During a highly successful career in educational management Wendy was commended several times by HMI and her department was featured on BBC2 as a model of good practice. She pioneered initiatives in Modern Languages, Community Involvement, Equal Opportunities and Staff Training and Development. As a freelance consultant, lecturer/tutor, and community musician she is currently engaged by clients such as Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh University, Moray House, Scots Music Group, The Ca(I)re (Putting the “I” into Care) Programme, Care4Carers, Parkinson’s UK and Alzheimer Scotland. There is growing interest in her work as a professional singer. Wendy is committed to promoting awareness of the power of song, the social and political significance of community singing as well as the excellent potential of the human voice as a therapeutic intervention.
Wendy has some great events lined up over Scotland Sings!
FESTIVE CONCERT WITH WENDY CARLE TAYLOR
Friday 23rd November
Hosted by radio and television presenter, Kaye Adams, with special guest, former rugby star Gavin Hastings and much more….
Wendy Carle Taylor will be leading around 50 singers from Singing4Fun! community singing groups from Edinburgh Branch Parkinson’s UK and Scots Music Group in a short set of beautiful songs in French, Scots, English and German with Ailie Robertson on clarsach.
Money raised from the evening will go towards funding the Parkinson’s UK research programme in Scotland!
Venue: St Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh
Start Time: 7:00pm
Saturday 24th November
Celebrate the forthcoming anniversary of Andrew, the patron saint of Scotland, by singing the world-renowned songs of our national bard, Robert Burns! Explore the melody and lyrics of a selection of songs collected or written by Burns ranging from beautiful love ballads and humorous songs to stirring political anthems.
No previous experience of singing is required and there is no need to read music.
Tutor: Wendy Carle Taylor MA PGCE
Venue: Paterson’s Land, Holyrood Road
Start time: 10:00am – 4:00pm (One-day course)
WENDY CARLE TAYLOR IN CONCERT AT PENICUICK FOLK CLUB
Tuesday 11th December
Start Time: 8:00pm
Credit: Louis DeCarlo