With a captivating voice that is rich and soulful, featuring a brilliant, glorious high range and smooth texture, you will delight to hear this lyric soprano sing classical, oratorio, spiritual, and gospel. Noted for her interpretation and attention to the nuance of a song, she makes every performance a complete and satisfying experience.
Will travel to any location if client pays travel and hotel expenses.
We were so pleased with Wanda's performance. The event had great attendance, the crowd was engaged and responsive, and the Spirit moved in the place.
Dr. Wanda was excellent. Our congregation immensely enjoyed her performance, presence, and phenomenal gift. She has an instrument (voice) that stirs the soul and draws the listener into her gift. We are looking forward to her providing a full concert for our congregation next year.
Response from Wanda Hunter Wherry:
Pastor Micah...THANK YOU for the wonderful review! I was blessed, had a fantastic time with you and the congregation, and look forward to singing a Christmas concert in Richmond in 2017!
Its been almost a year since we called on Wanda to sing for my grandmother dying in hospice. It was very short notice but Wanda answered the call immediately and drove ober an hour to sing for her in her last moments. My grandmother was always a hige fan of the operas and this, this made her year and brought tears of joy to all of our eyes. Wanda sang effortlessly but with soul, she was kind ams very well presented, id hire her again in a heartbeat. Not only did she go out of her way to bring one last huge smile to my grandmothers face, she has since checked in with us later down the road to see how we are doing. She is the best!!
Even months after my Mother's funeral service ,people were still talking about what beautiful service it was. My mother had been a Pastor's wife for sixty-one years . She deserved to have someone like Wanda sing at her service. Amazing Wanda. Thank you. I will always have beautiful memories of my Mother's service , thanks to you
What a wonderful voice! Wanda helped us to not only hear the angels, she helped us to see them! The voice is phenomenal and filled with the anointing of the Holy Spirit! What a joy!
On this evening my ears were treated to a stunning performance and I can say I was truly moved.
Price Range: $500 and up
Gig Length: 5 - 90 minutes
What to Expect
Audience members can expect to feel genuine, deep emotion, the thrill of a true technician, and the enjoyment which comes from a multi-faceted musical experience. Her voice pierces the heart, and reaches the soul.
Wanda H. Wherry is a lyric soprano with prodigious skill and technical ability. Her musical experiences have been extensive. After studying with legendary Metropolitan Opera sopranos Camilla Williams and Eileen Farrell, Wanda went on to sing leading roles in the Creation by Franz Joseph Hayden, Messiah by G.F. Handel, Beethoven's Mass in C, Schubert's Mass in G, Dubois' Seven Last Words, as well as solo concert appearances in a number of US cities. She was the winner of several vocal competitions, including the regional winner of the Metropolitan Opera Auditions, and the National Association of Negro Musicians' National Music Competition. An artist of great versatility, she has also appeared as Aunt Em in the Haymarket Theatre's production of The Wiz.
Wanda specializes in the interpreptation of the American Art Song called the Spiritual, and her renditions have met with wide acclaim. She has extensive background in choral music, having sung under the baton of the legendary Jan Harrington, Robert Shaw, and Jester Hairston. Her advanced theological training has uniquely euipped her to bring insight to the interpretation of all types of religious musical literature.
Past Booked Events
|August 06, 2017–August 11, 2017 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm||NCGCC Convention|
|May 05, 2017 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Seasons of Belief|
|April 30, 2017 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm||Religious Celebration|
|April 28, 2017 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Seasons of Belief|
|April 21, 2017 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Seasons of Belief|
|April 13, 2017 • 7:00pm - 7:30pm||Surely He Died|
|February 10, 2017 • 7:00pm - 7:30pm||All About Love Concert|
|January 22, 2017 • 5:00pm - 6:30pm||Seasons of Belief Concert|
|January 15, 2017 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm||MLK Celebration|
|December 25, 2016 • 10:00am - 11:30am||Worship Service|
|December 18, 2016 • 11:00am - 12:00pm||Featured Soloist - Mayfield Memorial Baptist|
|December 09, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Celebrate Christmas Concert|
|February 17, 2016||Weekly/Recurring Performance|
|January 24, 2015||Funeral Service|
|August 03, 2014||Funeral Service|
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