Frederick Butler – finalist
We are very proud of Frederick Butler who became a finalist for the BBC Radio 2 Young Chorister of the Year competition. The grand finale of this year’s competition took place at the BBC Philharmonic Studios in MediaCityUK, Salford on Saturday 20th October and was hosted by Blue Peter’s Radzi Chinyanganya. The eight finalists performed in front of a panel of judges including composer and conductor Bob Chilcott as the Chair of Judges. Helen Thomas, Head of Content Commissioning, Radio 2, said the standard of singers “exceptionally high”.
Congratulations to the winners Emilia Jaques, from Queen Mary’s School in North Yorkshire, and Cassian Pichler-Roca from Dean Close School in Cheltenham.