STAMPEDE CITY CHORUS
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What qualifications does one need to be a member of the chorus?
There are qualifications, you would need to be able to carry a tune and enjoy singing
Do you have to be able to read music?
No, the majority of our members don't read music
Whart is Barbershop harmony?
Barbershop Harmoney is four part a-cappella harmony where three harmony parts harmonize either above or below the melody.
Tenor: Harmonizes above the melody
Lead: Sings the melody
Baritone: Harmonizes either above or below the melody
Base: Harmonizes below the melody
How do members learn their music?
Sheet music is provided along with online learning tracks. Chorus rehearsal time is used to interpret, learn and polish the song for performance.
What expectations does the chorus have for new members?
New members are expected to:
- Be able to pass a vocal audition
- Learn their words and music on their own in conjuction with chorus rehearsals
- Attend a majority of rehearsals
- Participate in chorus performances