St Paul's School Choir to Join Young Voices

7000 young voices sing with Connie Talbot

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The African Children’s Choir will join Connie Talbot at this year’s YOUNG VOICES 2012

The largest Children’s choir in the world, Young Voices are very excited to announce the artists involved in this year’s tour. The internationally acclaimed African Children’s Choir, will be joining 7,000 school children and Connie Talbot on all of their 15 arena dates.

49 children from the choir of St Paul's CE Primary School will be joining Young Voices on January 15th.

Young Voices provides an unrivalled musical opportunity for primary school children to perform all styles of music including folk, pop, rock and classical, alongside the African Children’s Choir who are extremely excited about the forthcoming tour. Young Voices is designed to unify children from across the region, boost their confidence and provide lifelong memories for the them and their families. This is an unmissable opportunity for your local school choirs to sing in huge arenas alongside some of the most talented artists from the world of music.

The African Children’s Choir were handpicked, alongside other international artists to record the charity single ‘Sing’ written by Gary Barlow and Andrew Lloyd Webber for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Members from the African Children’s Choir performed the song at the Diamond Jubilee Concert at Buckingham Palace on June 4.

The First African Children’s Choir was formed in 1984 in the midst of civil war, their aim is to raise global awareness of the plight of millions of orphaned and abandoned children in Africa. The single has become this year’s biggest selling number 1 single, with over 142,000 in the first week!

Young Voices are delighted to welcome the very talented Connie Talbot back onto the tour again this year, as at 11 years old she represents the very essence of Young Voices. Earlier this year to help Young Voices celebrate their 15th anniversary, Connie & Young Voices together created a new Guinness World Record for the largest number of backing singers ever to accompany one lead vocalist at a public venue. “I’m very happy and feel honoured to be invited to these concerts and I’m really looking forward to getting back up on the stage & singing with all the children again” – Connie Talbot

January 3, 2013

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