Audition to join the Chapter House Choir

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Looking to join an excellent chamber choir?

The Chapter House Choir is recruiting tenors and basses!

The Chapter House Choir has a long association with York Minster and enjoys a reputation as one of the premier chamber groups in the region. The choir encourages singers in all voice parts to audition to join its main body of singers and/or augment the choir for specific projects. There are specific vacancies for tenors and basses at this time.

Known for our frequent commissions of new music, we have collaborated with The King’s Singers, John Rutter, Judith Bingham, Alexander L’Estrange and Lillie Harris in recent times.

The Choir is directed by Benjamin Morris, Assistant Director of Music at York Minster. Rehearsals are weekly on Tuesday nights in central York, between 7:15 and 9:15 pm.

Singers should possess strong musicianship, sight-reading skills, a sense of humour and delight in new challenges. To arrange an audition please contact us using the button below, and let us know your preferred voice part!

The Chapter House Choir outside York Minster, June 2018

Choral Bursaries

The Chapter House Choir, York is offering a limited number of bursaries (one per voice part) to talented young choral singers aged 18-25 in full time education to join its main body of singers.

Singers wishing to apply for a bursary should possess strong musicianship, excellent sight-reading skills, and delight in new challenges. For further details and to arrange an audition please contact us, stating your preferred voice part.

Choral scholars 2016

Choral Scholars Emily Chattle and Charlie Stafford-Roberts, Summer 2016