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Christ Church Jazz Choir currently has vacancies for all voice parts

Christ Church Jazz Choir is an SATB choir which rehearses and performs on the last Sunday of every month at the Jazz Vespers service at Christ Church, 155 Highbury Vale, London N5 1SA. The choir is directed by Christ Church Music Director, Rachel Maby.

There will be two rounds of auditions, which will include: 

First round:

15 minute audition on Saturday 14th September between 11-3pm with Christ Church Music Directors, Rachel Maby and newly appointed James Buckham.

Applicants must prepare the following:  

  • a soul or jazz song no more than 3 minutes long, which shows off your vocal range, colour and ad lib ability (if any).
  • Your relevant vocal part to a set piece sent at least a week in advance

*An accompanist will be provided. Applicants must bring two copies of the sheet music/lead sheet for their chosen piece. Music for the set piece will be provided. 

Second round: 

Upon a successful first round audition, singers will be invited to sing at Jazz Vespers with Christ Church Jazz Choir on Sunday 29th September. This will include a rehearsal from 3.30-6.15pm, with the service running from 6.30-7.30pm. There will be a maximum of 8 musical items to learn, which will be sent a week in advance. Applicants must learn the music prior to rehearsal and performance. 

*Music will be provided.

For more information about the choir, please read a Christ Church Jazz Choir description

Please complete an Christ Church Jazz Choir Audition Application and return it to Christ Church Music Director, Rachel Maby via email or post to:

Christ Church Music Director
Christ Church,
155 Highbury Grove,
London
N5 1SA.