SOPRANO & ALTO 2 (Lowest range)
Can you confidently hit those high notes? Or can you sing the low, rich notes?
If you have previous choral experience, and can offer a high level of commitment to our rehearsals and events, we'd love to hear from you.
We rehearse at the The Crescents Community Centre, Laburnum Crescent, Kettering, NN16 9PH. There is ample parking.
We meet every Thursday from 1830 – 2100. However, some members can only do 1900-2100 and this is acceptable, as long as we know about it. We have a 15 minute break during the evening to socialise and enjoy a cuppa.
We have a break for a couple of weeks over Christmas.
DO I NEED TO BE ABLE TO READ MUSIC?
No, you do not need to be able to read music. In fact, many members of the choir cannot read music. But, of course, if you can it certainly helps. All we ask if that you can sing in tune.
DO I HAVE TO AUDITION?
Essentially we are a non-audition choir. We offer a two week free trial, during this time you will be listened to (whilst singing within the choir) and a decision will be made based on feedback.
We don't expect you to be able to sing like Elaine Paige or Charlotte Church, but being able to sing in tune is a must.
WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT?
You should expect to have fun and leave the session with a smile on your face, still singing some of the songs from the evening. It is a fantastic hobby with many health benefits. Singing builds confidence, reduces stress and anxiety, and raises endorphins.
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING WITH ME?
Enthusiasm, a sense of humour and a folder (it will help with the music).
Subscription is paid on the 19th of every month throughout the year. The cost of this is £15 which includes hall hire, music and other additional running costs.
Sheet music will be provided to you as part of your subscription. It is your responsibility to look after this. If lost, additional copies will need to be purchased. Music will be handed out when you 'officially' join the choir after a two week free trial.
We sing a wide variety of music - musicals/film, gospel, sacred, secular & choral pieces.
The choir doesn't have an official uniform when performing. We ask our members to wear a plain black dress (below the knee), but to be comfortable. We usually don our pink flower which you receive once you have completed your trial period.
WHAT THE CHOIR NEEDS FROM YOU
Commitment to rehearsals is a must. We will always be working towards an event/competition, so need consistency from our members to allow the choir to move forward together.
We have many competitions/events/concerts planned, and expect members to make the majority of events as dates are put out almost a year in advance.
If you cannot make a rehearsal, we simply ask you to let us know with as much notice as possible so the evening can be planned around absences.
The minimum age for membership is 18.
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