Our rehearsal fees cover venue hire, music, directors fees, admin, insurance, advertising costs and a lot more.
There are NO other hidden costs or requirements. You can choose to buy a Soul Song shirt or other merch at some stage if you want but it's never compulsory and the only other things we charge for are occasional optional workshops with external directors and weekends away or other special activities.
Soul Song members get:
Access to several rehearsals per week - Brisbane (Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays) and Cairns (Tuesdays) which all cover the same repertoire;
Access to two online rehearsals per week - Mondays and Wednesdays on Zoom - these are hybrid rehearsal with the live choir in the room and numerous singers on Zoom;
Access to sectional rehearsals once per term (weekend) in person or online;
Access to recordings of all hybrid rehearsals and sectional workshops;
Opportunity to submit up to 22 recordings for regular virtual choir videos;
Opportunity to be part of live rehearsal recordings every couple of weeks;
Sectional tutorial videos for all songs to watch in your own time;
Learning tracks for all songs on USB, on website for download and on Soundcloud for streaming;
Access to sheet music in Song library and on USB;
Monthly technical tutorial videos;
Access to active Facebook social member groups for each choir as well as a separate group for formal announcements;
Weekly member emails with notices and reminders;
Access to member website with calendar, reference documents and learning resources;
Opportunity to perform at major annual productions in Brisbane and Cairns;
Opportunity to join a Choir Camp weekend in Brisbane and/or Cairns (once a year);
Opportunity to join a Regional Tour weekend in Brisbane and/or Cairns (once a year);
Opportunity to perform in and view regular online Member Showcase concerts'
Discounted access to Singing Sesh/Jukebox singalong events.
Fees can be paid on a weekly basis on arrival at rehearsal (cash or card), so you only pay for what you use. Or can be paid as a single term payment for a discount equivalent to 2-3 rehearsals depending on the term.
$20 per rehearsal
$13 per rehearsal
Upfront Term payment
$187 (equal to $16.50 per rehearsal)
$121 (equal to $10.50 per rehearsal)
In addition, upon sign up, there is a one off admin payment of $25 which includes your lyric book, USB with all resources and a car sticker.
You will select your preferred fee payment upon sign up.
term payments must be made within the first two weeks of term
there is no refund for unused rehearsals, however, you can switch between term payments and weekly payments each term so if you know that you're going to miss a chunk of rehearsals in any given term. you might want to pay casually that term
an online payment link will be posted during online rehearsals for those who need to pay weekly
We rehearse almost every week of the year, starting from w/c 16 January 2023. This year's term dates are:
Term 1: 16 January - 6 April (12 weeks)
No rehearsals w/c 10 April Term 2: 17 April - 29 June (11 weeks)
No rehearsals w/c 3 July Term 3: 10 July - 28 September (12 weeks)
No break in rehearsals in September due to October concerts Term 4: 2 October - 14 December (11 weeks)