This is a delightful little story of Born on Monday choir member, Mary (Maria) Cook, nee Lesses, her childhood and young adult years as part of a big Greek immigrant family. The lovely picture of Mary is a portrait painted by her talented artist husband Bill Cook. The sound quality of this podcast is not perfect because it was recorded from mobile to mobile in keeping with the current social isolation principles.
Here are the first three of 7 recordings I have done over the last few years.
The first one one is a mixture of women’s voices as they tell how being part of the choir helped them through difficult times.
The 2nd is a recording of a song that the Harmony Weavers wrote together and was put to music by Heather and Michelle.
The third one one was about halfway through the first year and women were asked what the choir meant to them. At that stage the name hadn’t been finalised so I called it Soulful Sound.
The fabulous Hutt St Centre support this venture and the equally fabulous Heather Frahn and Michelle Byrne are the choir leaders.
There are more to come.