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School Choirs 2012 Final

Russell Watson, Suzi Digby and David Grant choose the very best junior and senior school choirs in this tenth Songs of Praise school choir competition, introduced by Aled Jones from The Lowry Theatre, Salford.

45 minutes

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Songs of Praise Signature Tune

    Robert Prizeman

    Arranged: especially for the competition and not commercially available.

  • Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

    Coloma Convent Girls' School

    Music: Traditional Conductor: Hilary Meyer Accompanist: Gillian Hope.

  • Voice of An Angel

    St Patrick's Primary School

    Tune: Andante Music: Liam Lawton Arranger & Conductor: Ursula Cullen. Accompanist Trevor Burnside.

  • Wade In The Water

    Heath Mount

    Music: Traditional Conductor: Andrew O’Brien. Accompanist: Max Prasad.

  • Hear My Prayer

    Joe McElderry

    Adapted from Nessun Dorma, available on Joe McElderry Classic Album, © Universal Classics and Jazz, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited.

  • Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel

    St George's College

    Arranger: Paul Hart Conductor: Tansy Castledine. Accompanist Andrew Barton.

  • O Be Joyful In The Lord All Ye Lands


    Music: Derek Bourgeois Opus 142 Conductor: Olivia Sparkhall Accompanist: Tom Young.

  • Curo Llaw (Clap Yo’ Hands)

    Ysgol Y Strade

    Music: George Gershwin Words: Ira Gershwin Arranger: Pete King Conductor: Christopher Davies Accompanist: Catrin Hughes.


Role Contributor
Presenter Aled Jones
Producer Matthew Napier
Series Editor David Taviner
Executive Producer Tommy Nagra
Judge Russell Watson
Judge Suzi Digby
Judge David Grant


Information on how to enter the Gospel Choir Of The Year Competition 2020

Information on how to enter the Gospel Choir Of The Year Competition 2020

All the details you need to enter this year's competition.