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choristerchor‧is‧ter /ˈkɒrɪstə $ ˈkɔːrɪstər, ˈkɑː-/ noun [countable]  APMSESa singer in a church choir
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choristerIt's in my blood, my father was a chorister for 60 years.Purcell, Haydn and Schubert were among the many who derived most of their basic musical training from being apprenticed as choristers.Meanwhile, Salisbury Cathedral has recently recruited girls as choristers.In reply to a question as to how many cathedral choristers become clergy, the response of 2.5% was consistent across the country.From thirty-four returns it would seem that some 5% of cathedral choristers become professional church musicians.He kept a chapel with four priests and sixteen choristers at Rye House, at a cost of £100 a year.Most of the choristers, all of whom have to re-audition each season, also have day jobs.
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