Aims and Objectives:
- Our choir is non-auditioned. It is open to anyone who wishes to join including non-student associate members giving it a community feel.
- Learning non-secular songs from all around the world every week to build a large repertoire of diverse and international songs, often accompanied with props, drums and dance.
- Performing diverse sets of songs every year at several events including our winter concert, Respect Festival on Campus and African Charity Concert in Exeter.
Come and try out our fun and friendly choir! First taster session free! No auditions!
See our promotional video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIAyQPCEfUE
Our next Taster Session for 2018-2019 academic year will be held in Forum Seminar Rooms 7-9 Tuesday 25th September 2018 from 7pm-8:30pm.
Taught by a professional, fun and friendly director, we rehearse every Tuesday from 7-8:30pm in the Forum Seminar Rooms, singing gorgeous music from all around the world. This means different languages, lovely harmonies and a chance to try something new every week! Unlike many other choirs, we don't audition - everyone is welcome. We are a diverse group, with members coming together from all across the planet to create a wonderful sound! We also welcome non-student members, which makes us unique amongst the university's non-classical choirs and gives us a real community feel.
As a choir we perform in many concerts: at the end of every term, big yearly events (Bristol Choir Convention, Exeter Respect Festival and Exeter Respect Festival on Streatham Campus) and some new and exciting venues (like the Eden Project and at the Corn Exchange). We already have events lined up for this year, including our Winter Concert in the Chapel.
As far as instruments are concerned, we mainly sing ‘a cappella’ (unaccompanied – just voices in harmony) but occasionally we’ll add a percussion instrument for added effect - such as buffalo drums and rattles to accompany a Native American song! Some of our songs also include the occasional dance move...
Cost for students: £20 annual membership + £2 subs for each session.
Cost for non-students: £60/ £50(concession) per 10 week term in Autumn and Spring. The Summer term is proportionately reduced as it is a short term. (This includes an annual payment to the student Guild for being a student Guild 'Associate Member').
This covers our brilliant director's salary.
Feel free to come along to any session - your first one is free - and experience our fun and friendly choir!
Find out more about us and listen to us on our website: www.ojay.eclipse.co.uk/index2.htm
Youtube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIAyQPCEfUE
For more information email Katherine Jachens (President) at email@example.com
We can't wait to meet you and sing with you soon!