Chigwell school welcomes young musicians from across Redbridge and beyond for festival
PUBLISHED: 12:20 23 October 2012 | UPDATED: 12:26 23 October 2012
Children from schools across Redbridge and beyond gathered for a music festival in Chigwell earlier this month.
Chigwell School, in High Road, welcomed 150 seven to 11-year-olds from 20 preparatory and primary schools for a day of music making.
The children were taught how to play exotic instruments from South America, performed in a large orchestra and were coached on the guitar and other instruments.
A chamber choir was formed and they performed a variety of songs.
After the day of rehearsals, the children performed to a 500-strong audience at an evening concert.
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