Senior School Choir Semi-Final

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Duration: 45 minutes

Aled Jones is in Liverpool as the best six senior school choirs in the land sing for the celebrity judges, Myleene Klass, Suzi Digby and David Grant who decide which three choirs will compete in the final.

Music Played

7 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Angel Voices - The choirs and congregation at BT Convention Centre, conducted by Douglas Coombes

    Composer – E.G.Monk, Words – Francis Pott, Arranged – Robert Prizeman

  • Be Thou My Vision - Grosvenor Grammar Senior School Choir, conducted by Rosemary Foster

    Composer – Philip WJ Stopford, Publisher - Ecclesium,

  • Be Still For The Presence of The Lord - Ysgol Y Strade Senior School Choir, conducted by Christopher Davies

    Composer – Dave Evans

  • Praise my soul - Millfield Senior School Choir, conducted by Julian Jenson

    Composer – John Goss, Pianist – Jon Boyle

  • Just as I am - Tonbridge Grammar School Choir, conducted by Adrian Pitts

    Composer – John Henry Maunder, Pianist – Ruth Frost

  • O God You Search Me - High School of Glasgow Senior School Choir, conducted by Frikki Walker

    Composer – Bernadette Farrell, Pianist – Neil Macfarlane

  • Be Still For The Presence of The Lord - Haileybury Senior School Choir, conducted by Quentin Thomas

    Composer – David Evans, Pianist – Benedict Wilson

  • Factsheet Sunday 14th April 2013

    Six of the best Senior School Choirs perform a hymn of their choice in front of Judges David Grant, Suzi Digby and Myleene Klass. Three are chosen to go through to the Final. Aled Jones presents this School Choir of the Year competition senior semi-final from The BT Convention Centre, Liverpool. 

  • Locations

    This year’s competition was held at BT Convention Centre, Liverpool.
  • Senior School Semi-finalists

    Grosvenor Grammar School

    Ysgol Y Strade


    Tonbridge Grammar School

    The High School of Glasgow


  • Judges

    Former pop singer and vocal coach David Grant returns for another year on the judging panel. Joined by choir conductor, teacher and performer Suzi Digby, and renowned musician, presenter and former pop singer Myleene Klass.


Aled Jones
Myleene Klass
Suzi Digby
David Grant
Matthew Napier
Series Editor
David Taviner
Executive Producer
Tommy Nagra


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