Any official choir function? No.
Joined in: 1997
Daylight job: Retired (I’m not telling you about my night-time one….)
Why did you join a choir? I love singing in choirs, especially unaccompanied stuff
What do you enjoy most about singing with us? The music and the friendliness of other members. About the friendliest I’ve been in – and I’ve been in quite a few.
What is the most exciting piece you’ve ever sung? Rachmaninov Vespers
What’s the hardest piece you’ve ever sung? Monteverdi Vespers
Which piece is your guilty pleasure? Josquin – Nymphes des Bois, though I have never sung it
Do you also play an instrument and if so, which? None
What other music do you enjoy? Solo piano – mostly classical, Scott Joplin and flamenco guitar
What do you enjoy doing when you’re not singing? I’m Mr Fixit in our house. I fix mobile phones and flog them on eBay
Tea break! What’s your favourite biscuit? Plain Hobnobs
What’s your choir super-power? Eh?
Tell us something we don’t know about you. I’m a licensed amateur radio operator, callsign MM0RKT. I’m also a member of a Belgian Confrèrie.
What would you say to anyone thinking of joining our choir? Come along for a try – you’ll like it! If you’re a tenor, brilliant!
Feel like taking Bob up on his invitation? We rehearse every Thursday at 19.30 in Woodlands Methodist Church – do come and join us!