Come and Join Us!

Summertown Choral Society gives two concerts a year, generally in January/February and May/June, in North Oxford venues. The year consists of two terms, and runs from early September to May or June, with short breaks for Christmas and Easter.

Joining SCS

Summertown Choral Society welcomes new members of all ages, voices, and abilities. There is no audition. Just come along and sing with us in a rehearsal before deciding whether you’d like to join. Rehearsals for our next concert (6 June 2020) began on Thursday 13 February 2020 at 8pm in St Michael’s Church, Lonsdale Road, Summertown. For details of what we will be singing, see below.

Summertown Warm Up

Programme for the 2019-2020 season:

Our recently performed (1 February) winter concert was Bach’s B minor Mass, with Instruments of Time and Truth.

Our next concert, 23 January 2021 – Brahms A German Requiem, again with Instruments of Time and Truth.

Rehearsal time and venue

Rehearsals take place on Thursday evenings, 8-9.30pm, in the Church of St Michael and All Angels, Summertown, between September and late May or early June. There is also an opportunity for a cappella singing with the Summertown Singers in the summer.

Membership fees

Membership costs for the whole 2019-20 season were £120 for the year. The cost for this summer term is £65. This includes music hire. The subscription is waived for those under 30 and is half-price for full-time students over the age of 30, and may be waived or reduced for members in financial hardship.

Please contact our membership secretary if you have any queries.