Practice begins at 7.30 on Thursday evening. We realise that not all members can
attend every week but everyone does their best to be there. On average, we have 25
We always begin with about half an hour of warming up. We do various vocal exercises,
which vary from week to week. Warm-
The practice is split into two parts, with a short break in between, mainly for relaying information and administrative tasks. During the practice we receive intensive coaching on one or two songs and do some work on some other songs from our repertoire. Sometimes we may split into the four voice sections, each of which has its own leader.
New members learn mainly from listening to the people around them (though some are proficient at reading music and need little support). Generally, you will be standing next to people in your section so it is easy to hear the sound they are making.
Most practices are led by Emma but we also have visiting coaches. Neil Firth and
Rob Barber are both well-
The chorus with
Sometimes we have other things to do! This is us practising poses ready for the the
official photograph session at Convention. As you can see, Emma found it very amusing.
As it happened, the photographer did not give us the option to choose our own pose
And here we are, looking respectable, at the dress rehearsal before Convention.
in Emma’s absence
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