“HAL-LE-LU-JAH! HAL-LE-LU-JAH!” Make the entrance to your event grander than grand by having a choir sing those famous words from Handel’s Messiah while the doors swing open and you triumphantly walk in the room. Not that into yourself, but still in the market to hire a choir? Say… for your upcoming wedding or private event? Well GigSalad will help you find choirs that can bust out a mean classic like Bach’s B Minor Mass, a kickin' gospel song that'll get people outta their seats, or choirs that can even serenade your guests with some beat-boxing, popular acapella tunes. Whatever your choral flavor, you’ve got a lot of choices to find the perfect fit for your event right here on GigSalad.
Choral Ensembles can be the perfect choice for any corporate event, wedding ceremony or concert event. Choirs generally consist of multiple groups of certain vocal types that combine for a unified choral harmony. Choirs were popularized through the church and therefore Gospel Choirs are often a very popular choice for private events and church functions. Choral ensembles can perform with or without music. Those that perform without are generally called a cappella singing groups (also referred to as doo wop or barbershop). If the choir is accompanied by music it is often a piano or organ, but sometimes a band or orchestra.
Some things to consider when hiring a Choral Ensemble or Choir are to make sure you listen to audio and watch video clips. This will ensure that you truly do book the best for your next event! Next, you want to get references. Talk to people in the area about the choir and get feedback. Finally, get a contract. Many professional choirs or ensembles require a deposit to secure them at your next event. Make sure to read through the contract carefully before contracting the choir for your event.