SuPhil is a welcoming, inclusive choir; making up the student section of the Southampton City Philharmonic Choir. The choir usually has 150+ members, with between 20 and 30 in the student section. We sing classical choral pieces and take part in 2-3 concerts a year. Rehearsals are Monday evenings from 7:30 - 9:30 at Turner Sims on Highfield Campus, and are led by a professional conductor. The mix of the two choirs gives a unique blend of youthful voices with those of more experienced singers. It also offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform major musical pieces with a large-scale ensemble, and with a full, professional orchestra and professional soloists. Our next concert will be Handel's Messiah - on the 10th December 2022

Feel free to contact us with any questions!


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The Committee

All clubs and societies within the Students' Union are run entirely by students. The student committee for Philharmonic Choir this year are:

Harsh Hingorani
Isobel Coulls
Charlotte Smith
Social Sec
Saul Fabian-Hunt
Thomas Williams
Ben Simmons
Welfare Exec

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Membership Information

These are the current membership fees offered by Philharmonic Choir, although many clubs and societies offer a free period for new members to try out their activities.

You must be a member of the Students' Union to join a club or society
NameCostValid PeriodDetails
Free Taster MembershipFREE01/09/2023 - 20/10/2023This membership allows you to come to our first 3 weeks of "taster" rehearsals. After which either a semester 1, semester 2, or full year membership is required.
Semester 1 Membership£10.0001/09/2023 - 31/01/2024Membership of the choir for the first semester covering the costs of rehearsals, music rentals, and the concert.
Full Year Membership£25.0001/09/2023 - 31/07/2024Full membership of the choir covering the costs of rehearsals, music, and concerts for the entire year.


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Health & Safety

All clubs & societies are required to risk assess their activity to ensure it is carried out in a safe manner for members. Current risk assessments for Philharmonic Choir are available to view below