About the Mersey Wave Choir
Formed in 2013 the Mersey Wave Choir is a 50+ strong mixed voice choir based in South Liverpool open to members from across the North West with no previous singing experience or audition required!
I have made friends I never would have. It’s helped my confidence and my vocal skills. It’s brought lots of fun and joy to my home. – A Hudson, Alto
The choir practises weekly and performs a wide variety of styles and genres in concert and at community events.
In February 2013 and 2014 Mersey Wave also hosted two special concerts in collaboration with the Froncysyllte Male Voice Choir and will continue this series on February 19th at St Ambrose Church, Speke. During 2014 the choir were filmed in rehearsal and during a performance at the Pier Head, Liverpool and featured on BBC1’s The One Show. They also gave a performance at the Epstein Theatre, Liverpool in aid of the Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital.
We always enjoy the evenings we practice together. it is a very friendly atmosphere and a great way to meet new people. – Janet Roberts, Alto
Earlier in December the choir performed at the topping-out ceremony for the new Liverpool University Hospital and are due to perform at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in January 2015.
Members of the choir come from across Cheshire and Merseyside to rehearse weekly in Hale Village, learning a variety of styles and genres of music.
The Choir regularly participates and provide music for community events previously including: Church services, Runcorn Christmas Festival, Hale Village Race Day and Carnival, and South Liverpool Housing Neighbours Day in Speke and Garston, and recently performed as part of St Ambrose Primary School’s Music Week.
It’s quite amazing the number of new friends I have made simply by joining a choir – J O’Grady, Bass
The choir’s Musical Director is Jason Ellis.
Would you like to join the Mersey Wave Choir?
For more information about the choir and practise details please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0151 558 1255.
We would love to hear from you – Membership to the Mersey Wave Choirs is now open – there is no audition and no previous experience of singing or music is required.