Join us for the best experience of your life from 3-6 May 2018

Experience South Africa`s largest choir, The Capital Singers, with 650 voices in “Rewind, back to the 80's”. A fun filled trip down memory lane with all the best music arranged by Janine Neethling and Peter McLea, accompanied by 18 of South Africa`s best musicians and conducted by Michael Barrett and Christo Burger. Join us at the State Theatre in Pretoria for this choral revolution and musical spectacular.

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What you need to know as a participant

What are the requirements to be a capital singer?

You may ONLY enroll if you want to have the best time of your life.

There are only 3 real requirements for enrolment:

  • the person enrolling has to be 16 years or older
  • the person enrolling has sung in any choir for 1 year
  • the person enrolling MUST attend all rehearsals and concerts of the specific event dates. (see the schedule below)

What is the venue and the date of the event?

The venue for Capital Singers: “Rewind, back to the 80’s” is the South African State Theatre in Pretoria and the event will take place from 3–6 May 2018.

When do I receive the music?

You will receive your music and mp3’s approx. 6–7 weeks before the event date via the email address you provide during enrollment.

When do I learn the music?

The enrolled participant learns the music of his/her particular voice group within the comfort of his/her own home. We have made easy to use rehearsal tracks that will help all the singers when they learn the repertoire.

What does the capital singers schedule look like for “Rewind, back to the 80’s”?

Note that this schedule might change.

Date Time Activity
Thursday 3 May 18:00–21:00 Run-through 1 for Choir and Band at the State Theatre
Friday 4 May 18:00–21:00 Run-through 2 for Choir, Band and Soloist at the State Theatre
Saturday 5 May Time TBC Full Dress rehearsal at the State Theatre
Saturday 5 May 19:30 Concert 1
Sunday 6 May 11:00 Concert 2
Sunday 6 May 16:00 Concert 3

Who determines the repertoire for Capital Singers?

The repertoire for this project is chosen by Christo Burger® and Michael Barrett, in collaboration with musical genius, Janine Neethling. The music is then arranged and orchestrated according to the musical requirements for the musicians and the choir, thus creating an enjoyable masterpiece for both audience and singers.

What is the registration fee and what is included in this package?

  • a NON-REFUNDABLE & NON TRANSFERABLE registration fee of R460 is payable for participation./li>

What is not included in your registration fees?

  • Singers’ accommodation for the duration of the event (A suggested guest house will be made available on request by singers traveling from other provinces)
  • Singers’ transport to and from the venue for rehearsals and concerts
  • Complimentary tickets
  • Concert tickets
  • Meals for singers