Singer (tenor)

Chris Why

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About Chris

Singer (tenor)
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Versatile freelance tenor based in the North of England, experienced in all areas of classical singing.

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
Musicianship
Genres:
Christmas, Traditional church music, Classical, Baroque, Classical crossover, Early music, Opera, Renaissance, Medieval music
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Instruments:
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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?

No.

How much time do you need to set up?

Around half an hour.

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

Yes.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

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

Prices

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, 1 year 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, 1 year 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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