Members' Stories

Waltham Forest Community Choir members talk about their time in the choir


Five of our founder members (L to R in the photo above) Pamela Ojideagu, Norman Minter, 
Shirley Aransibia, Catherine Furlong and Marion Lancaster celebrate our 10th Anniversary
 
In January 2020 the choir was 10 years old.

To celebrate, we asked our founder members and a selection of members new and old to tell us what the choir means to them.

A big thank you to everybody who shared their stories with us.
 

Founder Members' Stories

Norman was Waltham Forest Community Choir's first vice chair.  A position he now holds again. His story can be read here.
Marion was also part of Waltham Forest Community Choir's publicity team for over 10 years. Read her story here.
Jean was Waltham Forest Community Choir's first secretary. Read her story here.
Catherine was Waltham Forest Community Choir's third chair and she share's her story here.
Shirley has been an integral part of the team at Waltham Forest Community Choir and once sent out the weekly newsletter. Read her story here.
 

Other Members' Stories

Glenys joined in 2014 and is the section head of our altos. Her story can be read here.
Alistair joined the basses in 2018. His story can be read here.
John joined the tenors in 2018. His story can be read here.
Sarah joined the altos in 2019 Her story can be read here.
Alison joined the tenors for a while in 2019. before moving to the altos Her story can be read here.
Lola joined the altos in 2020 not long before we went into lockdown. Her story can be read here.

 
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