This is an extremely rewarding position for the right applicants. We have many vacancies for singer/pianists to lead Rock Choir choirs across the UK in the areas mentioned below. You should have advanced piano and vocal skills and the ability to sing/play at the same time.
Sight reading skills would be very useful - and a music degree or diploma preferred but not essential. You should be personable with good leadership skills. The ability to work well as part of a team and inspire others will help your career progression with us. No divas please!
Own car and portable piano are essential.
The choir leader training schedule is fast paced and exciting and will be discussed at interview. It will take around 3 months with two separate full time residential weeks in Farnham, Surrey during that period. You can still carry on your current job whilst training with us. Any residential accommodation required will be paid for by us and a healthy contribution towards travel costs would be available as well.
If you feel you have the necessary skills please get in touch wherever you live. We are particularly recruiting for the following locations:
Watch a video below and get an impression of our choir leaders and the role. We are offering many positions so you won’t be competing for the position but we are seeking a high calibre of candidate for each position. We are recruiting year round and you would be able to join one of 2-3 proposed training schemes a year.
Click the button below to apply now using our online application form. There is also another video to help inspire you!
Get a taste of the role with Rock Choir leader Glen Harvey. The piece shows Glen halfway through teaching an Abba Medley to the Wokingham choir. The film shows a small amount of conducting. This choir had completed one full term of rehearsals at the time of filming.
The BBC Breakfast Show celebrates the launch of Vol 1 and its link with the charity Refuge and Rock Choir leaders sing live for the nation. In Caroline's 2nd interview on the BBC Breakfast couch she explains how we recruit talented musicians and teachers and Rock Choir leaders Jim Hawkins and Sam Enser discuss how to persuade amateurs to sing and make a sound they can be proud of!
Leading choirs for Rock Choir throws up some unusual experiences. Choir leader Sam Enser conducts 'Dancing in the Street' and then takes the lead vocal in 'Summertime' in homage to Will Smith on The One Show. Rock Choir leaders Christina, Tom, Katy, Jan, Abbie, Jim and Glen are also singing in the group.
All the Rock Choir leaders and all choirs got together at the Hammersmith Apollo to celebrate a great year and the launch of the Rock Choir Vol. 1 Album on which a number of the choir leaders sang. This video shows a rehearsal of 'Dancing in the Street' just before ITN filmed for the news. You can see ten leaders on stage - half conducting and half dancing!