The Director of Music
is always pleased to meet prospective members of the choir to
discuss what is involved in singing with the Choirs of All
We are currently recruiting new probationers to begin in
September 2015. There are places open sparky boys in school
years 2-5, and a number of places available for bubbly girls in
Year 5 and above, although some years are currently full and a
waiting list is in operation.
All Saints Choristerships are offered to the most gifted and
talented children from across the county, regardless of family,
financial or religious background. No previous musical
experience is required, but they do need to be ready to commit
to a demanding but deeply rewarding schedule.
If you would like to
find out more, please contact Mr Lowther at the Music Department
to request a brochure, or to arrange an informal meeting.
the image above to download the Boys Recruitment
Flyer (PDF 8.13 MB)
the image above to download the Girls Recruitment Flyer (PDF 6.35
chorister at All Saints means...
Singing in the
stunning building of All Saints, the civic church of
Northampton where many of the important occasions take
place; the choirs frequently sing to hundreds of people,
including television stars, politicians, international rugby
players, and even Prince Charles!
The chance for
the most gifted and talented children in the county to sing
as cathedral choristers without being tied to any one
first-class training in singing and choral music from our
staff of professional musicians.
performance opportunities: our choristers have recently sung
in some of Britainís most iconic buildings, including St.
Paulís Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, Kingís College,
Cambridge, and at many of the great cathedrals across the
country. They frequently perform with orchestras, including
the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
The chance to
undertake regular foreign tours: recently including France,
Ireland, Poland, North America and Canada. Future tours are
planned to Europe, and also to Japan and South Africa.
2010 we have released three CDs on our own label, with more
TV and Radio:
The choir has featured on both BBC and ITV, and frequently
broadcasts on local and national radio, and even abroad.
and having fun: all our choristers are drawn from local
schools across Northampton. Apart from singing, the
choristers regularly enjoy doing other activities, such as
trips to the cinema, bowling and theme parks, and playing
football matches against other choirs.
crucial life-skills, such as self-discipline, initiative,
team-work and an expectation of high standards.