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TUGGERAH LAKES CHORAL SOCIETY

INFORMATION SHEET ... ISSUED MARCH, 2014

HISTORY: Originally formed in 1973 as a circuit choir for the Uniting Churches of the Central Coast area, became autonomous in 1982, Incorporated in February, 1991 with the Certificate of Incorporation issued in the name of TUGGERAH LAKES CHORAL SOCIETY INCORPORATED.

The RULES OF THE SOCIETY number 47. Listed below are four of the most pertinent:

1.        To hold an Annual General Meeting once per year (ours is held in November). One of the agenda items is to elect Office Bearers and 5 Committee Members who hold a Management Committee Meeting each month on the third Tuesday. Current members are:-

 President:                         Ken Vesper              Treasurer:          Anne Darlington

Vice President:                 Margaret Frost              Secretary:          Angela Tibbles

Musical Director:             Coralie Carr

Committee:                    Librarian: Vacant,

Catering: Jean Hanlon, Betty Fitzgerald, Paul Logan

Members: Christina Ghatt, Barbara Jools

 2.       To complete an Application Form which is then submitted to the next Committee meeting for approval.

 If approved:

 3.        To pay an appropriate fee to the Treasurer within 28 days. Currently yearly fee is $100 payable as yearly membership fee of $20.00 and $100.00 per year music, rehearsal and administration fees which can be quarterly installments of $25.00.

4.        To advise Secretary, preferably in writing and one month ahead, of your intention to resign. To return all music promptly after each performance and if you resign.

 Weekly rehearsals are held each TUESDAY, commencing at 5.30 pm sharp and ending at 7.30 pmat St. Andrew's, The Presbyterian Church, 136 The Entrance Road, The Entrance.

If the Musical Director thinks it necessary, Saturday workshops are held.

The provision of music is free. Please make sure that any markings you make are made with a soft (3B) pencil and rubbed out before returning to the Librarian.

Should you wish to view any records of the Society, this can be arranged through contacting any of the Committee members.

The Musical Director would dearly like all members to attend as many rehearsals as is humanly possible ..it makes her task so much easier.           AND REMEMBER the old saying.. "Use whatever talents you have, for the forest would be very quiet if no birds sang except those that sing the best".

ENJOY!!

 For & on behalf of the Tuggerah Lakes Choral Society Management Committee

WHAT TO WEAR

MEN:

 Black trousers, hose and shoes

Long sleeved black open neck shirt with kerchief in pocket (kerchief can be purchased from Uniform Pool) - see Pat Blackwell

 LADIES:

 Long black skirt or black slacks

Shirt (black) that can be obtained from Uniform Pool for $12 - see Pat Blackwell.

Black shoes, black or nearly black panty hose or knee highs.

Scarves over black shirt for Xmas and Easter - see Pat Blackwell

Gold jewellery to be worn.

Ladies, if you feel that you need to carry a container for keys, purse, etc., please make it the smallest, blackest one you possess

 BOTH:

 An official badge can be purchased from the Treasurer for $12.00.

To be worn on left hand side collar of blouse and top of pocket of shirt.

Music is to be carried in your left hand when proceeding in and out of the performance venue.

 

 

Click here for membership Application Form