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Posted March 15th, 2024

Young Voices Festival

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This year’s Young Voices Festival  was held in north London at St Mary-at-Finchley parish church on Sat 8/3/24.  There were 15 young singers from across the London area and beyond. What a beautiful sound they made under the sure direction of Tim Smith (St Mary Harrow on the Hill)!   Organist Keith Brown (Our Lady Of the Assumption and St Gregory, Warwick St) played beautifully and this was also an opportunity for young organist Macie Sutherland to observe a choral evensong for the first time.

Music was by Jonathan White, Ghislaine Rees-Trapp, and Simon Lole, with traditional hymns encoding criminal with descant.  Prayers and reading were expertly delivered by the choristers and we can assure you that this whole event was a great  confidence-boost for all participants.   They had prepared the music well in advance.  Please do bring  your choristers along next March. There’s room for more and we look forward to seeing you there!

This event was devised  by Penny Davison, Keith Brown, Tim Smith and Alison Smart Fisher, under the umbrella of the newly formed email group ‘Church Music London’.  The event was then also promoted by RSCM.   If you would like to be on the emailing list for future events please contact

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