Christ Church (Dublin): Girls' Choir Open Day

Christ Church Cathedral Dublin cccdub at
Fri Jan 14 17:26:52 GMT 2011

Christ Church Cathedral Girls' Choir

The Cathedral Girls' Choir is currently recruiting new members. 

The choir is open to any girl from sixth class to fifth year with a love of

regardless of their previous musical experience or religious background.
The choir meets on Tuesdays (5.00-6.45) and Wednesdays (4.45-6.45) during
term time. 

The Girls' Choir sings the service of evensong in the Cathedral every week.
In addition, choir members are offered:
. individual singing lessons
. help to improve their sight-reading, aural and musicianship skills
. the opportunity to perform alongside the Cathedral Choir in services and
. tours in Ireland and Europe
. the chance to work towards the Voice for Life Award Scheme, run by the
Royal School of Church Music

Membership of the choir is free; tours and awards are subsidised by the

New members should be enthusiastic and committed to the choir, and able to
attend regularly on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. 

Entry is by a short audition with the choir's director, Rosemary Beecher

Prospective members and their parents are invited to attend an open
rehearsal and service on Wednesday 19th January, 4.45-7.00. 

The timetable of the evening is as follows:
4.45 Prospective members rehearse with the current choir upstairs in the
Chapter House; parents are welcome to observe
5.00 The choir moves down to the Cathedral to rehearse with the Choral
5.45 Break
6.00 Evensong service
6.40 Parents' question and answer session; opportunity to arrange auditions
If you would like to attend, please email RosemaryBBryant at or
call 085 7424722 to book a place.


Sarah Drumm

Web & Email Editor

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