Roots Down, Branches Out

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:

Saturday 12th January between 12.30-3pm: 15 minute audition with Music Director, Rachel Maby

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 join the Christ Church Jazz Choir in a service. 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.

More information about the choir is available here

Please complete an audition application form (here) and return it to
Rachel Maby via email or post to:

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