Oxford Bach Choir

Founded in 1896, Oxford Bach Choir is considered to be one of the best large amateur choirs in the UK today.

The Choir has 150 singing members and performs with professional orchestras and soloists in the splendour of Christopher Wren’s Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford.

Please use our website to find out more about the Choir, our concerts, buying tickets and how you can be involved.

Join the Oxford Bach Choir

Membership of the Choir is by audition. Auditions are currently being held on a rolling basis. There are vacancies in all voice parts, but tenors and basses are particularly welcome.

Contact Pia Key, Membership Secretary, membership@oxfordbachchoir.org if you would like to arrange an audition or attend a rehearsal.

Further details can be found on the Join Us page.


2018-19 Concert Season

The Oxford Bach Choir’s 2018–19 season commenced in October 2018 under the direction of Principal Conductor, Benjamin Nicholas. More details here

  • Download 2018-19 brochure
    Our programme for this season includes three big concerts at some of the greatest venues in Oxford, a "Come and Sing" event with Brian Kay, the traditional "Carols for all" and much more....
  • Box Office
    Tickets for our concerts are available through our Box Office and our partners. Don't miss the opportunity to listen to our Choir and great Orchestras and Soloists: visit our page clicking on the link above!
  • Sponsorship and special events
    We welcome enquiries from organizations wishing to associate their names with the Oxford Bach Choir as sponsors. Members of the Choir are also delighted to sing for special events such as weddings and anniversaries. Contact us for more information.