Chris Bruerton, Baritone, The King’s Singers
Listen in to hear Chris’s journey from Christchurch, New Zealand to Christchurch Cathedral.
In episode two of the Oxon Inspires Podcast we had the pleasure of chatting to the humble and happy go lucky Chris Bruerton, member of the Grammy award winning a capella vocal ensemble The King’s Singers.
Listen in to the show to hear Chris’s journey from Christchurch, New Zealand to Christchurch Cathedral, Oxford and how he became a member of The King’s Singers touring the globe up to 200 days a year performing his passion.
Who are The King’s Singers?
The King’s Singers are a pioneering a capella ensemble who have been entertaining audiences around the world for over 50 years. Originally formed in 1968 by a group of six scholars graduating from King’s College, Cambridge; the group has continued in perpetuity bringing in new members at the retirement of incumbents, to date they have had 28 members with an average tenure of 18 years. Their legacy has impacted many groups to date, having become a household name in the 1970’s and 1980’s.
You can find out more about Chris and his fellow ensemble members (Click Here).
They are committed to education and giving back to the music world and set up The King’s Singers Global Foundation. The mission of the Foundation is to find harmony around the world through music. You can follow their #FindingHarmony mission, donate and more (Click Here).
You can see a list of The King’s Singers upcoming concerts (Click Here).
The group has made over 150 recordings over the years, if you are interested in purchasing some of The King’s Singers music you can explore their online shop (Click Here).
Feel free to get in touch with Chris (chris.bruerton on Instagram) to learn more about The King’s Singers and all their projects.
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