Caryl Parry Jones is to become our Choir President. Prolonged applause greeted the announcement at the Choir’s Annual General Meeting.
It’s official. Also, much to the delight of choir members Caryl Parry Jones has accepted to become Choir President.
Caryl was brought up in Ffynongroyw, north Wales, the daughter of Rhys Jones and Gwen.
Moreover, with such a musical pedigree it was inevitable that Caryl should flourish and become one of Wales’s most popular singers.
The multi-talented Caryl Parry Jones has made an impressive and valid contribution to Welsh entertainment.
The versatile singer is also a composer, actor, radio and television presenter and an author of several children’s books.
Caryl Parry Jones Musical Career
In short, Caryl started singing and composing at the age of 14 for the group ‘Sidan’ whilst a pupil at Ysgol Glan Clwyd. At Bangor university she joined the band ‘Injaroc’.
On leaving university Caryl moved to Cardiff where she formed the group ‘Bando’. Caryl has not stopped singing since!
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She has released 5 albums, ‘The Best of Caryl’ above.
Caryl Parry Jones Television Career
Caryl’s successful television career included her own television series, Caryl, between 1983 and 1987.
She also found a successful variety format consisting of musical items and humorous sketches. This also enabled her comedic talent to blossom.
She created some memorable television characters which returned to our screens in 2013, with further series in 2014 and 2015.
Caryl is married to musician Myfyr Isaac. They have five children.
Amongst notable accolades over the past 20 years are:
- Awarded the White Robe by the National Eisteddfod of Wales
- Inducted into the Royal Television Society Hall of Fame
- Lifetime Achievement Award for services to music by the Radio Cymru Rock and Pop Awards.
Moreover, Caryl has also agreed to appear in concert with us in the Cardiff area on Saturday,October 14, 2017.
More details will also be found on our Concert Page.
Thank you Caryl for accepting our invitation.
Diolch Caryl am dderbyn ein gwahoddiad.