Hall for Cornwall experience
30th April 2015
Children from Landewednack School at The Lizard enjoyed a spectacular day at the Hall for Cornwall in Truro on Thursday 30th April not as members of the audience but performers on the stage! The youngsters along with children from Garras, Boskenwyn, Sithney and Germoe schools were invited by the Cornwall Music Education Hub, which show cases musical talent from all across Cornwall.
Landewednack School Choir were one of the five schools who formed the "Helston & Lizard Schools Cluster Choir" which had been created especially for the Sounds of the Hub concert. The children were led superbly by Christine Judge who had visited each school on separate occasions to teach them the songs they would be performing during the show.
Earlier in the day the children had enjoyed a Chinese drumming workshop held in a marquee on Lemon Quay. They learnt the traditional sounds, movements and chants of a Chinese musician. Rehearsals with their fellow choir members and an exciting sound check on the main stage brought the afternoon to an end before the Landewednack children were treated to tea in Pizza Express accompanied by Headteacher Louise Jones, music teacher Judith Green and teaching assistants Lyndsay Bray and Kate Hughes. Thank you to Peter and his staff at Pizza Express who warmly welcomed and looked after the children during their tea!
Headteacher Louise Jones said "The whole day and evening was an absolutely fantastic experience for the children and adults. We were so proud of them all as they didn't actually get to perform their songs until nearly 10pm, but they still sang beautifully. We would like to express our thanks to everyone at the Hall for Cornwall and the Cornwall Music Education Hub. Our special thanks must go to Christine Judge who worked so hard with our children and inspired them to give such a magical performance on the stage."
Mrs Jones went onto say "how proud she and her staff were of the children's impeccable behavior throughout the whole day - we couldn't have been prouder of them"
The short film shows the children singing during their first sound check - and their first time on the main stage. (It was taken with Mrs Bray's phone so sorry if it is a little blurry!)