St Mary Abchurch*
Abchurch Yard, London EC4N 7BA, https://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/15387/
SOUND is an a cappella group founded by Musical Director Liz Swain, with the aim to give talented singers from all musical backgrounds a chance to sing pop, soul, R&B and other contemporary music. SOUND take their cue from some absolutely awesome international groups and like to practise innovative new approaches.
Some Voices Borough
St Magnus the Martyr*
Lower Thames St, London EC3R 6DN, https://www.stmagnusmartyr.org.uk/
Some Voices started in 2010 with just seven choir members meeting up in London to sing and socialise and has grown to over 1,400 members meeting in rehearsal venues across the UK. Some Voices is known for their signature style of performing original arrangements of popular songs that range from Bowie to Björk, from Britpop to Hip Hop, and everything in between, all arranged by musical directors Laura Howe and Curtis Stansfield.
The Wrenathon Vocal Marathon performance features singers from Some Voices Borough choir, directed by Rebecca Baxter.
Finsbury Park Singers
St Stephen Walbrook*
39 Walbrook, London EC4N 8BN, https://ststephenwalbrook.net/
Finsbury Park Singers is a mixed-voice community choir from North London, founded in 2018. They perform a range of music, from pop to folk to gospel and classical, with appearances including the BBC Proms and Barbican with LSO. This performance includes arrangements of Autumn Leaves, Over the Rainbow, and I Say a Little Prayer For You. Led by conductor, Hannah Brine.
This Wrenathon Vocal Marathon performance is in collaboration with Central London Samaritans, the founding branch of the wider Samaritans organisation, that began supporting people at St Stephen Walbrook 70 years ago. Our volunteers are here to listen every hour of every day and have provided this support without interruption since then. Learn more about the Samaritan’s here.