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A choir is a group of singers and musicians performing together in the church or school.

The person who sings in a choir is called a chorister. The word 'chorister' originated from the Latin word chorus, which means singers and dancers.

The choir members in a choir depend on the needs of the performance, the purposes of the performance.  Smaller choir groups ensemble up to 36 voices. But the average number varies from 40 to 60. In larger choir groups, the choir members will be more than 100. It depends on the popularity of singers and performers.

Here is a compilation of the best choir quotes. Do check out our other articles on church quotes and [quotes about singing].

Quotes About Choir

Performing together in a group in rhythm needs a lot of practice and dedication. Many choir singers later became famous professionals. Listed below are the best choir quotes for the church.

1.“A choir is made up of many voices, including yours and mine. If one by one all go silent then all that will be left are the soloists."

- Vera Nazarian.

2.“The first time I sang in the church choir; two hundred people changed their religion.”

-Fred Allen.

3.“I was fired ignominiously from the Junior School Choir for being so off tune that the choir mistress declared she couldn't even bear to have me mime.”

-Sara Sheridan.

4."O may I join the choir invisible

Of those immortal dead who live again

In minds made better by their presence."

-George Eliot.

5."I got in the school band and the school choir. It all hit me like a ton of bricks, everything just came out."

-Quincy Jones.

6."I'm obsessed with choirs, and always have been, because of that sense of overwhelming vocals."

-Florence Welch.

7."I grew up singing in my dad's choir and singing with my family."

- Steven Curtis Chapman.

8."For those in the conservative movement to think that you're going to change minds only by preaching to the choir, you don't understand how media works."

-Andrew Breitbart.

9."In the church of my heart the choir is on fire."

— Vladimir Mayakovsky.

10."I was definitely a choir and theater geek."

- Michelle Branch.

11."I sang in choir as a kid."

-Scott Weiland.

12."I used to sing in the church choir. People would say it was unusual for such a small girl to have such a big voice."

- Jennifer Hudson.

13."I was in a church choir early on and that really helped me musically in terms of chops, learning how to sing harmonies."

-Emily Saliers.

14."I used to have Bible studies at my house. I was in the choir. I was mischievous but also a real mama's boy."

-Woody Harrelson.

15."My advice to young singers is to either join your school or church's choir or find one in your local area."

-Katherine Jenkins.

16."Chestnuts roasting on an open fire /Yule-tide carols being sung by a choir."

-Melvin H. Mel Torm.

17."I love to hear a choir. I love the humanity... to see the faces of real people devoting themselves to a piece of music."

-Paul McCartney.

18."There are choirs singing in your head. If you listen, you will hear the music. It is the song of angels."

-Neale Donald Walsch.

19."The holly bears a blossom / As white as lily flower / And Mary bore sweet Jesus Christ  / Sweet singing of the choir ."

-Lalo Schifrin.

20."In the church of my heart the choir is on fire."

-Vladimir Mayakovsky.

21."One who sings with his tongue on fire, gargles in the rat race choir."

-Bob Dylan.

22."I've taught Sunday school, I've sung in the choir, I directed a choir."

-Elizabeth Moon.

23.“Some days there won't be a song in your heart. Sing anyway.”

― Emory Austin.

24."Music has always been a matter of Energy to me, a question of Fuel."

-Hunter S. Thompson.

25."As a child, I had lived many years in Southampton and sang in the choir of the Dune Church."

-Rachel Lambert Mellon.

26."My father has a beautiful, beautiful voice. His father was a pastor of a church.  My mother sang in a church choir."

-Deniece Williams.

27."For at the hour of death you became a celebrated film star, it is a moment of glory for everyone, when the choral music scales the top notes."

-Clarice Lispector.

28."I played the trumpet for nine years, and then I joined the choir after that, and then I was in musicals in high school."

-Bebe Rexha.

Quotes About Singing In A Choir

Singing is God's gift. All the choir singers believe in praising and thanking God. Here are some interesting and inspirational quotes for singers.

29."Singing in a choir is cheaper than therapy, more fun than working out.


30."I'm used to singing in churches where nobody would dare stop me until the Lord arrives!"

-Mahalia Jackson.

31."I started off singing in church as a child. That was my first moment of touching something outside of myself."

-Florence Welch.

32."Like all soul singers, I grew up singing in church."

-Daryl Hall.

33."It is not you that sings, it is the Church that is singing, and you, as a member of the Church, may share in its song."

-Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

34.“Prayer is only another name for good, clean, direct thinking. When you pray, think well what you are saying, and make your thoughts into things that are solid.

- Richard Llewellyn.

35."I was raised in a Jewish family, but since I was adopted, my parents sent me to Hebrew school and Bible chapel, so I got the best of both worlds - singing in both a choir."

-Michelle Visage.

36."Singing, it's like loving somebody, it's a supreme emotional and physical experience."

-Janis Joplin.

37."I was never interested in singing in the church choir or in school. I was more interested in becoming a musician."

-Cassandra Wilson.

Famous Choir Quotes

Singing in the church is the way people express their gratitude towards the Lord. Here are the famous choir quotes from various authors, singers, and musicians. All these quotes express their love and dedication to singing and choir groups.

The Budapest Youth Choir performs at the Szent TerÂz Templom.

38."The family of God is the choir, and God is their audience."

-Keith Getty.

39."We cannot listen to one voice above all others. We must listen to a choir of voices if we are to understand the individual tunes."  

-Anthony T.Hincks.

40."I think there is a fascination with choral music in general."

-Ed Droste.

41."I sang in the choir for years, even though my family belonged to another church."

- Paul Lynde.

42."It is my belief that everything you need to know about the world can be learned in a church choir."

-Connie Willis.

43."I sang in the choir all the way up until I went to college."

-Steve Harvey.

44."When I was growing up, I'd be in the choir. My mum was the organist in the church, so I'd sing in the church."


45."Sing, then. Sing, indeed, with shoulders back, and head up so that song might go to the roof and beyond to the sky."

-Richard Llewellyn.

46."I guess my first professional experience was when my church choir director told my mother that I had a gift with my voice."

- Sondra Radvanovsky.

47."There must be four or five hundred choirs here in London alone."

-Eric Whitacre.

48."Sometimes I think the choir gets a little ticked with me because I haven't sung in a long time and I can sing."

-Della Reese.

49."Happiness is singing in a choir."


50."No one can appropriate God, goodness, the Bible or Jesus. It just seems that way."

-Anne Lamott.

51."By prayer and good thought you will conquer all enemies."

-Richard Llewellyn.

52."I loved going to church. I enjoyed being a part of the choir and just doing things in and around the church."

-Aretha Franklin.

Quotes About The Mormon Tabernacle Choir

This choir was founded in August 1847 in America. It is one of the most famous ensembles in the world. Here are some of the choir quotes praising the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

52."These are people who are there for the joy of music. It’s not a job with them; It’s a mission."

-John Williams.

53."When people ask what’s on my iPod, it’s the Mormon Tabernacle Choir."

John Schmid.

54."I do not hesitate to profess that there is no finer choir in the entire world."

-Thomas S. Monson.

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Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Best Choir Quotes then why not take a look at gospel quotes, or Christian quotes about faith.

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