Do I have to audition?
In-person sessions for new singers previously required no audition to take part. Free taster sessions for new singers will be available and dates shall be posted however in accordance with Covid rules and for the safety of our members and all Connect staff we are capping ensemble numbers.
How much is membership and what does it include?
Online membership is £100 for 12 weeks and must be submitted (in full) before each term begins. Details of how to pay will be emailed directly to members and we accept BACs. Connect membership gives you exclusive access to our private members area which can be found on the Connect Choir website. Your fee also covers tuition time, scores and audio materials, arranging, musician and recording fees, mixing, mastering and video editing
Do I have to read music?
Not at all although scored notation will be provided with lyrical content included. We provide audio for all Connect Choir members to practice with - a particularly useful tool for those who are better at learning aurally.
NEW TERM 2021
12 weeks TUESDAYS
Sept - December
Further information will be posted shortly
How old do I need to be?
Minimum age 18
What do I need to take part?
Your scores/lyrics downloaded in advance from the members area
Your own water bottle - marked with your name clearly on the bottle.
Upon arrival you will notice seats will be set 1 metre apart. Each seat will be wiped down
Covid forms will be sent in advance and must be filled and returned in advance. If the form is not returned you will not be able to take part in our in person sessions
Register check in's will take place
TERMS & CONDITIONS
Membership is £100 for 12 weeks and must be submitted (in full) before term begins
*Fees are non-transferable and non-refundable*
The choir has the following AIMS
To learn and perform music and to achieve the best of individual abilities
To foster a positive fun loving experience and to encourage all choir members within our Connect community to motivate and support one another
We respectfully ask members to be on time for scheduled online sessions and to be mindful of attendance for the term ahead
Members must demonstrate professional behaviour and decorum when in session and Musical Directors therefore retain the right
(and at discretion) to remove individuals deemed abusive, threatening or offensive and without refund
Practice materials are composed for benefit of frequent use. Materials provided and produced belong to and is the intellectual property of Connect Choir ltd and should not be shared to any third party
The MD will notify choir members of updates or changes to scheduled sessions via e-mail or group text, unless otherwise arranged with individual members
The data protection policy of the choir is that:
In the day to day running of the choir it is necessary to record basic personal data to enable communication with members. This will not compromise member’s names, addresses, telephone numbers, email address and emergency contact. Information will not be shared with other parties and will be deleted one year after a member leaves the choir. Members have the right to request that their personal details be deleted or amended. Members images in the public domain, such as the choir website, social media and concert and video footage are not covered by this policy