Area Rehearsals

Each school choir attends one of the area rehearsals with other school choirs to help with the rehearsal process, to provide feedback about progress and give give some objectives for school choir directors to work towards.

9.45am – 11.45am
12.45pm – 2.45pm
Monday, 10 September
Avonhead School
Avonhead School
Tuesday,  11 September
Avonhead School
Avonhead School
  Note different times for Shirley Boys’ High School
  9.30am – 11.30am 12.15pm – 2.15pm
 Wednesday, 12 September
Shirley Boys’ High School
Shirley Boys’ High School

When attending your Area Rehearsal, please make sure that you:

  • Book your transport early
  • Try to arrive well before the start time – getting everyone in in time will require your assistance and good will and 9.45am/12.45pm is the START time of the rehearsal
  • Ensure that your choir members bring their own copy of the Festival Song Book to the Massed Rehearsal.
  • Please provide a suitable number of supervisors for your choir, trained teachers where possible. The number of supervisors will depend of the size of your choir. As a guide…
Number of children in your choir Number of supervisors required
Up to 25 children 1, preferable 2, supervisors
26 – 50 children 2 supervisors
51 – 75 children 3 supervisors
76 – 100 children 4 supervisors
101+ children 5 – 6 supervisors