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At the heart of English folk
Cecil Sharp House Choir

Join the Choir

"This is the best ongoing musical experience of my life"

Member of Cecil Sharp House Choir, 2014-15

Who is the Choir for?

The Choir is for confident singers who are able to hold a tune and are keen to perform. It is open to everyone over the age of 16. We do not hold auditions but there is currently a waiting list. Everyone is welcome: there's no need to read music, just a basic ability to sing in tune. All songs are taught by ear.

When does the Choir meet?

Wednesday evenings, 7-9pm

Summer term: 19 April - 12 July (no session 31 May)

Autumn term: Wednesdays 20 September – 13 December (no session 25 Oct) 

Term fee: £82 | £66 concessions

See our Events section for more information

How can I take part?

Due to the popularity of this choir, places are allocated through a waiting list. To be added to this list please contact our Education Administrator Molly on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 020 7241 8953. Please note that our waiting list starts afresh each term.

Current members only can pay online by clicking here and entering their unique code.

Terms and Conditions

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Cecil Sharp House Choir information pack (pdf)

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Are you looking to learn more about traditional folk song? Why not join our Monday Folk Choir Workshops?