East Riding County Choir

Genre: Classical
Leader / Baton: Colin Wright
Year Choir was Formed: 1957
Rehearsals: Monday, 7.30-9.30pm
Rehearsal Venues: Hexagon Music Centre, Coltman Avenue, Beverley HU17 9LP
Auditions: Yes
Music Reading Ability: Yes
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: Adult
Cost: £65 p.a. Students free.
Payment Frequency Annual or by term (pro rata)
Term: Autumn (September - December), Spring (January to May)
Time Commitment: Rehearsal attendance is a requirement for singing in the concerts; there are 11 rehearsals/term and it is expected that members will attend at least 8, including the final rehearsal before concerts.
Are Concerts Performed?: Yes
How Many (concerts)?: 2 (sometimes more)
When, Generally?: Early December, Early May, Carol concert in an east riding church every other year (when Messiah is the December concert) and occasionally a performance in the spring term at a county venue.
Free or Ticketed: Ticketed
Are Competitions Entered?: No
Regular Musical Collaborators: East Riding Sinfonia are our regular accompanists at concerts in Beverley Minster.
Joining Process: Come to the first or second rehearsal of the new term, and if you enjoy it, an audition will be arranged for you the following week. Check the website for rehearsal dates.
Who funds the choir?: Members' subscriptions, Grant from East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

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