The Fairfax singers will be singing in the Priory Church on Tuesday 26
June from 14.00 to 15.00. They invite you to come and listen to
them. There will be a retiring collection.
They were established over 20 years ago and are a mixed choir of
36 voices. Variety is their aim; from ballads to blues, madrigals to
musicals, sacred to swing, traditional to trendy. They help to raise
funds for many charities.
Last summer after thirteen years of service as Musical Director
Dorothy Hawkshaw handed over the baton to Paul Hurst, a retired
music teacher and church organist. Paul plays the violin with the
Harrogate Symphony Orchestra, Leeds Haydn Orchestra and the
Their accompanist, Martin Baker, was Assistant Organist and Master
of the Choristers at Bradford Cathedral before being appointed to
the teaching staff of Penistone Grammar School. He is currently
Director of Music at St Oswald’s Church, Guiseley and a freelance
organ, piano and singing teacher.