Ysgol Glanaethwy

Ysgol Glanaethwy

Ysgol Glanaethwy

Last updated: 10 December 2008

The performing arts school based in Bangor, North Wales, found a new platform for their talent in 2008 on the BBC's reality talent show Last Choir Standing.

The school of 250 pupils was founded 18 years ago by Cefin and Rhian Roberts.

During that time there have been non-stop shows, competitions and concerts, with a string of successes in national festivals, as well as awards in The Llangollen International Eisteddfod, the 'Music For Youth Festival' in London, Sainsbury's Choir of the Year, and the Barclays Music Theatre Awards.

The school has also travelled extensively with trips to Scotland, Ireland, Switzerland, Italy, Ukraine, Hungary and Bulgaria

Last year they were awarded 'Choir of the Festival' at the National Eisteddfod in Cardiff, The Stena Choral Festival and The Pan Celtic Festival in Donegal.

Their choir's third CD includes some of the highlights from the series 'Last Choir Standing'. This was a new platform for their talents that brought with it a new fan base. But the CD also includes many familiar favourites for those loyal fans that have supported the choir over the years.

Key works

  • O Fortuna album cover

    O Fortuna (2008)

    Includes some of the recent highlights from the series Last Choir Standing.

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