The Edinburgh Singers is an indepedent, auditioned
choir attracting singers of all ages and from every walk of
life and we are always on the look out for enthusiastic and
How many concerts do we sing?
We typically perform three main concerts a year (autumn,
December, summer), with occasional extras, such as contributing to
the BBC's Songs of Praise or carol singing for various
How often do we rehearse?
We rehearse once a week, on a Thursday evening, in central
Edinburgh. Typically, there is also a longer, daytime rehearsal on
a weekend before each main concert. In addition,
each section (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass) arranges sectional
rehearsals from time to time. Any extra
performances will have dedicated rehearsals by arrangement.
How do I join?
We aim to audition new at regular points throughout the
year. Please contact us and
tell us your voice part (Soprano, Alto, Tenor or Bass) and a little
bit about your singing history, and we'll get in touch to arrange
Do you need to be able to read music?
Yes, we do expect all members to be able to read music, and to
sight-read at least a bit, so that we can learn music more