Music

Be A Chorister For A Day 2023

Dates 07 Oct 2023

Does your child enjoy singing? Could they be part of the next generation of choristers at Salisbury Cathedral?

Be A Chorister For A Day is a great opportunity for girls and boys in Years 2 to 4 to have first-hand experience of what it’s like to be a chorister at Salisbury Cathedral.

During the afternoon, girls and boys will:

  • Meet the current choristers and hear them rehearse
  • Have a tour of the Cathedral and visit the Cathedral School
  • Enjoy a fun singing session led by the Cathedral’s Director of Music, David Halls
  • Sing with the choristers at a special Evensong service at the end of the afternoon

Parents will:

  • Discover what being a chorister parent entails
  • Receive information about financial support available to prospective choristers
  • Enjoy seeing their child sing at Evensong in the Cathedral

Can my child take part?

  • Be A Chorister For A Day is open to any child in Years 2-4
  • No experience is necessary
  • They just need a love of music and singing
  • Plus loads of enthusiasm to be part of a team

How do we sign up?

  • The next Be A Chorister For A Day will be held on Saturday 7 October 2023
  • To book a FREE place for your child, and for further details, please email musicofficer@salcath.co.uk

What happens after the day?

If your child enjoys the day and they are interested in becoming a chorister, they may wish to consider a Voice Trial  which will take place in January and February 2024.