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“Our Liverpool Song” Premier – Albert Dock Voices on the Water

During Summer 2016 Mersey Wave was delighted to be commissioned to compose an original ‘modern day sea-shanty’ based upon Liverpool’s historic Albert Dock. Kathryn Rudge and Jason Ellis wrote ‘Our Liverpool song’ and it was premiered at the Albert Dock as part of Liverpool ‘Folk on the Dock’ Festival on 28th August 2016. Several choirs […]

“Somme and Beyond” – St George’s Hall Concert

A concert in collaboration with the Royal British Legion was presented at St George’s Hall Concert Room, Liverpool on 1st July 2016. The event entitled “The Somme and Beyond” paid tribute in music and words to all those effected by the events which took place one hundred years to the day during World War One. The […]

Widnes Choir Rehearsals

A new branch of the Mersey Wave choir will begin rehearsals in Widnes from the 23rd February! The group will focus on beginner singers and those who would like to start with the basics of singing in a choir. Experienced singers are welcome and members can attend all rehearsals on Tuesday in the new location […]

Christmas Concert 2015

The Mersey Wave annual Christmas concert took place on the 18th December 2015 at St Ambrose Church, Speke with performances from mezzo-soprano Kathryn Rudge, the Mersey Wave Choir – Directed by Jason Ellis, the Mersey Wave Young Singers and piano and organ by Owen Roberts. This festive concert included carols and musical songs and sing-alongs […]

Topping out ceremony at Royal Liverpool Hospital

The Mersey Wave choir were delighted to be invited to sing at the new building Royal Liverpool Hospital on 15th Decemember for their commemorative topping out ceremony. They joined visitors, staff and contractors in getting an exclusive glimpse of the impressive city views from what will become a viewing platform when the hospital opens, next […]

Epilepsy Action Carol concert

The Mersey Wave Choir was delighted to support Epilepsy Action in Liverpool for their annual charity concert held at Liverpool Parish Church.   Epilepsy Action is the UK’s leading epilepsy organisation and exists to improve the lives of everyone affected by the condition and raised just under £750 for the charity from this event.  

Summer Break

The Mersey Wave Choir and Young singers are currently on their summer break until September. If you are thinking of joining one of our groups then now is a great time to get in touch. We always welcome new members to come along and join us in the singing but we would also love to […]

Hale Carnival 2015

The Mersey Wave Choir and Young Singers were proud to return to perform outdoors at Hale Park for the local Carnival organised and run by the residents of Hale Village, Liverpool in 2015. With some wonderful stalls, entertainment, fairground rides and sunshine to enjoy; crowds flocked to the event which is held annually in the picturesque […]

Alice in Wonderland – Speke Hall

The Mersey Wave choir was delighted to visit the beautiful Speke Hall for an outdoor performance during their special Alice in Wonderland themed fortnight. Adorned in mad hats and bunny ears the choir had great fun singing for guests arriving at the of the Tudor timber-framed manor house!   For these and more photos from all our […]

There’s a lot to get through – concert 28th November

A Liverpool musician is hoping to raise thousands of pounds for the specialistLiverpool hospital which saved his life, by holding a fundraising concert later this month.  Kevin Rearden, 51, is inviting music and comedy lovers, both young and old, to join the event at the Epstein Theatre on Friday 28th November in support of the Liverpool Heart […]