Membership FAQ

Interested in becoming a Member of Cappella Newcastle?

When do we rehearse? We meet on Wednesdays in term time. The spring term will restart on Wednesday 12 January.

How long is the rehearsal? 7pm - 9pm, with 10 min break in the middle

Where do we rehearse? Our usual venue is not available at the moment so we are moving to St James United Reformed Church, Northumberland Road, Newcastle, NE1  8JF for our rehearsals in the autumn term. 

How do you join  / attend first rehearsal? If you would like to attend a rehearsal with a view to joining the choir please contact our Secretary,

What standard is required? If after attending a rehearsal you would like to join the choir you will be given a short audition by our Musical Director to test your sight reading and establish your vocal range. Note we often sing unaccompanied and music scored for between 4 and 8 voice parts.

How much does it cost? The membership fee for 2021-22 season is £132 for the year, equating to £44 per term or £11 per month. We offer a reduced fee of £15 for students and the unwaged. The fees for 2022-23 season will be agreed by the membership at the AGM in October 2022. Members joining mid-way through the season will pay a pro-rata fee.
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