Apollo Camp Semester 2 2018

PSA: SEMESTER 2 CAMP IS COMING

If you’re looking forward to a relaxing break chilling in a hot tub and reading from Monday the 24th September to Wednesday 26th September, don’t click this link.

If you don’t want to be bored out of your mind (and leave your uni stress behind) and want 3 full days of music, performance, games and activities with the Apollo crew, come join us at Westburn Recreation Camp (Also known as St John Ambulance Recreation Camp) in Wesburn. We will be showcasing all our hard work with the performance on Tuesday 25th.

So click any link to be redirected to our Facebook event page for more information.

like this one below.

Apollo Camp Semester 2 Facebook event page

Semester 2 rehearsal schedule

Welcome to Sem 2 y’all! We hope you’ve had a relaxing winter break!

We have SO many awesome events organised, from our Welcome Night, AGM pizza lunch to ensemble rehearsals starting this week! So keep an eye out for announcements on what’s to come over the next couple weeks 😉

Rehearsals start from today and are at the same time/place every week, so come along and check them out! It’s just $5 membership for the semester 🙂

Choir: Monday 6:15-8:15pm Cussonia Court, Room 1
Acapollo: Tuesday 5:30-7:30pm Graham Cornish B. Union House
Rock Band: Tuesday 5:30-7:15pm Cussonia Court, Room 2
Fusion Band: Wednesday 5:15-7:15pm, Cussonia Court, Room 1
Strings: Thursday 5:15-7:15pm, 200 Berkeley St, Room 151
Jazz Band: Thursday 6:30-8:15pm Cussonia Court, Room 2

To keep updated with relevant info for your ensemble, here are the ensemble Facebook groups for you to join:

Choir: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ApolloHMSChoir/
Acapollo: https://www.facebook.com/groups/acapollo/
Fusion Band: https://www.facebook.com/groups/577251752306476/
Strings: https://www.facebook.com/groups/468537199912649/
Jazz Band: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1611820082385480/
Rock Band: https://www.facebook.com/groups/418854718536148/

TWILIGHT CONCERT!!!

HEY FRIENDS!

This Friday at 6pm is our charity concert! If you’re interested in music, there’ll be a wide range of performances to keep you entertained all night. Whether you’re a fan of jazz, rock, fusion, choir, strings or A cappella, there’ll be an act to suit your tastes 😊

We’ll also be holding a bake sale (yup I’m baking once again!) All concert proceeds will be donated to beyondblue to support youth mental health. So please come along and support the cause! ❤️ It’s on Errol St, just a 15 min walk from Melbourne Uni. Tickets are $16 concession and $22 adult, which is preeeetty good for 2.5 hours of music! Check out the event for more info, hope to see you there 😍

O-WEEK IS HERE!!!

O-week at Unimelb is coming up, and we’re gonna be there! Catch our stall on South Lawn from 11am to 3pm this Wednesday. We’ll be giving out sick goodie bags with a Hakata Gensuke voucher for every member that signs up!

Also, check out our performances on both days, with Acapollo, Rock band and Jazz band on Wednesday, 21 Feb, from 1pm – 1:20pm, and Acapollo and Rock band on Thursday from 11am – 11:20am. We’ll be performing on the Old Quad steps facing South Lawn.

Share the event with your friends to let them know! Can’t wait to see you there!

 

 

 

Rehearsal schedule semester 1 2018

Uni’s back and that means Apollo is back! Old and new members are welcome at our rehearsals. Here’s the plan for this semesters practice:

Mondays
Choir
– Cussiona Court room 2 , 18:15-19:45

Tuesdays:
Acapollo – Graham Cornish A/B, Union house , 17.30-19.30
Rock Band – Cussiona Court room 1 , 18:15-20:30

Wednesdays:
Fusion – Cussiona Court room 1, 18:15-20:15

Thursdays:
Jazz Band – PAR-Old Quad-G18 (Cussonia Court Room 2), 18:30-20:15
Strings – Conservatorium basement, 17:00-19:00

Can’t wait to see you there!

Rehearsal schedule semester 1 2017

Uni’s back and that means Apollo is back! Old and new members are welcome at our rehearsals. Here’s the plan for this semesters practice:

 

Mondays
Choir
– Cussiona Court room 2 , 17.15-19.30

Tuesdays:
Acapollo – Graham Cornish A, Union house , 17.30-19.30

Wednesdays:
Fusion – PAR-Peter Hall-G50 (temporary), 17:15-19:30

Thursdays:
Jazz Band – PAR-Old Quad-G18 (Cussonia Court Room 2), 17.15-19.15
Strings – Conservatorium basement, 17:15-19:30

Can’t wait to see you there!

Seeking Conductor!

Apollo Health Music Society from the University of Melbourne is seeking a Conductor to lead our Choir group in 2016.

 

The choir is a mixed voice SATB choir performing with piano accompaniment. Since the society’s inception in 2002, the choir has been one of its primary musical groups, and the choir has had experience performing a diverse repertoire of music, including classical, jazz, contemporary, and modern pop. The choir is open for all to join and consists of members with varying levels of musical experience.

 

In 2015, rehearsals occurred weekly on Monday nights during the university’s academic semesters.

 

Essential roles and responsibilities include

– Conducting weekly rehearsals and preparing the choir for various performances, including

* a concert at the end of each semester

* performances at nursing homes during our biannual rehearsal camps

* Christmas Carols performances at Melbourne hospitals

* other opportunities for performances as they arise

– Selection of repertoire for the choir

– Liaising with the choir ensemble representative to address the collective concerns of the choir


Please send a brief cover letter and CV outlining your suitability for the volunteer position to info@apollohms.org.au by 9am Monday 30th November 2015. Any enquiries may also be directed to the email address.

Jazz Band – Relay For Life

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Photography: Kevin Peterson

Living our Apollo’s aim to combine health and music, a twilight performance by Jazz Band set the mood for an evening of running at Stonnington Relay for Life on the 26th of September.

The Relay for Life aims to promote awareness of cancer, as well as giving people the opportunity to think of those who are fighting cancer currently or those who have fought with cancer.

The event in Stonnington Relay raised over $14,000, which will go towards cancer research, prevention and support programs.

Well done to the boys for a fantastic performance, and for taking the time to support such a worthy cause!