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Chris Why

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About Chris

Versatile freelance tenor based in the North of England, experienced in all areas of classical singing.
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Tenor Lay Clerk at Manchester Cathedral, BMus First-class – University of Sheffield (2018). Winner of the Recital Prize from Sheffield University. Regularly sings with the BBC Radio 4 Daily Service and the Armonico Consort.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
Encore awards
4th Encoreversary
Christmas, Traditional church music, Classical, Baroque, Classical crossover, Early music, Opera, Renaissance, Medieval music
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Event types:
Concert, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Recording session, Cruise
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Other skills:
Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Singing teaching
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Customer questions

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

No problem at all, all I ask is for some notice and I can adapt the requested music accordingly!

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

This isn't a service I provide.

How much time do you need to set up?

No more than twenty minutes.

Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?


Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes. I bring everything that I'll need to perform for you!

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Of course, I'm happy to learn anything (within reason)..!


Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£100
Up to 1 hour£160
Up to 2 hours£240
Up to 3 hours£300


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Dan C, 2 years ago

Chris is an excellent singer: he is attentive in rehearsal and expressive in performance and delivers his singing with conviction. He is great to work with, too, I have thoroughly enjoyed singing with him and directing him.

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Avril D, 3 years ago

Chris sang for us at a family occasion with such beauty and feeling that it brought many of the audience to tears. He was totally professional, accommodating and reliable on the day. Well presented and a pleasure to meet. We would not hesitate to recommend him to sing at any occasion and look forward to hearing him again.

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