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 Donate To Southport Soup Kitchen

The Wayfarers Chorus recently donated £650 to the Southport Soup Kitchen and were given a tour of the premises, including the impressive food bank. The Soup Kitchen provides ‘ Warm food, a place to rest and good company for the disadvantaged of Southport UK ‘ and Wayfarers Chorus is proud to be able to support such a good cause. Pictured […]

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2019 Quartet Night Results

Tuesday 19 November saw the crowds gathering for the annual ‘Wayfarers Chorus Quartet Night’, a friendly competition between chorus members. This year, there were 7 quartets competing for bragging rights and a bottle of wine, with a couple of the newer members taking part. Before the contest started, the MD (Colin Wayte) took the chorus members through a warm-up routine […]

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Wayfarers Visit Liverpool Chorus

Thirteen members of Wayfarers chorus visited the Liverpool boys for a night of harmony and chats. We were well greeted at the Prescott Town Hall, ( most impressive?) and were received by approximately 21 Liverpool members, Each chorus sang three songs and then combined forces to sing another. Wayfarers sang well although we had to quickly recruit a Baritone for […]

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