Supporting the Choir

The Choir at the 2023 Coronation Service

Maintaining the breadth and diversity of the Choir's activities and the rigour of the education and training of its members is a costly undertaking. We are very grateful to all those individuals who have supported the Choir over the years and your contribution could make a real difference to our future.

We have made it easier to give to us in whatever way suits you. Read our new donation brochure below and support us using the donation form.

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How to support the choir

  • Join the Choir Assocation to ensure the Choir's long-term sustainability, and enjoy annual social events
  • Become an annual subscriber at a level that is right for you, starting at just £5 per month
  • Make an individual donation to a specific area of the Choir's activities
Please help us to maintain this great tradition, in which we are all so privileged to have played a part. We want to continue to share the unique St John's Sound with the world, an we want to give future generations of musicians the same kind of opportunities which so many of us enjoyed.

Andrew Nethsingha, Former Director of Music

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