So you're interested in joining?

Gardiner St Gospel Choir are recruiting new members! If you've always wanted to join a gospel choir then now is your opportunity! Why not come along to our Open Night on Wednesday 25th September in Gardiner Street Church and see what all the fun is about :-)

Auditions to follow on October 2nd. If you're interested just drop us a line on info@gardinerstreetgospelchoir.com

Some of the GSGC guys at the Dublin City Soul Festival

What's involved in being a member of Gardiner Street Gospel Choir

  • The choir year runs from late August to early June.
  • Weekly rehearsal every Wednesday 7.30-9.30pm, changing to 8.00-9.30pm after your first year.
  • Weekly evening Mass every Sunday with a 1 hour rehearsal beforehand (6.30pm - 8.30pm).
  • Extra gigs/performances throughout the year, potentially with extra rehearsals in the lead up to these events.
  • Ability to read sheet music not a requirement but definitely an advantage in getting up to speed with our repetoire.
  • Any stage experience, particularly in music and dance is also an advantage but not a requirement.
  • Members pay a membership fee in two installments during the choir year.
  • You must be over 18 years of age.
  • All members are required to go through the Garda vetting process regardless of whether you have done so for another organisation/employer.
  • All members are required to complete a once-off mandatory child protection training course organised by the parish.
  • Attendance is recorded at every rehearsal, Sunday mass and concert and an excellent attendance record is required to maintain membership.

Fancy joining the GSGC band?

At Gardiner Street, we've been very lucky to always have a superb live band accompany us pretty much everywhere we sing. Our wonderfully talented ensemble consists of piano, guitar, bass, keyboards, sax, strings and percussion and lead by the super talented Michael Fay.

  • The choir year runs from late August to early June.
  • Just like choir members, the band give their time and skills on a voluntary basis.
  • There is no membership fee for band members.
  • You must be over 18 years of age.
  • Required to play at the weekly Sunday mass in Gardiner Street church with an hour's rehearsal beforehand, all in running from 6.30pm - 8.30pm.
  • Ability to read sheet music not a requirement but definitely an advantage in getting up to speed with our repetoire.
  • Extra gigs/performances throughout the year, with extra rehearsals in the lead up to these events.
  • All members are required to go through the Garda vetting process regardless of whether you have done so for another organisation or not.
  • All members are required to complete a once-off mandatory child protection training course organised by the parish.