RSNO Chorus is Recruiting!

The Chorus of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra is looking for new singers to join its ranks. In the lead up to its 175th anniversary in 2018, this is an exciting time to join one of the UK’s most successful choruses.

The RSNO Chorus is an exclusive opportunity for choral singers in Scotland to:

  • Experience a broad range of Choral work from new commissions to popular film scores
  • Rehearse and perform with Scotland’s National Orchestra
  • Perform to audiences across Scotland
  • Join a friendly, hard working group of people who come from all walks of life and who share the same passion: to sing.

The RSNO Chorus rehearses on a Wednesday night at the RSNO Centre in Glasgow, opposite Buchanan Street Bus Station and just a short walk from Queen Street Station.

RSNO Singing Day: Brahms’ Requiem

Ahead of the RSNO Chorus’ performance of Brahms’ Requiem with the RSNO, join Chorus Director Gregory Batsleer for the day to work on vocal technique and musicianship skills whilst delving into the score of this wonderful piece. The afternoon will culminate in an informal performance of the work with piano accompaniment for family and friends in the New Auditorium.

Open to singers of all abilities. No need to be able to read music.

  • Saturday 11 November 2017

  • Rehearsal 10am–4pm

    Informal performance 4.30pm

  • New Auditorium at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

    19 Killermont Street, Glasgow G2 3NX

Chorus Academy

Are you passionate about classical music but have never sung it before? Then the RSNO Chorus Academy could be perfect for you. Rehearsals are held on Tuesday evenings at the RSNO Centre under the direction of Gregory Batsleer. No audition is required and the group focuses on choral and singing technique and musicianship.

Please click here for more information about the RSNO Chorus Academy.

Audition for the RSNO Chorus

If you’re over the age of 18, love to sing and can read music, we’d love to hear you!

Entry to the RSNO Chorus is by audition. Come and sing a solo piece that you’ve prepared in advance (someone will be there to accompany you on the piano if you want). You’ll then be asked to do some sight singing and a few other vocal exercises to check your range. Auditions will be held on the following dates:

  • Wednesday 21 September 2016
  • Wednesday 28 September 2016
  • Saturday 3 December 2016
  • Tuesday 4 April 2017

Please email chorus@rsno.org.uk if you would like to attend any of these audition dates. If these dates don’t suit, please get in touch and we’ll endeavour to find a time that works.

Want to know more?

Contact Christine Walker on 0141 225 3553 or email chorus@rsno.org.uk if you’re interested in joining or if you have any questions. We’d love to hear from you.