Take on a great music job in your area now. Join our team of Choir Leaders. Use the music and performance skills you have spent time developing. Enquire about running our choirs for yourself! Read the job description below and get in touch now at office@rockchoir.com. Lead choirs to gigs large and small. Find out more below. Conduct Rock Choir™ where you live. A great music job. Rock Choir™ leaders have lead choirs at prestigious venues like the Hammersmith Apollo. Watch the video below. We are looking for singer/pianists all over the UK and Ireland. Read on below and click here to contact us. This is a dream job. We take applicants straight from University or those who have gained their music skills in employment.

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What do the Rock Choir leaders have to say?

  • Jim Hawkins

    "This is the most challenging but rewarding and fun job I've ever had; it's difficult to classify this role as work! The team are absolutely fantastic and extremely supportive. Even after 6 months I am still feeling the natural high after each session! It's the best job in the world." Jim Hawkins (South London Rock Choir Leader)

  • Jan Moll

    "I really enjoy working as choir leader. I work with a great team of people, have lots of fun and I am very proud of the choirs I teach, who in a very short space of time have come together to make a fantastic sound. The job satisfaction with this role is tremendous." Jan Moll (Hampshire Rock Choir Leader)

  • Maxine Cherrie

    "Being a Rock Choir Leader means that nearly every weekday night, I get to spend quality time with 50 to 100 of my closest friends." Maxine Cherrie (Cheshire and Lancashire Rock Choir Leader)

  • Jennifer Sim

    "Being able to train with large 'practice choirs' was invaluable! Its a real credit to the Rock Choir team when you have a room full of people happy to give up a whole morning or evening to allow you to run a practice session with them. Everyone I met was most welcoming and supportive and their feedback was helpful and constructive too. I left the sessions with their best wishes and words of encouragement ringing in my ears!" Jennifer Sim (Glasgow and Central Scotland Rock Choir Leader)

  • Pippa Gearing

    "As a Rock Choir Leader, I get to use all my skills as a professional musician. I get to say I've sung a solo on stage at the Hammersmith Apollo! I use my voice and piano skills every day, no time to get rusty! I’m primarily a session/backing singer more than a lead singer so this role indulges my love of harmony! My choirs are close to home, so I spend my days with my children and I get to be a glamorous Rock Choir Leader in the evening! It's never boring! You get to meet new people and make a difference to their lives by introducing the power of music, singing and feeling fabulous!" Pippa Gearing (Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire & Bedfordshire Rock Choir Leader)

  • Nik Haley

    "It's been so rewarding joining Rock Choir as a Choir Leader. I get a genuine sense of having made the members' lives a bit better after each session, and you get a lot of warmth back. Being able to carve out a successful career in music has always been a priority for me, and there's a real sense of progression, a career path that's there for you to make happen. There is always something exciting going on, be it live performances with the members or wider media events with the other leaders. I’m glad to be on board at this period of burgeoning success in the Rock Choir story!" Nik Haley (Kent Rock Choir Leader)

  • Kathryn Jones

    "Coming from a Musical Theatre background I am able to bring my passion for performance through my teaching. I have the best job in the world, not only bringing joy to people through singing in the area I grew up in, but also the fabulous people that Rock Choir has brought into my life." Kathryn Jones (Cheshire Rock Choir Leader)

  • Abigail Harris

    "I think it is safe to say that we all absolutely love our job and we have such fun with the members." Abigail Harris (Hertfordshire Rock Choir Leader)

  • Jenny Deacon

    "Rock Choir has changed my life. Not only does it constantly challenge you in terms of leading, directing, performing and even socialising, you feel absolutely amazing whilst doing it. If ever you feel down, just get your shoes on and get to a rehearsal, you'll feel better in seconds! As well as your members, the Rock Choir team are lovely and passionate people to work with who are like family." Jenny Deacon (Dorset & Hampshire Rock Choir Leader)

Rock Choir is currently recruiting singer/pianists

Rock Choir leader recruitment is nationwide and ongoing

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:

  • Bedfordshire - All areas
  • Buckinghamshire - Princes Risborough and Aylesbury
  • Central Scotland - Perthshire, Fife, Stirlingshire and Angus
  • East Sussex - Eastbourne
  • East Riding of Yorkshire - Hull and Beverley
  • Lancashire - Preston and Chorley areas
  • London - Many areas in North East and North West London
  • Northamptonshire - Brackley, Daventry
  • Oxfordshire - All areas
  • Staffordshire - Stafford, Stone and Stoke-on-Trent
  • Suffolk - Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds
  • Wales - Swansea, Pontarddulais and Carmarthen
  • Warwickshire - Rugby and Nuneaton
  • West Midlands/Shropshire - Wolverhampton, Telford and Shrewsbury
  • Wiltshire - Swindon, Wooton Bassett, Marlborough and Chippenham
  • Yorkshire - All Areas

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!

Play me...

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.

Leaders on the BBC

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!

The One Show

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.

At the Apollo

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!