City Academy Collective

The City Academy Collective are an exciting contemporary gospel choir that meet in central London. The group sings a wide variety of musical styles including gospel, soul, pop, jazz and musical theatre.

The choir is open to both men and women of any voice type, and is a great way of meeting like-minded singers in a fun and friendly environment.

Membership also provides the opportunity to perform at a number of events throughout the year. This includes the choir’s own dedicated concerts as well as performing as guests at some of City Academy’s other events.

Genre: Eclectic
Leader / Baton: Doug Hansell
Rehearsals: Monday, 7.00-9.00pm
Rehearsal Venues: Bloomsbury Baptist Church, 235 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8EP
Auditions: Yes
Music Reading Ability: No
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: Adult
Cost: £40
Payment Frequency Monthly
Are Concerts Performed?: Yes
Joining Process: The City Academy Collective is open to anyone with some previous singing experience. The choir is not suitable for absolute beginners. If you do not have the experience required, we recommend you complete a Beginners Singing and Level 2 Singing course before progressing to the choir. We are always looking for new members - so if you have a love of performing and are looking to develop your vocal technique, please contact for more information.

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