2018 Quartet Night Results

The 2018 quartet night took place on 13 November and was arguably the best yet!  Seven quartets took part, with 19 different singers including a couple of new members. Unfortunately, this year’s judge had to withdraw due to a last minute illness, hopefully not caused by the stress of judging such a high profile competition. Thankfully our audience were more […]

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2018 Quartet Night

After months of being badgered about forming a quartet to take part in the Quartet Night, the date is almost here. Tuesday 13 November is the date this year for the annual quartet night, the table below lists those brave folk who will bravely step up and, without the aid of a safety net, deliver two songs to an appreciative […]

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2018 Southport Music Festival

On Friday, 12 October the Wayfarers Chorus once more competed in the music festival, against other choruses from the region. Our rivals this year were Just Voices, North West Harmony and Mersey Harmony and our songs were Pretty Woman, In My Life and Do You Hear The People Sing. We had virtually a full chorus singing this year, all wearing […]

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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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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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