Description

Children with a love of singing and performance will be delighted to hear that the Castlemaine Children’s Choir is starting again in term two. The choir is open to any child in the Shire aged 7 and above, who enjoy singing and would like to sing in a group. The choir provides the opportunity to develop musical skills and perform as a group, with sessions involving vocal warm ups; pitch and rhythm activities; new pieces and familiar songs; and time for fun music games.

Tim Watson is the choir leader. He studied music at the Victorian College of the Arts and has been a primary school teacher and teacher of music to a variety of ages.

A 9 week Term from Saturday 22nd July 2017 to Saturday 16th September 2017

Classes run from 10:30am to 11:15am

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Class Schedule

Duration: 9 Weeks x 45 mins

What you will learn
  • Improve your performance skills
  • Gain knowledge on proper techniques on pitch and rhythm
  • Join in musical games
What you will get
  • An overall fun learning experience for kids!

What to wear

Loose comfortable clothing

Appropriate for

Children Aged 7-12years


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Castlemaine Community House

Vendor sincce 2016

Castlemaine Community House is in Castlemaine, Mount Alexander Shire, within the Central Goldfield region of Victoria. It is situated 120kms from Melbourne, approximately an hour and 15 minutes from the city. Castlemaine is encircled by at least six towns, each with their own particular identity. In addition to its established population, the Shire is a magnet for an increasing population of arts practitioners, tree changers, down shifters and those pursuing an alternative lifestyle based on environmental sustainability.

Castlemaine Community House provides programs and activities contributing to community development and supporting individuals and groups within the local community.

Castlemaine Community House is:

◙ a learning centre

◙ a meeting place

◙ a not-for-profit enterprise

◙ a drop-in centre

◙ a supportive, welcoming placean information network

We have a range of regular activities, educational classes for adults, programs for parents and children, and a large number of community projects which we run or contribute to. We are run by a committee of management and we have a number of staff and volunteers.

2015 marks our 30th anniversary. There is abrief history of our first 30 years

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Maisie

07 March 2017 • Castlemaine Children's Choir

The choir has been an enriching experience for my daughter. She loves learning new songs and comes home still singing them. I think she is learning valuable skills in vocal production, rhythm, listening, working as a team and performing - all in a fun and un-pressured environment. I also love that she is being exposed to a range of music styles and cultures. It's a treat to hear the choir perform their work and the quality of teaching is evident in the sound that is produced within a few weeks. Sally