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Joining the Chorus
 
Further down this page:    Rehearsal schedule 
   Committee information

The Chorus warmly welcomes new singing members.  We rehearse on Saturday afternoons (generally every other week, but sometimes consecutive weeks) in Northallerton Methodist Church Hall (in the centre of Northallerton) from 2pm to 5pm, with a break in the summer.
Venue location from Streetmap  
Access to the Hall is along the passageway to the right of the church and through the double doors on the left.

Come along and see if you enjoy singing with us.  If you do and decide to stay, there is an annual subscription, which from 2018-19 will be 90 (waived for students in full-time education and people who are unemployed).  Subscriptions  are due at the start of rehearsals in September.   Subscriptions may be Gift-Aided by qualifying UK taxpayers.  There is a combined Membership/Gift Aid form here PDF , or ask the Membership Secretary for one.  We treat all personal data responsibly and in accordance with the law, and you can read our Privacy Statement here PDF .

It is desirable, but not essential, for members to have some sight reading experience.

Music can be hired for a modest fee.  If you have your own music, please check in advance with the Librarian that it is a suitable edition.   Please bring a soft (B or 2B) pencil and an eraser with you to rehearsals.

We have a short break in the middle of our rehearsal, during which refreshments are usually available at a small charge to raise funds.

Members are encouraged to sell concert tickets to friends and family.

News items of interest to current members are posted on the Members' Noticeboard .

For more information about membership, please contact:

Membership Secretary:  
Peter Perkins                             
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"... a chorus of singers clearly enjoying themselves."
 
(Darlington and Stockton Times, 2007)

NYC in rehearsal
NYC in rehearsal

Rehearsal schedule for forthcoming concerts
(For details of music see the Future Programme page) 

28 November 2020
  • Saturday 5 September, 2-5pm   NB one week interval to next rehearsal
  • Saturday 12 September, 2-5pm
  • Saturday 26 September, 2-5pm
  • Saturday 10 October, 2-5pm
  • Saturday 24 October, 2-5pm  NB one week interval to next rehearsal
  • Saturday 31 October, 2-5pm
  • Saturday 14 November, 2-5pm   NB one week interval to next rehearsal
  • Friday 27 November, 7-9.30pm (at venue)
  • Saturday 28 November, 1-45-4.30pm (at venue) *

8 May 2021
  • Saturday 9 January, 2-5pm
  • Saturday 23 January, 2-5pm  
  • Saturday 6 February, 2-5pm  NB three weeks interval to next rehearsal
  • Saturday 27 February, 2-5pm
  • Saturday 6 March, 2-5pm
  • Saturday 20 March, 2-5pm
  • Saturday 10 April, 2-5pm
  • Saturday 17 April, 2-5pm
  • Saturday 1 May, 2-5pm  NB one week interval to next rehearsal
  • Friday 7 May, 7-9.30pm (at venue)
  • Saturday 8 May, 1-45-4.30pm (at venue) *
               *  compulsory
Members may not normally take part in a concert if they have missed more than 3 rehearsals in the schedule for that concert: in this case you should discuss your eligibility to sing with the Principal Conductor and the Chair.
 
If you intend to sing at a concert, please tick the attendance list to indicate this.  If you intend to sing but will not be attending the Friday evening rehearsal the day before the concert, please tell Peter Perkins.  This is so that a seat can be provided for you.
Committe information

Committee Members / Officers

Chair: Joy Trotter tenor
Secretary: Maureen James soprano
Treasurer: Richard Gott bass
Librarian: Elizabeth Harbord alto
Membership Secretary: Peter Perkins bass
Tickets: Jean Cleadon soprano
Concerts Manager: Julie Tonkin alto
Publicity: Jan Sanders soprano

Other Officers
Concerts staging: Lindon Purvis tenor
Programmes: Susan Perkins alto
Website: Peter Harbord bass
Facebook: Helen Costello alto

Open Sub-Committees
Fundraising:  
Jane Fish soprano, Jean Cleadon soprano, vacancies
Publicity and Recruitment:
Jan Sanders soprano, Sandra Larden soprano, vacancies

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