Wayfarers Resume Rehearsals

Following a break of more than 4 months, the Wayfarers Chorus last week resumed their rehearsals, albeit in a different format. Due to the continued restrictions resulting from the Covid pandemic, the chorus are not able to meet in person. Instead, they have taken to the Zoom platform. Technical limitations mean they are not able to produce their normal 4-part […]

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Wayfarers Chorus Welcome New Music Director

The Wayfarers Chorus, which was founded in 1989, has for the past 10 years been led by one of the founder members, Colin Wayte.  In those 10 years, Colin has devoted thousands of hours to the role of Music Director (MD).  During his time as MD, the chorus has expanded and refreshed its repertoire on an ongoing basis and has […]

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Vote for our next new song

All of the songs suggested by our members, to be our second new repertoire song in 2020, have now been reviewed by the music team. Availability of arrangements and song suitability have been considered. The factors used to whittle down the suggestions were: Availability of a good arrangement How well the song fit the brief (i.e. gentle, slow to medium […]

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Foremost Quartet In Demand

The Wayfarers Chorus based ‘Foremost’ quartet (Jeff, Garry, Ian & Pete) made two appearances last night (19 February), first singing at an independent living residence and then moving on to an open mic night, bringing a little variety to the guitar based acts. Blackwood Court, in Woolton, hold regular social evenings, featuring dinner and entertainment. As there is insufficient space […]

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Wayfarers at UK Choir Festival 2020

On Saturday 8 February, members of the Wayfarers Chorus attended the UK Choir Festival in Manchester. During the course of a very enjoyable day, following an entertaining and engaging warm-up, there were four workshops, each covering different aspects and styles of singing and learning. Starting with learning simple tricks to help improve our sight-reading and understanding of musical scales, we […]

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