Senior School Choir of the Year

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Duration: 40 minutes

Aled Jones asks judges Howard Goodall, Claire Sweeney and David Grant to choose a winner from schools in Rugby, Harrogate and London. Russell Watson is the special guest.

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Robert Prizeman

    Robert Prizeman Songs of Praise Signature Tune

    Arranged: especially for the 2010 competition and not commercially available

  • Image for St Aidan’s C of E High School

    St Aidan’s C of E High School Crown Him With Many Crowns

    Tune: Diademata Music: George Elvey Words: Matthew Bridges Conductor: Mark Pallant Descant Composer - David Lee Accompanist - Sarah Paynes

  • Image for Maria Fidelis Convent School

    Maria Fidelis Convent School As The Deer

    Music & Words: Martin Nystrom Arranger: Karen Gibson Conductor: Karen Gibson Accompanist - Emmanuel Waldron

  • Image for Rugby School

    Rugby School The Day Thou Gavest

    Music: C.C. Scholefield Words: John Ellerton Arranger: Richard Dunster-Sigtermans Conductor: Richard Dunster-Sigtermans Accompanist - Rob Colley

  • Image for St Aidan’s C of E High School

    St Aidan’s C of E High School Rivers Of Babylon

    Music: Arranged by Ken Burton Words: Psalms 137 Conductor: Mark Pallant Accompanist - Sarah Paynes

  • Image for Maria Fidelis Convent School

    Maria Fidelis Convent School O Mary, O Martha

    Words: Traditional Spiritual Arranger: Karen Gibson Conductor: Karen Gibson Accompanist - Emmanuel Waldron

  • Image for Rugby School

    Rugby School Come And Praise The Lord

    Music: Richard Dunster-Sigtermans Words: Adapted from the Psalms Conductor: Richard Dunster-Sigtermans Accompanist - Rob Colley

  • Image for Russell Watson

    Russell Watson I Believe

    Music & Words: Eric. J. Levisalles This song is available on the CD - Russell Watson The Ultimate Collection

  • Factsheet for Sunday 18th April

    Presented by Aled Jones.

  • FINALISTS

    MARIA FIDELIS CONVENT SCHOOL

    North Gower Street, London, NW1 2HR

    Maria Fidelis Convent School website
  • RUGBY SCHOOL

    Lawrence Sheriff Street, Rugby, CV22 5EH

    Rugby School website
  • ST AIDAN’S C OF E HIGH SCHOOL

    Oatlands Drive, Harrogate, N. Yorks, H62 8JR

    St Aidans C of E High School website
  • LOCATION

    SOUTHBANK CENTRE’S QUEEN ELIZABETH HALL
    BELVEDERE ROAD, LONDON, SE1 8XX
    Tel: 020 7960 4200

    Southbank Centre website
  • THE COMPETITION

    All schools in the UK are eligible to enter the competition by submitting audio recordings of their choir. The entry date for this year’s competition was October last year and we hope to launch our quest to find next year’s winners at the end of the Summer Term 2010.
    More details will be posted on the School Choirs pages of the Songs of Praise website.

    School Choirs Competition

Credits

Presenter
Aled Jones
Participant
Howard Goodall
Participant
Claire Sweeney
Participant
David Grant
Participant
Russell Watson
Director
Julian Smith
Producer
Tony Followell
Executive Producer
Tommy Nagra

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