We're open to anyone who loves to sing
If you've sung all your life, or never sung in public before, you're equally welcome at BeVox. We don't hold auditions to join, and you don't need to be able to read music. We offer a community in which learning together is prized, and competition is avoided. We believe in giving people the opportunity to stretch themselves, and we give them the tools and support in order to do that. We aspire to exceptional standards in our performances, whilst never leaving anyone behind. Every person is welcome, every voice is valued. People who sing with us tell us that the experience is life-changing. Come and find out for yourself.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
We run three "seasons" a year, roughly matching the school terms.
Spring: From January to March, with performances in March/April
Summer: From April to July, with performances in July
Autumn: From September to November, with performances in November and December
For exact dates, click here.
Full season: If you can commit to a whole season (12 sessions), you get our most heavily discounted price. £99 pays for all 12 sessions (£90.75 if it's your first ever season with us, as your taster session is free).
Monthly: If you find it easier to pay monthly, this costs £40 for each block of 4 sessions. If your first monthly payment includes your first-ever session with us, it will cost £30 (because your first session is free). We can only offer this reduced price for Weeks 1-4, 5-8 or 9-12 - we can't offer it for other blocks of 4 sessions.
Single session: For maximum flexibility, you can pay for individual sessions on the door when you arrive. This allows you to only pay for the sessions you attend. The price for this is £12 per session.
For all payments, we can accept cash, cheque, or bank transfer (contact us for details). We currently can't accept payment by credit or debit card, although this may change in the future.
When you come for your taster session, bring £10 with you - if you decide to sign up, this will act as a deposit towards your first payment.
Music is a performing art, and so we arrange a variety of performances at the end of each season. All our performances are optional to take part in, and all are open to every one of our singers. There's no requirement to perform, and you can do as many or as few events each season as you wish.
We always organise at least one event in each of our areas every season (either an "end of season concert" or a "big concert"), and we often receive lots of bookings to do other events too. To find out more, see our Performances page.
Your first session with us is free. This gives you a chance to find out whether we're the right choir for you.
In your first season with us, we also give you a free copy of the sheet music (it doesn't matter whether you read music or not). After your first season, you can either download the sheet music for future seasons (at no charge, provided you attend at least one paid-for session that season), or order a copy from us (priced £5).
We also provide rehearsal tracks - these feature your voice part, being sung by a professional singer, and they're an invaluable tool for learning the music. You can download these tracks for free provided you attend at least one paid-for session in a season. You can also order a CD with your rehearsal tracks on if you prefer - this costs £5.
To book your free taster, click this link. Although the taster session is free, bring £10 with you - you can use this as a deposit towards your first payment if you decide to sign up on the night.
The social side of singing together is really important to us. Lifelong friendships have been formed amongst people who sing with us, and we see ourselves very much as a community where people are made to feel welcome. We encourage our singers to arrange social events between themselves, and we support them in doing so. We run our own social events occasionally too, such as picnics in the park. It's important to us that our singers' families are included in what we do, so all our events are child-friendly, and we encourage singers to bring family members along to our social events too.
All standard weekly sessions run from 7pm to 9pm.
It's fine to arrive any time from 6:30pm - and we recommend arriving early for your first session.