Hull Freedom Chorus

Hull Freedom Chorus is a massed singing project run by Arts Development. With a current membership of over 800 members, it supports the development of group singing.

Joining the Chorus gives you chances to opt into a variety of projects leading to performances in Hull at high profile events. You will work with a variety of choral leaders and artists of a very high calibre, many of whom work all over the country.

You can apply to join the Hull Freedom Chorus if you are 14 and over, however if you are 17 and under you will need to be accompanied by a responsible adult.

You don't need to have any experience, singing ability or be able to read music, you just need to enjoy singing.

You will be expected to learn songs and attend sufficient rehearsals to be able to perform the songs at events. You must attend all dress rehearsals and final performances.

You will be asked to give permission to be filmed and photographed as part of this project.

There are no fixed days of rehearsals, each project has its own practice schedule, and members opt into the projects that they find of interest.
 

What happens next?

We contact you to let you know if you have been offered a place in the group and provide information about rehearsals for latest projects.

We often have big gaps between project opportunities. If currently there are none available, your details will be kept on file until an opportunity becomes available.

You can join by emailing hull.freedomchorus@hullcc.gov.uk

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Freedom Chorus from 2011 to 2019

A film montage showing the variety of Freedom Chorus projects from its first performance at Hull Freedom Festival 2011 to 2019

Copies of a CD featuring Sing to the Hills - utilised in the Soundtrack to this film can be purchased from Arts Development, Hull City Council.

Our other performances

Access recordings of some of our other past projects

Freedom Chorus opens Hull Jazz Festival 2018 at Hull Truck Theatre

Underpass for Freedom Festival 2016

Caravan of Love - City of Culture Programme Launch 2016

'Get Up and Tie Your Fingers' at Hull Truck Theatre

ReCognition Festival performance at Princes Quay

Flashmob at Princes Quay

Our debut performance at Hull City Hall

Behind the Music

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