The Vocal Ensemble "Kumbaya" is a polyphonic choir of about 60 choristers from the Pau agglomeration. It is directed by a volunteer choral conductor elected for 3 years by the choristers, on presentation of a musical program. Varied to allow everyone to find the pleasure of singing, his repertoire is composed of songs mostly "a capella" but with the possibility of musical accompaniment since 2011 - Renaissance - Classical composers - Sacred music - International and French folklore - Traditional songs of the world and France - Negrospirituals and gospels - Contemporary songs - French and internationaLvariety The Vocal Ensemble is supported by the "KUMBAYA" Association, in charge of logistics and financial management and activities of the Vocal Ensemble.
This association also aims to organize concerts with or without the participation of the Ensemble Vocal. The choice of the choir director is not to increase the number of singers, the recruitment of the choristers is carried out each year according to the number of vacant places, the current number of choristers per desk is relatively well distributed.
The new singers are immediately integrated into all activities, concerts included. Recruitment takes place every year from September 15th to October 30th. No special musical knowledge is required, but a cycle of two rehearsals is required before the choir director accepts the nomination. To join the choir, send an email to the Secretary of the Association who will forward to the relevant officials and provide in return the practical application information.