Following on from a sell out concert in Bournemouth with Gary Barlow OBE, Shackleford resident Holly Graham is taking to the stage again with Seaford College Chapel Choir in a special charity concert.
20 choristers from Seaford’s five choirs, usually consisting of over 80 students, were hand picked to perform with Gary Barlow on his recent National tour in his Jubilee composition ‘Sing’. Whilst nervous at the prospect of singing in front of in excess of 5,000 people, the choir loved the experience and are thrilled to make way in their busy performing schedule to perform again with the College’s Chapel choir, especially as this concert is for such a worthwhile charity.
16 year old Seaford student, Holly Graham, was selected to be the soloist at the Gary Barlow concert. She and her fellow choristers will be performing an eclectic mix of songs from Mozart to Snow Patrol on Thursday 26th June 2014 at St Nicholas Church, Peper Harow Estate, Shackleford at 7.30pm. The event will raise funds for Surrey-based charity, halow – a charity that helps young people with a learning disability.
Holly, will be starting at the Junior Royal Academy of Music in September and has always loved Music and The Arts. Before Holly started at Seaford College she enjoyed singing but Art was her main passion. She joined Seaford College with a Music Scholarship and took singing lessons with Sara Reynolds, Head of Voice and Choirs. Sara Reynolds realised within the first 6 months that Holly had an extraordinary instrument, her voice. Sara encouraged Holly to sing in a classical style. Holly said: “Seaford brought out the best in me. I had commitment, space and the freedom to choose what I wanted to do. My talent all came from me enjoying myself and the encouragement and direction from Sara. I know from the experience of family friends that this is just what the halow project does for young people with a learning disability. The Seaford College Chapel Choir are delighted to support such a charity.”
For tickets to this one off event, please visit http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/team/seafordhalow and make a donation and let us know how many people you will be bringing.
If you would like to make a donation, refer a young person or require further information, please visit: http://www.halowproject.org.uk or call 01483 447960.