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WHO CAN JOIN FIRECHOIR?

FireChoir is open to everyone. All cultures, nationalities, religious or non-religious persuasions are welcome! FireChoir is a professional and exciting musical experience. We do not exclude anyone because of beliefs, race or experience. Everyone is welcome to visit a rehearsal before committing to join.

  • Age limit: We accept members from 15 years old and up. We will consider requests to allow younger members (13-14 years old) on an individual basis.
  • Auditions: We do not audition people to select the 'best' voices as some choirs do. We audition people for voice placement purposes (soprano, alto, tenor & bass), to insure everyone can sing on pitch/carry a tune, and to evaluate individual progress of members so they will have a better chance at achieving their potential.
  • Experience: Previous choir experience or the ability to read music is NOT REQUIRED.

WHAT IS FIRECHOIR?

FireChoir is a cross-cultural black gospel community choir of over 100 people. We sing American style black gospel music.

  • We have two rehearsal seasons per year: Spring and Fall.
  • We rehearse weekly for 13-14 weeks, followed by concerts in Amsterdam and other cities in the Netherlands and sometimes other countries.
  • Also included is voice & diction training, stage presence technique and choreography instruction to prepare you for onstage performances.
  • Social activities and workshops as time and schedules permit.
  • FireChoir is professionally managed by American directors from New York.

Experience FireChoir for yourself. Visit one of our rehearsals to see what it's like. You won't be able to resist coming back.

When do rehearsals start?

30 August, 2018

  • Coffee & Registration: 19:00-19:30
  • Rehearsal time: 19:30-21:30
  • Rehearsals every Thursday until concerts begin (end of November)

 

Where does FireChoir meet?

​FireChoir meets in the Keerpunt building, located in the Buitenveldert area of Amsterdam. There is plenty of free parking available and it is close to the metro, bus and train.

LOCATION:

Keerpunt
Arent Janszoon Ernststraat 302
​1082 LT Amsterdam

How much does it cost?

ONLINE DISCOUNT PRICE: 50€  (pre-register online before the first rehearsal)

WALK-IN: 60€  (without pre-registration)

Payment:

  • Season fee due on or before 3rd rehearsal. You can pre-register and try a rehearsal first before payment is required.
  • We accept payment in cash at rehearsal, or
  • Bank Transfer (NL80ABNA0503107565, Stichting Allegro Arts Network)

 

What are you waiting for?

Pre-register online today for your 10 euro discount.