Wanted! Newcomers are always welcome to audition for The
Edinburgh Singers, a long-established, independent
choir attracting singers of all ages and from every walk of
life. We are always on the look out for enthusiastic and
How many concerts do we sing?
We typically perform four concerts a year (autumn, Christmas,
spring and summer), with occasional extras, such as Concert Tours
abroad, Carol Singing for charity, and performing on Songs of
Praise and other TV and Radio programmes.
How often do we rehearse?
We rehearse once a week, on a Thursday evening (7.30 - 9.30pm),
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