Southport and Formby Association of NT

The chorus will be performing at the March meeting of SoFA, a local National Trust support group.  Full details will be published nearer the time.  To join the audience, you will need to be a member of SoFA.  You can find out more about that association by visiting their website. If you would like more information about the Wayfarers Chorus […]

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Wayfarers at St. Faith’s

The Wayfarers Chorus will give their first performance since the lockdown, to support the St. Faith’s Christmas Tree Festival in Waterloo. This will not be a formal concert, the chorus will be providing ‘background’ music for the public visiting the festival. If you would like more information about the Wayfarers Chorus, please get in touch using our contact form.

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Practice Makes Perfect

People often say that practice makes perfect and that is certainly true of close harmony acapella singing. If all goes well, it will not be much longer until Wayfarers Chorus are able to get back together at our rehearsal venue. During the lockdown we have been keeping in practice using Zoom to rehearse, but nothing beats standing shoulder to shoulder […]

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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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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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