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City Academy Encore

City Academy Encore

City Academy Encore

City Academy Encore is a musical theatre choir meeting each week in London Bridge. It is open to both men and women of any voice type who love to sing a broad range of repertoire from the West End and Broadway.

Rehearsals will allow like-minded singers to come together and enjoy original arrangements of their favourite show tunes in a fun and social environment.

Membership also provides the opportunity to perform at a number of events throughout the year. This includes the choir’s own dedicated concerts as well as performing as guests at some of City Academy’s other events.

If you’re interested in joining Encore, you must attend a taster session. During the taster you will attend a regular rehearsal and meet the rest of the group. The MD will also take the opportunity to hear you sing as well as assess your suitability for the group. Following the taster, the Head of Singing will inform you via email if you have been accepted.

Rehearsals

Rehearsals are held on Tuesday evenings from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm in St George’s, London Bridge.

In weekly rehearsals, you will develop in the following areas:

  • Develop and refine vocal technique and dynamic choral performance
  • Explore a variety of song genres and increase your repertoire knowledge
  • Improve range, pitch and listening skills
  • Learn about the vocal anatomy and build confidence

Music

Musical Theatre

Type

Mixed

When

Tuesday

Where

London Bridge

Who Can Join?

City Academy Encore is open to anyone with some previous singing experience. The choir is not suitable for absolute beginners.

If you do not have the experience required, we recommend you complete a Beginners Singing and Improvers Singing course before progressing to the choir.

We are always looking for new members, so if you have a love of performing and are looking to develop your vocal technique, please contact info@city-academy.com for more information.

As a member of Encore, you don’t have to commit to every rehearsal evening, as we appreciate people have busy lives. However, putting on a choir show takes a lot of commitment, hard work, and practice at home for it to be a success, so we do ask that you attend as many classes as you can.

Encore Playlist

Here you'll find recent repertoire from the City Academy Encore choir. Enjoy!

Performances

City Academy Encore perform in showcases and larger scale productions each year at prestigious music venues across London. Additional performances for the choir may also include community projects and live music events.

Choir Director

City Academy Encore is run by Aaron Nice who trained at Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, and is an experienced performer, Musical Director, and singing tutor.

As a singing teacher and choir leader, Aaron focuses on the fun side of singing, helping singers develop confidence and overcome nerves in a safe and supportive environment, whilst concentrating on correct vocal technique and expanding and exploring repertoire knowledge.

“I always assure my students that there is absolutely nothing to be nervous about. My job is to help you achieve your absolute best. The opportunity to be part of a choir and to learn and develop new skills whilst meeting new like-minded people is a wonderful thing!”

Benefits & Policy

As a Company member you will receive 20% discount on all City Academy courses* for the duration of your membership.

If you would like more details on the City Academy Choir Membership Policy, please read more here. 

*Please note, Drama School, Private Singing Lessons, membership to Resident Companies & Dance and Singing Foundation Courses are excluded from this offer.

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PAYMENT OPTIONS

Membership Subscription Details 

Membership will cover you for all classes, rehearsals and all shows during your membership. The choir rehearses throughout the year with a three week break over the Christmas period and a one week break at Easter in the week of Easter Monday. To make membership fees more manageable, these breaks are accounted for within your monthly instalments across the year.

We offer three Membership options for our choirs:

Monthly Membership - £40 per month:
1.  There is a minimum membership of three months.
2.  Payments are taken via direct debit. Please follow the link in your welcome email to process this using your account number and sort code. The first payment is taken seven days after your initial sign up date and this will be your payment date each month going forward. 
3.  To cancel your membership; email written confirmation to info@city-academy.com at least 14 days prior to your next payment date. You can cancel your direct debit at your bank or City Academy can do so on your behalf. 

Six month membership - £228.00 for 6 months:
This option will save you 5% on the equivalent monthly payments, and is non-refundable.

Annual membership - £432.00 for 12 months:
This option will save you 10% on the equivalent monthly payments, and is non-refundable. 

Online & Phone Bookings

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

DATE DAY TIME DURATION TUTOR VENUE PRICE BOOKING
Ongoing Tue 19:00-21:00 2 hours (weekly) Aaron Nice Dutch Church
Select payment type:
Monthly Payments
Book Now
Book Now

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Membership Subscription Details 

Membership will cover you for all classes, rehearsals and all shows during your membership. The choir rehearses throughout the year with a three week break over the Christmas period and a one week break at Easter in the week of Easter Monday. To make membership fees more manageable, these breaks are accounted for within your monthly instalments across the year.

We offer three Membership options for our choirs:

Monthly Membership - £40 per month:
1.  There is a minimum membership of three months.
2.  Payments are taken via direct debit. Please follow the link in your welcome email to process this using your account number and sort code. The first payment is taken seven days after your initial sign up date and this will be your payment date each month going forward. 
3.  To cancel your membership; email written confirmation to info@city-academy.com at least 14 days prior to your next payment date. You can cancel your direct debit at your bank or City Academy can do so on your behalf. 

Six month membership - £228.00 for 6 months:
This option will save you 5% on the equivalent monthly payments, and is non-refundable.

Annual membership - £432.00 for 12 months:
This option will save you 10% on the equivalent monthly payments, and is non-refundable. 

Online & Phone Bookings

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

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City Academy Encore tutors


All City Academy tutors are experienced professionals from theatre, film/TV and performance industries. So whilst they're training you they may also be rehearsing for a West End show or working on a movie. We like that and we do believe it makes a difference in class.

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