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New Members

Cambridge Chord Company is a leading mens a capella and barbershop chorus. We are always keen to welcome new members at all levels of experience from a variety of musical backgrounds. Perhaps you have never even sung in a choir before but have always wanted to try.

While the chorus does have an audition process, you do not have to be Michael Ball or Alfie Bow to join! The main thing we look for is the ability to carry a tune and enjoy doing it.

CCC has helped a variety of people to explore their ability as a singer and go on to enjoy the fantastic experience of singing 4-part close harmony a capella music.

Cambridge Chord Company rehearse just outside Cambridge and all rehearsals are open to visitors.

Contact and we’ll arrange for you to come an see us, see what we do and begin discovering the magic of close harmony singing!

Contact us to find out more!


Joining CCC

CCC is a men’s chorus, so we welcome any man who would like to find out if our type of singing is for them, as well as experienced singers from other genres. We welcome barbershoppers who have moved to the greater Cambridgeshire area and even those who haven’t, but would like to join one of the UK’s top choruses.

‘Taster’ sessions can be arranged and you’ll be very welcome to simply come and watch one of our rehearsals, and take part if you would like to. You don’t need to be able to read music as we have a range of audio learning material. You might even get a chance to take part in singing a tag – a few bars of music at the end of a song – a regular form of musical enjoyment for all levels of singer.

The Process

We have an audition process and we help our new members to develop their singing to a level where they are comfortable singing  in a quartet, as well as the larger chorus.

Please contact if you’d like to find out more about becoming a member, or to come and see one of our rehearsals and, maybe, try a taster session

Stage 1 – Voice Test

We establish which part is most suited to your voice then, when ready, you sing a short song of your choice to our music team.

Stage 2 – Performance

You learn to sing a selected song in quartet and, when ready, sing with 3 experienced singers to our music team.