Join | Open Rehearsal

If you love gospel music and you are interested in joining us, please visit one of our open rehearsals on the last Thursday evening of the month (NO rehearsals during school holidays). The last open rehearsal before our summer break isĀ  on Thursday 6 June 2019. The next one will most likely be on Thursday 26 September.

We like it if you let us know you are coming using the form below. It may take two or three rehearsals for you and us to discover if there is a mutual connection. The last step in the process is a vocal test that you take with our conductor.

We expect that you are able to learn a melody by ear, that you learn your lyrics by heart and that you can sing harmonies together with others.


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You probably got here because you are looking for a gospel choir in The Hague. Or you want to sing from the heart. Or you met one of us who gave you our website address.

No matter how you ended up here or why you are visiting, we invite you to enjoy your visit!

And we encourage you to come and visit one of our rehearsals or book us for a rehearsal @ home or public performance. There are NO rehearsals during school holidays.

About

We are a group of singers that love to sing from the heart. We sing gospel music. The word gospel means ‘good news’. The good news is that there is actually always someone that loves you, believes in you and tries to win your heart. We use music to do just that: let you know that someone loves you, believes in you and tries to find a way to your heart. People are touched because we know our lyrics by heart and look at you when we sing.

Please leave us your email address so we can inform you about our performances!

 

Circle Songs

Singing from the Heart Gospel Choir The Hague zingt circle song in Vredespaleis in Den Haag

Part of our singing together is in the form of circle songs: a creative and spontaneous way of creating and singing songs together as a group.

One person acts as a leader – that can be the choir conductor but also one of the singers. The leader decides how to start building a song. That can be by singing a couple of notes in a particular rhythm to each vocal group (altos, sopranos, tenors, basses). And then there is all kinds of ways to start improvising on top of these melodies, solo or in groups.

We created one circle song especially for a concert in the Peace Palace based on a Zulu song. We used the Zulu lyrics, wrote an English version, created different melodies and sang both in English and in Zulu.

We are inspired by (among others) Bobby McFerrin. Listen to one of his circle songs.