Grace, a 15-year-old Chorister at St Asaph Cathedral has reached the National Final of BBC Young Chorister of the Year 2018. Grace has sung with the St Asaph Cathedral choir since she was 11 years old and is proud and privileged to be a part of the musical life at the Cathedral.
Now in its 32nd year, this prestigious competition celebrates young talent singing for worship in churches cathedrals and Schools throughout the country.
Grace is a Year 11 pupil at The Queen’s School Chester and will take her GCSE Examinations next Summer. Grace sings with The Queen’s Chamber Choir which performs at Chester Cathedral and other venues in Chester for school events and for charity performances.
As if her life was not busy enough, Grace sings during the Easter and Summer vacations with the National Youth Choir of Great Britain where she has recently been promoted to its Training Choir. She has sung with the Choir at venues ranging from the Beamish Museum near Durham to the Sheldonian Oxford and the Royal Albert Hall London.
Grace is one of eight finalists in the BBC competition, (four girls and four boys) who have already performed in two rigorous preliminary rounds. Grace and the other successful finalists will perform in front of a panel of expert judges on Saturday 20th October 2018 at The Philharmonic Studio at MediaCityUK , Salford where one boy and one girl will be awarded the titles of BBC Young Choristers of the year