Taster Session: Chamber Choir

Lyric Square, off King Street, London W6 0QL

Cost: Free Taster session

10/07/2017 16:30 - 18:00

Event Info

Free Taster session for young people interested in auditioning for our new Tri-borough Chamber Choir, which starts in September 2017.

Open to young people currently in years 6 - 12. Current members of The Young Singers choir who are in year 7 or above are also invited to attend.

Come along and meet other new choir members, meet the tutors and have a great time singing together.

About the choir

The new Tri-borough Chamber Choir starts in September 2017. This will be an auditioned choir for secondary-aged young people in school years 7-13, and a progression route for children who have previously been members of The Young Singers choir. The Chamber Choir will sing mostly classical repertoire, as well as folk songs and early music. Rehearsals will include tuition on music-reading and sight-singing.

How to apply

Auditions will be held in July 2017 at the Lyric Hammersmith, and are open to young people currently in school years 6 - 12. To apply for an audition, please email info@triboroughmusichub.org 

Audition Requirements

  1. Prepare two contrasting pieces from classical, folk or musical theatre - no pop, belt or R&B. A list of suggested songs will be sent to all candidates in advance.
  2. To sing a scale and a vocal exercise for range
  3. To sing back a short melody
  4. To learn a short excerpt from a piece of sheet music (with help from the audition panel) and discuss what you see on the page

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