Forever I Will Sing
Maureen Hayes, Vocalist, Music Minister, Instructor Performer and Recording Artist, is the Cantor and Soloist for The Church of St. Clare in Colonie, NY. She holds degrees in Vocal Performance and Fine Arts from Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri and Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri. An award winning international performer, Mrs. Hayes has performed for audiences in the U.S., Canada and Europe. In 2000 she performed in Rome for World Youth Day. She has sung at the Basilica of the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. for the International Week of Prayer and Fasting. Most recently she has appeared on EWTN's 'Backstage' and Familyland TV Network Christmas Special. Bill Hayes, Pianist, Organist, Composer, Performer, Instructor and Recording Artist is the Music Director for The Church of St. Clare in Colonie, NY. A published Composer of Liturgical Music, Mr. Hayes has composed, arranged and produced recordings of his original works including the 2002 Unity Award Nominated Song 'I Am The Way', the 2004 Unity Award winning Liturgical Song of The Year, 'I Am The Resurrection', the 2005 Unity Award winning Liturgical Song of The Year, 'Living Bread', and the 2006 Unity Award Nominated song 'Blessed Be God, Forever.' A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Bill received his education in the Metropolitan St. Louis area, culminating in a degree from Webster University where he studied Musical Composition. Maureen and Bill are the hosts of 'On The Journey' which airs Saturdays at 6pm on WDCD 1540 AM in the Albany, NY area as well as world wide on the internet. Maureen and Bill are members of the Catholic Association of Musicians (CAM) an organization founded by John Michael Talbot. Maureen serves as the organization's Secretary and Director of Membership while Bill serves as Director of Communications responsible for the organization's newsletter. Maureen and Bill have been blest to be married and in ministry together for 30 years.