WOAPA choir at John Blandy School to sing at Dorchester Abbey

WOAPA Choir at John Blandy School to sing at Dorchester Abbey

WOAPA's Choir at John Blandy School in Southmoor near Faringdon is currently rehearsing to perform in a concert to be held at the world-famous Dorchester Abbey.

WOAPA's Choir at John Blandy School will be joining a massed choir of 250 children from 10 different Oxfordshire Primary Schools, accompanied by a youth band and with young guest players.

This year will be NAPE’s (National Association of  Primary Education) thirty fifth "Festival of Voices" and features children aged 8 to 11 years. Children from all over the county join together for a wonderful concert in a fantastic setting. 

About the choir

The new Choir at John Blandy has proved very popular, with 30 singers aged 7yrs+ already signed up. 

The Choir meets at the school on Tuesdays during term-time, 3.00 - 4.00pm.

The choir Conductor is Louise Conroy who has taught in primary schools in Oxfordshire for over 25 years and is also a 'Young Carer's Champion'. 

She has been Musical Director for many school productions including A Christmas Carol, The Wizard of Oz, Hosanna Rock and Joseph and the Amazing Techni-color Dreamcoat.

Louise trained with the Association of British Choral Directors, tutored by conductors Amy Bebbington and Sarah Tenant-Flowers.


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