FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

General FAQs

How do I join?


Book a free taster today. Once you have attended your free taster we will give details of how to sign up to the monthly direct debit scheme. The Love2sing direct debit system is operated through GoCardless Ltd as the intermediary ( FAQs about GOCARDLESS). To use the system, you must have a bank account with a UK bank which operates a direct debit System.




Do I have to audition?


No, there is no audition to join the choir. Simply book on a taster and try it out.




I'm quite nervous about coming along by myself. Will there be other new people?


Yes. The choir opens its doors twice a year which means that often we have a group of people attending tasters at the same time. The group is very friendly and welcoming and you will be put at ease. We love having new members so no need to worry.




Do I have to stand?


If you are unable to stand for rehearsals this is not a problem. Members have the option to sit and sing if needed. Just let your choir leader know and they will get you a good spot where you are able to see.




Will I have to sing any solos?


No. The choir learns all parts as a group. You will not be made to sing alone. However, if you have aspirations to sing a solo then you will have the opportunity to audition for a part at the end of term summer and winter concerts.




I’ve only ever sung classical music in choirs before – I’m not sure if I’ve got the right kind of voice


We welcome all voices to the choir. You need not worry. If you are ready to try something new and learn then you are ready to join.




What sort of performances will the choir be doing?


The choirs have two wonderful concerts each year (Summer and Winter). As a member you have the choice of taking part this is not compulsary. Choirs will also take part in several local events, fundraisers and festivals within the community. When possible we raise money for a variety of local and national charities.




What sort of songs do you sing?


The styles you will sing include Pop, Rock, Musical Theatre, Motown, Disco, Country and Western, Traditional and more. We sing songs that are a joy to sing and help us to grow as singers and a choir as a whole.




What are the term lengths and dates?


There are three terms during the year - Spring, Summer and Autumn. Each term is a minimum of ten weeks and a maximum of 13. The choir meets for 35 rehearsals per year. Click here to access term dates.




How well do I need to be able to sing to join the choir?


If any or all of the following statements ring true then you are ready to join the choir.

  • You can stay in tune mostly and think you could learn more and develop with some help.
  • You enjoy singing when you get the chance.
  • You like to sing but you need more confidence.
  • You sang at school 30 yrs ago and you enjoyed it and have always wanted get back into it.
  • You've been in a lot of different choirs and want to join a well organised group that does a mix of styles and levels.
  • You have a willingness to learn, think you could do it and want to try and get better at singing.
  • You sing when ever you get the chance. People say that you have a nice voice and you've always wanted to join something.
  • You want to join a choir that uses music but also sings contemporary styles and isn't reliant on you learning all of the words by heart.
  • You like singing in a group and also solo and you are looking for a new challenge.




Do I have to be able to read music?





What is included in my membership?


Love2sing is unique. As a member You will receive top class teaching. You will learn about your voice and you will learn about music . You will learn what makes a good performance and what it means to be a valued member of something special.

  • You will receive all sheetmusic.
  • The opportunity to perform in twice yearly concerts.
  • The opportunity to sing at local community and fundraising events.
  • You will give back to your community.
  • You will have access to the exclusive members area including audio recordings of the songs you are learning recorded by a professional vocalist.
  • Receive weekly tutor rehearsal notes so you can keep track of your choir's progress.
  • You will have access to our lively FaceBook page.
  • The chance to attend fun social events with other members.




How much does it cost?


Membership is charged monthly via direct debit. The choir meets for 35 rehearsals per year. Daytime choirs​ cost £24.00 per month. Evening choirs ​cost £29.00 per month. Concessions Our daytime classes run at a reduced rate to take into account retired and elderly members.




Do you offer a concession price?


Our daytime classes run at a reduced rate to take into account retired and elderly members.





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