Fourteen talented young men from Yale University, known as the Whiffenpoofs, are yet again set to thrill Thai music lovers in June with their unique singing style. The Whiffs annually tour the globe performing in superb harmony entirely without instrumental accompaniment to packed theatres.
The group is one of the world’s oldest and most famous American a cappella legends; so named for their light-hearted mood of “free and exuberant fancy”. Founded in 1909, the Whiffs began as a senior quintet but quickly became an in-demand tour de force on the musical scene. They have performed for a range of distinguished guests, including Mother Theresa, Dalai Lama and former U.S. Presidents Reagan, Bush and Clinton.
The group’s repertoire draws on a long heritage of original arrangements from many styles and eras, whereby they routinely supplement their traditional barbershop and choral foundation with jazz standards, pop songs and comedy routines. Some new additions to the repertoire include “Haven’t Met You Yet”, Michael Buble; “Grace Kelly”, Mika; “Ordinary People”, John Legend; “On a Clear Day”, Lerner and Leowe; “All is Fair in Love”, Stevie Wonder; “Both Sides Now”, Joni Mitchell and “Space Oddity”, David Bowie.
These charming young entertainers will share their music, wit and comedic antics in one of their legendary fast-paced performance at the Siam Bayshore Resort & Spa, Pattaya on Saturday, June 25 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are Baht 500 including one standard drink and canapés before the performance. Show and room package is Baht 3,500 inclusive of breakfast (2 pax). Seats are strictly limited for both shows, please call 02-247-0123 (BKK) or 038-428-678 (PTA) to reserve your seat.