What a week it has been. Around 200 people have joined us for a sing this week, with over 60 more signed up but unable to join us for the first week. It’s been great fun getting back to singing, and lovely to see people returning, and to welcome new people to BeVox too.
Of course, it’s also been lovely to welcome Toni back this week too. For those of you who are new to us, Toni is the other director of BeVox. She looks after most of the admin, welcomes people at the door, sings with us, and is also my other half. She had a kidney and pancreas transplant in February, and this week was the first time she’s been able to join us since her operation.
Thanks to everyone for getting behind the changes for this season – I’m sure the variable seating plan will give everyone a new insight into how we sound as a group. I know that my other change, moving towards memorisation of the music for larger performances, has produced differing reactions – some people are very much in favour of this, and others are very much against. I’m considering all the feedback we’ve been given, and if any changes are needed, I’ll let you all know as soon as possible.
I’ll be sending out further information about our big concert at Wakefield Cathedral really soon – we had a great meeting with the event manager at the Cathedral last week and we’re very excited about putting this concert together. The refurbishment of the building is breathtaking, and we can’t wait to sing there.
We’re also hoping to get further information out in the next few days about other summer events, and to confirm all dates for additional sessions etc. As soon as we have everything in place, we’ll share it with you.
As always, if you have any questions, concerns or other feedback for us, don’t hesitate to let us know!