Singing and being a ‘chap’… an article
Posted on March 8, 2014 by alex mayor
As a member of ChapsChoir, London’s foremost artful new male voice choir, I wrote an article reflecting on the experience of joining such a group, and what it might tell us about the evolving nature of maleness. You can read the full article on the Chaps’ website below.
“Weâ€™re singing songs from the fields of Georgia to the snows of Finland, the chart world of the 1990s to the elegant drawing rooms of Manhattanâ€™s upper-west side. Men of all stripes and ages, learning in public, transmuting long held fears about public speaking into a determination to make the very air turn new colours in song…”
Read: On being a Chap.
Bonus: here’s an excerpt of us in full flow: