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Meet The Voxies: Paul Claassen (T1)

Meet our Terrific Tenor: Paul Claassen #Vox_Tribe

Q: What is your day job?

A: Credit Acquisitions Manager.

Q: How many years have you been singing in a choir?

A: 12 years (I think).

Q: What has been your most memorable experience with Vox to date?

A: Singing our conductor, Franco's composition: "Ek sal sterf en na my vader gaan" in the Chiesa di S.Maria Assunta Cathedral in Breganze, Italy. The whole choir was like one big emotional amoeba. It was amazing.

Q: What do you enjoy the most about being part of Vox?

A: That the one and only focus is to always create beautiful music.

Q: Which piece is your favourite that you have performed with Vox Chamber Choir?

A: "Lotus" by Franco Prinsloo. You think you can only have so much goosebumps, but alas...😁

Q: What do you look forward to the most with Vox Chamber Choir?

A: Each Thursday's therapy session. AKA Vox Rehearsals.

Q: If you could have a superpower, what would it be?

A: Time travel (like in "About time").

Q: What are you reading/binge watching at the moment:

1. Reading - Legends of the first empire - Michael J Sullivan;

2. Watching - Dark.

Q: Name another hobby/interest you participate in?

A: Raising a 1 year old :) And cycling a bit when there is time.

Q: Name a section in a piece we perform that gives you goosebumps every time:

A: "Kruis van Liefde" - The whole thing! But maybe the ending most...

Q: List 3 things on your bucket list:

1. Performing "Kruis van Liefde" at long last; (It has been a journey)

2. Living somewhere in Europe for a year;

3. Watch Wimbledon live.

📸 Photo Credit: JP Hanekom​ (

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