Minutes of Waiheke Choral Society Committee meeting 17th May 2022, held at Anne Willmann’s home.
Meeting started 7:10
Present: Saskia, Nic, Mark, Maya, Anne, Gavin
Purpose of meeting: To discuss re-commencing weekly choir practices (was agreed at last AGM to wait few weeks after change to Orange to see if covid cases re-spike up).
Thanks to Mark for sending out email prior to this meeting showing trend in covid cases since change to Orange (recent slight rise again).
Discussed feelings re re-starting practices, everyone seemed happy to.
Carolyn not available as pianist till 31st May.
Masks would be required – must cover mouth and nose when mouth wide open.
Anne happy to conduct if committee decide to re-start practices.
Anne got a few responses to her email to members asking for song suggestions.
Agreed to re-start on trial basis, 1st practice 31st May, 7pm-8:30, including 5-10min break but without tea/coffee/biscuits (ie, just a ‘stretch your legs’ break), spaced seating, masks on at all times.
Saskia to put out email to members to advise start date and conditions.
Anne will follow with her own email to members asking them to look for their previous copies of music to various songs that she will list.
Not planning for a concert just yet, but would aim for one eventually.
Discussed possibility of some other members joining the committee.
Maya indicated Andy would be prepared to direct a show (depending on what it is) if we ever looked at doing another show.
Meeting closed at 7:50pm