A Packed House for the Befriending Society

Wayfarers Chorus, supported by ‘Just Voices’ and ‘Voice Your Voice’, performed to a full house at the Formby Methodist Church on Wednesday 29 August. The concert was part of a two week series of events, organised by the Formby Luncheon Club and Formby Befriending Society, arranged for people who would not otherwise have been able to have a holiday. Wayfarers […]

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Wayfarers Donate to Soup Kitchen

On 17 July, The Wayfarers Chorus of Southport presented a cheque for £500 to the Southport Soup Kitchen.  The Wayfarers are a Barbershop chorus who regularly perform at various charity and private functions and have in the past provided charitable donations not just to the Soup Kitchen, but also other charities including Queenscourt Hospice and Macmillan Nurses. The £500 donation […]

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The end of course Social Evening

When we were planning the Learn To Sing course we decided it would be a good idea to hold a social evening after the final week of the course. We thought it would allow our students and their partners to get to know the chorus members and our partners. Being the day after a Bank Holiday we weren’t sure how […]

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Wayfarers Learn To Sing In Harmony Course – Week 2

Second week of the course and not only have the vast majority of our students returned for more, but they have made more progress than we ever expected. The first song has been sung to the end, including the tricky last section.  The second song has been started, another tag has been learned and most have settled into their chosen […]

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Wayfarers Learn To Sing In Harmony Course – Week 1

After months of preparation and weeks of advertising, the Learn To Sing course finally arrived last night (Tuesday 10 April).  A really good turn out of 26 students were welcomed by our members and organised into vocal ranges, to help decide which voice part they were going to try out. After organising everybody into voice parts, we learned a tag […]

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Learn To Sing In Harmony – March update

With less than a month to go until the start of our course interest is keen and places are quickly filling. Although the Wayfarers Chorus is based near Southport we appear to be attracting interest from far and wide and one of our course students has actually just moved into the area from the other side of the Atlantic!  Maybe […]

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Learn To Sing – February Update

Things continue to progress nicely with the organisation of the ‘Learn To Sing In Harmony‘ course, which we are running in April. We have received the artwork for our adverts and the adverts have been booked for 4 weeks in March.  The leaflets are ready to be distributed and we have already had two expressions of interest in the course. […]

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Learn To Sing In Harmony – January Update

Good progress is being made in the organisation of our singing course.  We now have dates confirmed, roles assigned for the core working party and have even chosen the two songs we will learn during the course. The two songs will be ‘Mr Sandman’ and ‘In My Life’.  We decided that it would be good for the students if the […]

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Quartet Contest Winners

Every November the Wayfarers Chorus hold a quartet night.  This is a friendly competition which gives members the opportunity to sing in a quartet.  There are no major prizes to be won, just a bottle of wine each, but the bragging rights are worth the effort. Singing in a quartet is possibly the most difficult form of close harmony a-capella, […]

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