Choir Code of Conduct

The choir at St Mary's follow the RSCM Code of Conduct which is:-

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Light Blue

Singers should:

  • be committed and punctual members of the choir, always informing the choir trainer before being absent from rehearsals or services/concerts.
  • be focused and co-operative during rehearsals and services/concerts:
  • understand that they are singing as part of a group and that their contribution is a valuable part of the whole sound.

When a new chorister enters the choir they start on their training for their Light Blue medal and as such they should always be striving to achieve the Light blue standards or better.

Dark Blue

Singers should:

  • be committed, regular and punctual members of the choir, always informing the choir trainer before being absent from rehearsals or services/concerts.
  • be focused, positive and co-operative during rehearsals and services/concerts.
  • understand that they are singing as part of a group and that their contribution is a valuable part of the whole sound.
  • help the less experienced singers in the choir.

 

 

Red

Singers should:

  • be committed, reliable and punctual, always informing the choir trainer before being absent from rehearsals or services/concerts.
  • lead other singers by example with attendance, singing, and behaviour in rehearsals and services/concerts.
  • understand the difference between solo and choral singing.
  • help the less experienced singers in the choir without causing fuss or distraction.

 

Yellow

Singers should:

  • be committed, reliable and punctual, always informing the choir trainer before being absent from rehearsals or services/concerts.
  • be an outstanding member of the choir, setting an excellent example to other singers through attendance, behaviour, commitment, and musical standards.
  • understand the delicate balance between giving a strong musical lead and blending with other singers.
  • understand that the choir is a team and that the practicalities of running the team are imporant, e.g. setting up rehearsal rooms, collecting music, etc.
  • take responsibility for the less experienced singers.