UEA Chamber Choir is a small choir, frequently singing unaccompanied and requiring members to be able to read music more fluently. It is conducted by Tom Primrose and open to all by audition.

Rehearsals and performances

UEA Chamber Choir enjoys membership from students, staff, and members of the local community. The choir rehearse on campus every Monday (17:00 - 18:30), during semester time, and perform either on campus or in the surrounding region, at least three times a year. You can find details of past UEA Chamber Choir performances in our Events Archive.

The 2023-24 concert season will conclude on Sunday 10 March 2024 with the 'UEA Chamber Choir Spring concert' at St George's Church, Tombland, Norwich. All tickets for the 10 March concert have now been allocated; please email musicevents@uea.ac.uk to be added to the ticket waiting list.

You can find details of forthcoming UEA Chamber Choir performances in our Upcoming Events Calendar

Auditions

UEA Chamber Choir is open to singers with some vocal training and/or choral experience, and the ability to read and sight sing music with some fluency. The Chamber Choir are small and work to a high standard of music, in a wide range of periods, including a substantial amount of unaccompanied repertoire.

All singers are auditioned, however the auditions are short and very informal.

Auditions for the 2023 – 24 concert season have now passed. Auditions for the 2024 – 25 concert season will take place on Friday 20 and Monday 23 September 2024. To book an audition please fill out an audition form or email us stating your voice type, experience and availability for audition. For the audition, candidates will be asked to do some vocal exercises (as directed by Tom) to test range, quality and intonation and to sing a short piece of sight reading. Candidates should also prepare a song or other short piece to sing. They will be asked to sing without accompaniment, but the piece they choose does not have to be unaccompanied. The purpose of this is to encourage them to show the qualities of their voice in something they know. 

There is no membership fee for the UEA Chamber Choir.
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