Will I need to read music? No. Some members can read music, many of us have some knowledge of how to read a score, but it has generally been learned after years singing with choirs. For many of our songs we have "rehearsal tracks" so you can listen and practice during the week. CLICK HERE FOR OUR TRACKS Will I have to do an audition? No, but after having attended for some weeks, you may be asked to sing something of your choice privately with the MD, just to check that you are singing in the right voice range.
Will everybody laugh at me because I get it wrong? Well, if we laughed at everyone who got it wrong, we would be laughing all night. Tuesday practices are the time to get it wrong, that is how we learn; and when we get it right, it's a wonderful feeling. We also do a few laughs on a Tuesday.
What will it cost to join? To come along and see if you enjoy singing, nothing, except 50p for a cup of tea.
First three months are free. If you decide to join our annual subscription is currently £100 payable at the start of our singing year in January. This does include the cost of your uniform jacket, shirt and tie and musical scores. If you join at antime after January you will pay pro rata.
So can we tempt you to come along on a Tuesday?
No obligation (as the salesman would say). Just come along just before 7.30pm to The Pallant Centre (St Faith’s Church Hall), The Pallant, Havant PO9 1BE; introduce yourself to anyone and they will soon find you some music, sit you down and explain what goes on. It won't cost you a penny to give it a try and if you don't enjoy yourself, well, so be it; at least you came and found out. Just think though, if you don't come along and try it you will never know how good it feels to harmony with a great bunch of men!