Christmas Concert 2016 Volunteers required

27 Oct

Dear Parents, Guardians and Choir Community

The Christmas Concert is fast approaching and we are now seeking volunteers for a variety of roles!

If you are available and willing to offer your support on Sunday 4 December we would very much appreciate it.

We require the following:

3 People to assist with Kiss and Drop for Junior and Intermediate choirs between the times of 1:15pm and 1:45pm

1 Person to be our Car Park attendant from 1:15pm – 3:30pm

2 People to be our Junior Choir Guardians

3 People to be our Intermediate Choir Guardians

1 Person to be our 2CC Choir Guardian

1 Person who can assist by selling programs front of house 3pm – 3:30pm

2 People who can assist with other Front of House duties 3pm – 3:30pm

1 Person who is able to be a Stage Hand from 1:30pm – 5:30pm

2 People who are happy to assist decorating the church in preparation for the concert from 1:30pm – 3:30pm


2 People who are able to assist with the social event which will take place directly after the concert 5:30pm – 6:30pm

We welcome previous volunteers and those of you that are new to YAV.  If you need any further information on what the roles require please contact the office.  If you are available and would be willing to help please contact the office on 8362 3885 or via email:

Thank you and wishing you all a wonderful weekend!

Kind regards



Music for Norwood Christmas Pageant

26 Oct

Please find the links to download the music to be learned for the Norwood Pageant on 26th November:

Jingle Bells:

Jingle Bell Rock :

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town:

Term 4 Bulletin

26 Oct

26 October 2016

Dear Junior Choir Parents


It is exciting to be back for our final stretch leading up to the Christmas Concert!

To enable us to sing our very best, and with only 5 rehearsals left till our performance, it is of utmost importance that each Junior Choir member attends rehearsals please.


YAV Concert Costume:

Please see Tracy or Anthea in the Choir Office regarding this, as these will need to be ordered ASAP.

  • Yellow YAV T shirt
  • Black dress pants (no leggings or track pants)
  • BLACK socks
  • BLACK polished shoes (no extra colours please)


Norwood Christmas Pageant songs as per Junior Choir Word Press: There is a download link for choristers to learn these songs. Perhaps they could be downloaded to iPods, iPads, or a CD made for the car!! Thank you very much for your support with these. If you are having difficulty downloading, a CD can be requested from the Choir Office for a nominal fee. Please ring 8362 3885 if you require assistance.

  • Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
  • Jingle Bell Rock
  • Jingle Bells


Norwood Pageant:              Saturday 26 November

Arrival/meeting pt:              Time to be advised, meeting place is Sydenham Road – we are awaiting our Pageant number. Pageant begins at 10am.

What to wear:                      Yellow YAV T shirt, black pants, black socks, black shoes, YAV cap

Please come with sunscreen liberally applied…especially face, ears and neck!

Repertoire:                           Jingle Bells, Santa Claus is Coming to Town and Jingle Bell Rock

Pick up/meeting pt:             to be advised


Combined Choirs Festive Concert: Sunday 4 December (concert begins at 3:30pm)

Arrival time:                          1.20pm in Middle Hall of Wesley Uniting Church, Kent Town

Venue:                                   Wesley Uniting Church, Kent Town

What to wear:                      Yellow YAV T shirt, black pants (not leggings or track pants), BLACK socks, BLACK polished shoes, hair off face with dark or blond hair ties and clips, NO jewellery or fingernail polish

Repertoire:                           Tinga Lao and All Night All Day

What to bring:                      Snack and drink

Post-concert party:             For all families and choristers in Front Hall



Final Rehearsal:    Thursday 7 December – Sausage Sizzle/DVD/Games

Please come and celebrate our successes at the final rehearsal.

  • $2 for a sausage and a drink. $1 extra for second sausage.

I sincerely thank you for helping the children learn the words of the above songs for our special occasions.

We wish you all a blessed, safe and Happy Christmas Season!

And a HUGE THANK YOU for your wonderful support and encouragement throughout the year!



Yours in Song


Glenda Lynelle                     Meredith Wilson                  Angel Centofanti

Tutor                                       Accompanist                         Choir Guardian


28 Sep

Dear Jun and Inters Families

Due to forecasted storm and Department of Education recommendations not to travel, this evenings Junior Choir and Intermediate Choir rehearsals are cancelled.

PLEASE click this link and enter your choristers name(s) so that we know everyone has the message:

Thank you.

We wish everyone an enjoyable and safe holiday. Rehearsals resume on Wednesday 19th October, we look forward to welcoming everyone back then.


YAV Manager




Open Rehearsal – Junior Choir

27 Sep

Dear Junior Choir

Tomorrow night is the Junior Choir open rehearsal where we invite family and friends to enjoy seeing the progress that the choir has made over the term.

Wednesday 28th Sept

Junior Choir rehearsal – as normal, 5-6.15pm

Open rehearsal for family and friends, 5.45-6.15pm

Glenda, Meredith, Angela and the Junior Choir look forward to welcoming you to their rehearsal.






22 Sep

Dear Parents

Please could we politely request that all outstanding fees are paid by the end of this term, unless a payment plan has been formally arranged with the office.

If you have any queries regarding your account please contact either myself or Tracy in the office and we will be happy to help.

Kind regards




Piano for sale

21 Sep

Piano for Sale

Excellent condition, it is a Wertheim of Melbourne, it has been well loved and been passed through my family but sadly we need to sell it as we have no room for it in our home.

$500 and you will need to arrange for it to be picked up as it is rather heavy!

My contact details are

Andrea Francis (Amelia in 1CC’s Mum)




Christmas Music

6 Sep

Please use the following links to access the Christmas music which the Junior Choir will be learning prior to the Norwood Pageant which is Saturday 26th November.

Jingle Bells -

Santa Claus is Coming to Town-

Jingle Bell Rock –

A limited number of CDs will be available in the office for $2.

Your support in encouraging the choristers to listen to and learn the music is appreciated by Glenda and the Junior Choir team as they will also be preparing for our Combined Concert on the 4th December in rehearsals.




YAV Manager


Calendar update 2016

18 Aug

Dear Choristers and families

Please find below a link to an updated Choir Diary for Term 3 & 4

Kind regards


Whole Choir Diary Term 3 2016


Have a safe and happy holidays – Come and try next term

4 Jul

Dear Junior Choir Families

Thank you for a wonderful semester and we would like to wish you a lovely and relaxing holiday.

Choir returns on Wednesday 27th July which is our semester 2 Come & Try night. Bring a friend to choir to share the fun.

CAT T3 2016.jpg

More information and online registration to share:

Thank you