add them to the poster.


Richard: To decide if we will use the hall’s piano or if we will bring a piano

Ticket prices and Sales

$20 adult, $15 concession, $10 children

Andy: To make enquires with Steiner re online sales.

Tickets will also be available at Shop the Rock and from choir members

Dee: Will have the tickets ready by 30th October.

Not discussed: Remuneration and gifts for soloists

Meeting closed at 21:45

Next meeting: To be held in 2 weeks on 23rd October Whittaker’s Music Museum 9:00 (after choir)