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2017 Version     

             Swing Bridge Singers past and present (2017)

               Artists (paid and unpaid)

  1. Who is Executive Director of Northern Stage? 

  2. Who sang in Porgy and Bess at the Danish Opera in Copenhagen? 

  3. Who is Professor of Double Bass at the Royal Marines School of Music?

  4. Who played Hazel Leyton in Casualty and Linda in DCI Banks ?

  5. Who is concerts manager for the Brighton Early Music Festival?

  6. Who was in Samling Opera’s staging of Britten’s Albert Herring in Hall 2?

  7. Who sings in the most successful women’s Barbershop choir in the country (with whom                           she has twice won the European Championship)?

  8. Who sang at the finals of ‘Let The People Sing’ in Helsinki because her choir were                                 UK Choir of the Year?

  9. Which composer’s one-act opera was praised by Master of the Queen’s Music Judith Weir as                 ‘an onslaught on the audience’?

  10.  …and who wrote the libretto?                                                                                                                       Making the world a better place

  11. Who worked in South Sudan supporting women’s education?

  12. Who worked in Madagascar rebuilding traditional fisheries?

  13. Who is co-director of the End Violence Against Women Coalition?

  14. Who volunteered at a refugee camp on the island of Lesbos?

  15. Who has helped industries in Azerbaijan become more eco-friendly?                                                          Making the world a Swing Bridgier place

  16. Who sang San Francisco Bay Blues on a boat in San Francisco Bay?

  17. Who was greeted at Newcastle Airport on her return from working in South Africa                                   by Swing Bridge friends in yellow, singing Ayangena?

  18. Which is the second ever family with four Swing Bridge Singers?

  19. Who has made demo videos for a music shop in the West Midlands on violin, banjo, guitar,                     mandolin, nyckelharpa, and (here’s the rub) air guitar?

  20. Who is far and away our most successful seller of CDs?                                                                              Tough cookies

  21. Who turned up to rehearsals wearing a brace because of a broken neck?

  22. Who has notched up three years in Swing Bridge without missing a single rehearsal or                           performance?

  23. Several singers have performed in concerts after just one rehearsal, but who did so                                 (and sang a solo) before she’d been to any rehearsals?

  24. Who had played all 32 of the Beethoven piano sonatas before his 18th birthday?

  25. Who cycled to India?                                                                                                                                      Totally Bananas

  26. Who missed the Swing Bridge trip to Prague because he lost his passport?

  27. Who has been a member of the Junior Northern Magic Circle?

  28. Who was in court with Tiger Woods?

  29. Who is back in the Tower of London?   

  30. Who would score highest as a Scrabble answer?

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