UH Club Choir w/ Doug Heywood OAM

2017-10-05 17:00 - 2017-10-05 18:30
Tin Alley, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia Tin Alley, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia

Do you enjoy singing?

University House members who are passionate about singing, love belting out a tune, or even just enjoy getting together to appreciate the community of singing are invited to be part of the inaugural University House Club Choir.

Under the baton of Doug Heywood OAM long-term Club Member, and Choral Director of the Channel Nine Carols by Candlelight at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl. The University Club Choir will explore a repertoire of all genres from Bach to Beatles.

The choir will rehearse from 5:00pm – 6:30pm on the first and third Thursday of each month, having commenced on Thursday July 6 at University House Professors’ Walk.

If you are keen to join, or just want to give it a try, please respond directly to John Macaulay gm@unihouse.org.au with the following information:

  • Can you read music? (not compulsory!)
  • Do you know what voice type you are?
  • Have you sung in choirs before? If so what part/s?

Enquiries

T: 8344 5254
E: gm@unihouse.org.au

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  • 2017-11-16 12:30 - 2017-11-16 14:30
    NOTICE TO MEMBERS

    Committee Elections and Notice of Annual General Meeting

    The 64th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING will be held at University House at
    12.30pm, Thursday 16 November 2017

    Under Rule 21 of the Constitution (set out on the nomination form on the back of this notice), the election of Office Bearers and General Committee of University House will take place before the 2017 Annual General Meeting.   Details of any ballots will be notified later.

    Office Bearers

    The present - and retiring - Office Bearers are: -

    President:                  Deli Chen
    Vice-President:        Peter McGrath
    Hon. Secretary:        Frank Hofheins
    Hon. Treasurer:        Nicholas Sharman

    General Committee

    In accordance with the Constitution there will be 4 (four) vacancies to be filled.
    The following Committee Members retiring this year:

    Alan Black,
    Judi Humberstone,
    Di Rachinger,
    Paul Taylor

    The retiring Office Bearers and Committee Members are all eligible for re-election.
    __________________________________________________________

    Nominations in writing for Positions of Office Bearers and for Vacant Positions on the Committee must be received by the General Manager not later than 31 October 2017

    Nominations (nomination form over) should bear the signature of the proposer and seconder (both ‘Ordinary Members’ [full members]) as well as the assent of the Member nominated.

    Honorary Members, Honorary Life Members, Continuing, Associate, and Affiliated Members are not qualified:-

    (a)       to be officers or members of the Committee, or
    (b)       to vote as Members of the Club, or
    (c)       to propose and second candidates for membership or office.

    Find nomination forms here. Due October 31st, 2017.
  • 2017-11-16 17:00 - 2017-11-16 18:30

    Do you enjoy singing?

    University House members who are passionate about singing, love belting out a tune, or even just enjoy getting together to appreciate the community of singing are invited to be part of the inaugural University House Club Choir.

    Under the baton of Doug Heywood OAM long-term Club Member, and Choral Director of the Channel Nine Carols by Candlelight at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl. The University Club Choir will explore a repertoire of all genres from Bach to Beatles.

    The choir will rehearse from 5:00pm – 6:30pm on the first and third Thursday of each month, having commenced on Thursday July 6 at University House Professors’ Walk.

    If you are keen to join, or just want to give it a try, please respond directly to John Macaulay gm@unihouse.org.au with the following information:

    • Can you read music? (not compulsory!)
    • Do you know what voice type you are?
    • Have you sung in choirs before? If so what part/s?

    Enquiries

    T: 8344 5254
    E: gm@unihouse.org.au

  • 2017-11-21 12:30 - 2017-11-21 13:30

    Gain some insight and tips into advancing (or commencing) your career as an academic or professional staff member in the higher education sector in a relaxed informal setting.  This month, Prof Barry Conyngham, Dean, Faculty of Victorian College of the Arts & Melbourne Conservatorium of Music and Ms Jane Richards, Executive Director, Victorian College of the Arts & Melbourne Conservatorium of Music here at the University of Melbourne will be our guests. Staff, postgraduate students, members and non-members all welcome to attend this free event. Light lunch is included. Places are limited so book early.

    Eventbrite - Career Conversations: Professor Barry Conyngham, Dean, Faculty of VCA & MCM and Ms Jane Richards, Executive Director, VCA & MCM

  • 2017-11-22 All day

    Recognised as Australia’s best, Bass Phillip pinot noirs have complexity, length of flavour, delicacy with power, and cellaring potential for more than ten years. The wines are made in a simple and traditional manner from low-cropped vineyards, with no irrigation and minimal intervention in the winery. The wines of Bass Phillip display flavours which are characteristic of the region and their individual vineyards.

    Bass Phillip wines are distinctly different: great to drink young, but improve well after several years in the cellar.

    Phillip will present in his inimitable style his newly released 2016 wines including Estate and Premium Chardonnay and Pinot Noir – and as usual, will bring a surprise or two from his cellar!

    Members $110, Guests $130
    Price includes $20 rebate on any wine purchase.

    Eventbrite - Bass Phillip Wine Lunch presented by Phillip Jones

  • 2017-11-22 17:00 - 2017-11-22 18:30

    Group Information

    • Biographies (including autobiography and memoir) features the lives of artists, musicians, scientists, politicians, reformers, travellers and literary figures.
    • HPP is more analytical, and books will draw on: history, politics & society; philosophy & religion.
    • Which one should I choose? Flexibility between genres and times allows for ‘double-dipping’ that is, for any ravenous readers wanting to attend both groups. Both book discussions will last approximately one hour. Participants are welcome to stay on after this continue discussing, to enjoy a coffee, wine or a meal. Lunch is available from 12 noon and bar snacks from 4:30pm.   
    • Updated: Book Club Reading List 2017

    Facilitator

    Both groups will be facilitated voluntarily by Jacky Angus, staff member of The University since 1999, most recently at the Office for Research Ethics & Integrity; retired February 2015.

    22 November - Group 2 HPP

    Axworthy Michael (2009)   Iran: Empire of the Mind: A History from Zoroaster to the Present Day. Publisher: Penguin Books.  Available at: https://www.bookdepository.com/Iran--Empire-of-the-Mind/9780141036298

  • 2017-11-23 12:00 - 2017-11-23 14:00

    Group Information

    • Biographies (including autobiography and memoir) features the lives of artists, musicians, scientists, politicians, reformers, travellers and literary figures.
    • HPP is more analytical, and books will draw on: history, politics & society; philosophy & religion.
    • Which one should I choose? Flexibility between genres and times allows for ‘double-dipping’ that is, for any ravenous readers wanting to attend both groups. Both book discussions will last approximately one hour. Participants are welcome to stay on after this continue discussing, to enjoy a coffee, wine or a meal. Lunch is available from 12 noon and bar snacks from 4:30 pm.   
    • Updated: Book Club Reading List 2017

    Facilitator

    Both groups will be facilitated voluntarily by Jacky Angus, staff member of The University since 1999, most recently at the Office for Research Ethics & Integrity; retired February 2015.

    23 November - Group 1 BIO

    Fitzpatrick, Sheila (2013) A Spy in the Archives Publisher: Melbourne University Press,  Available at http://www.bookdepository.com/Spy-in-the-Archives-Sheil-Fitzpatrick/9780522861181?ref=grid-view

  • 2017-11-28 18:30 - 2017-11-28 20:30

    Nibbles & hot chips on tables with drinks available at the bar.

    Make up a team or join one on the night, guests welcome.

    RSVP: Nick Sharman n.sharman@unimelb.edu.au.

  • 2017-11-30 18:30 - 2017-11-30 20:30

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  • 2017-12-05 18:00 - 2017-12-05 21:00

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  • 2017-12-07 17:00 - 2017-12-07 18:30

    Do you enjoy singing?

    University House members who are passionate about singing, love belting out a tune, or even just enjoy getting together to appreciate the community of singing are invited to be part of the inaugural University House Club Choir.

    Under the baton of Doug Heywood OAM long-term Club Member, and Choral Director of the Channel Nine Carols by Candlelight at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl. The University Club Choir will explore a repertoire of all genres from Bach to Beatles.

    The choir will rehearse from 5:00pm – 6:30pm on the first and third Thursday of each month, having commenced on Thursday July 6 at University House Professors’ Walk.

    If you are keen to join, or just want to give it a try, please respond directly to John Macaulay gm@unihouse.org.au with the following information:

    • Can you read music? (not compulsory!)
    • Do you know what voice type you are?
    • Have you sung in choirs before? If so what part/s?

    Enquiries

    T: 8344 5254
    E: gm@unihouse.org.au

  • 2017-12-13 17:00 - 2017-12-13 18:30

    Group Information

    • Biographies (including autobiography and memoir) features the lives of artists, musicians, scientists, politicians, reformers, travellers and literary figures.
    • HPP is more analytical, and books will draw on: history, politics & society; philosophy & religion.
    • Which one should I choose? Flexibility between genres and times allows for ‘double-dipping’ that is, for any ravenous readers wanting to attend both groups. Both book discussions will last approximately one hour. Participants are welcome to stay on after this continue discussing, to enjoy a coffee, wine or a meal. Lunch is available from 12 noon and bar snacks from 4:30pm.   
    • Updated: Book Club Reading List 2017

    Facilitator

    Both groups will be facilitated voluntarily by Jacky Angus, staff member of The University since 1999, most recently at the Office for Research Ethics & Integrity; retired February 2015.

    13 December - Group 2 HPP

    Volf, Miroslav (2006) The End of Memory: Remembering Rightly in a Violent World. Publisher: William B Eerdmans, Michigan, USA. Available : http://www.bookdepository.com/The-End-of-Memory-Mr-Miroslav-Volf/9780802829894  

  • 2017-12-14 12:00 - 2017-12-14 14:00

    Group Information

    • Biographies (including autobiography and memoir) features the lives of artists, musicians, scientists, politicians, reformers, travellers and literary figures.
    • HPP is more analytical, and books will draw on: history, politics & society; philosophy & religion.
    • Which one should I choose? Flexibility between genres and times allows for ‘double-dipping’ that is, for any ravenous readers wanting to attend both groups. Both book discussions will last approximately one hour. Participants are welcome to stay on after this continue discussing, to enjoy a coffee, wine or a meal. Lunch is available from 12 noon and bar snacks from 4:30 pm.   
    • Updated: Book Club Reading List 2017

    Facilitator

    Both groups will be facilitated voluntarily by Jacky Angus, staff member of The University since 1999, most recently at the Office for Research Ethics & Integrity; retired February 2015.

    14 December - Group 1 BIO

    Reston, James (2001) Warriors of God: Richard the Lionheart and Saladin in the Third Crusade.  Publisher:  Available at http://www.bookdepository.com/Warriors-of-God-Jr-James-Reston/9780385495622?ref=grid-view

  • 2017-12-21 17:00 - 2017-12-21 18:30

    Do you enjoy singing?

    University House members who are passionate about singing, love belting out a tune, or even just enjoy getting together to appreciate the community of singing are invited to be part of the inaugural University House Club Choir.

    Under the baton of Doug Heywood OAM long-term Club Member, and Choral Director of the Channel Nine Carols by Candlelight at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl. The University Club Choir will explore a repertoire of all genres from Bach to Beatles.

    The choir will rehearse from 5:00pm – 6:30pm on the first and third Thursday of each month, having commenced on Thursday July 6 at University House Professors’ Walk.

    If you are keen to join, or just want to give it a try, please respond directly to John Macaulay gm@unihouse.org.au with the following information:

    • Can you read music? (not compulsory!)
    • Do you know what voice type you are?
    • Have you sung in choirs before? If so what part/s?

    Enquiries

    T: 8344 5254
    E: gm@unihouse.org.au

  • 2017-12-31 20:00 - 2018-01-01 02:00

     

    Ring in the New Year at University House @ Woodward with a bird’s eye view of Melbourne’s skyline and a box seat to see the spectacular fireworks display.

    Members $170, guests $190

    All-inclusive, food, drinks, and entertainment alongside a continuous buffet throughout the night.