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How to Join US

To join us, please contact our Membership Secretary by email to membership@twyford-singers-hampshire.org.uk. Because we are normally up to our maximum strength, we operate a waiting list system, which means that you may have to be prepared to wait several months or even longer to join.

We are proud to be a non-auditioned choir; nevertheless previous choral experience and an ability to read music are both invaluable.

We particularly welcome applications from younger singers and from tenors and basses.



Rehearsal Attendance and Concert Participation

We expect each member to commit to the choir by attending at least 80% of weekly rehearsals, the Winchester and County Music Festivalís pre-concert rehearsal and at least two out of their three joint rehearsals, as well as by participating in both Twyford Singersí main concerts.

These criteria are intended to be self-monitored and there are, of course, several mitigating factors (e.g. illness) but we do expect members to withdraw voluntarily from concerts or indeed from the choir, if they cannot meet the criteria. This helps to maintain the quality of our performances and is only fair to singers on our waiting list.

 

Annual Subscription

The current annual subscription is £73 (or £68 for prompt payment by the end of September). A concessionary rate is available for members  who choose to sing only in rehearsals. The subscription normally covers both music hire and the annual per capita fee for performing in the Winchester and County Music Festival. Cheques should be made payable to Twyford Singers (Hampshire).

Since we are a registered charity, we invite income tax paying members to complete a gift aid declaration, so that our Treasurer can reclaim tax from Her Majestyís Revenue and Customs.

We believe that our subscription, at about £2 per week, offers exceptional value for money.

 

Last update: 04 August 2017


 

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