Choral and Organ Scholarships

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Choral Scholarships

Crown Court choir is delighted to announce that it is seeking four choral scholars (Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bass) from September 2024 for up to two years, with progression to the second year subject to an annual progress review with the Director of Music. These scholarships may be of particular interest to students (of any subject) or recent graduates.

The value of the Choral Scholarships will be £1200 per annum.

Candidates should have some experience of singing in a liturgical context, and be confident singing at sight. Auditions will involve performance of a prepared piece, sight-reading and an interview.

Organ Scholarship

We are also seeking an Organ Scholar from September 2024 for one year, with the possibility of a second year subject to a review with the Director of Music.

The value of the Organ Scholarship will be £1800 per annum.

Candidates should be at, or approaching, diploma standard, with strong sight-reading and keyboard skills, and have some experience of playing in a liturgical context. At audition, candidates will be asked to perform two prepared pieces (one by Bach) and a hymn, alongside sight-reading and an interview.

Weekly Schedule

Wednesday 7:15pm – 9:00pm: Choir Rehearsal

Sunday 10:15am – 10:45am: Choir Rehearsal

Sunday 11:15am – 12.15pm: Morning Service

Both choral and organ scholarships will run from September to July, as the choir take August off as holiday.

Application Process

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 26th July.

Candidates should send a CV and Cover Letter to the Director of Music, Jacob Collins at music@crowncourtchurch.org.uk.

Shortlisted candidates will then be invited to an in-person audition and interview at Crown Court Church in the first part of August.

For further details, please download our Scholarships brochure below. If you have any questions whatsoever, please don’t hesitate to contact the Director of Music.

https://crowncourtchurch.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2024/07/Crown-Court-Church-Choral-and-Organ-Scholarships-Advert.pdf

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