SUMMER CELEBRATIONS – AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND SONG PERFORMED BY COLEHILL & FERNDOWN COMMUNITY CHOIR AND QE SCHOOL ORCHESTRA _______________________________
On Friday 28th June Queen Elizabeth’s School and Colehill & Ferndown Community Choir held a very successful joint concert at the school in Wimborne. All funds from the concert were shared between the Wimborne Food Bank and the School music department and an incredible amount of £925.00 was raised.
The concert was put together by Choir Director, Peter Coole, Choir Secretary and Performer, Susan Davies and Head of Community Music at QE School, Ben Jose. The range of music suited all tastes and ranged from classical to pop including pieces by Sibelious, Mozart, Bizzet, John Rutter, Berstein, Lloyd Webber.
The atmosphere of the evening was vibrant and the quality of the performances of all was superb with the evening finishing with an enthusiastic flourish with everyone including the audience joining in with a rendition of “Stand By Me” by Ben E King.
Parents and members of the community that attended agreed that the event was a resounding success and Ben Jose said “QE School are extremely grateful for the support of the Choir and we very much look forward to further projects in the future.”
The concert can be streamed at https://soundcloud.com/qeschoolmusic
A cheque was handed to our Headteacher, Katie Boyes and our Head of Community Music, Ben Jose for £462.50 by Peter Coole and Susan Davies on a beautiful sunny morning at the school.