The new Tri-borough Chamber Choir launched in September 2017. It is 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 sings mostly classical repertoire, as well as folk songs and early music. Rehearsals will include tuition on music-reading and sight-singing. The choir made their debut performance at the Barbican in December 2017, performing as part of the young people's chorus with the Academy of Ancient Music. in the world premiere of a new work by Hannah Conway - Messiah Who? A Young Known Voice, which the choir members also helped to create.
Please note: From April 2018 Chamber Choir will be moving to Thursdays, 4.30-6pm, instead of Mondays
How to apply
Spring 2018 auditions have now taken place for places starting in Summer 2018. To apply for your child to be put on the waiting list, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. We we then be in touch to let you know when the next round of auditions will be.
- 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.
- To sing a scale and a vocal exercise for range
- To sing back a short melody
- 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
Audition candidates should also attend a free trial choir session (date to be announced).