Friday, 15th March 2019
NINETY year-old ‘old boy’ praises unity of music at school's evensong
A NINETY year-old ‘old boy’ has praised the unity of music as school children joined together in song.
Old Barnardian Dr Desmond Walker joined invited guests and dignitaries as the combined chapel and harmony choirs of
Dr Walker, who attended
“It is wonderful to be able to come to such a splendid building as Durham Cathedral to see two schools join together on such a magnificent evening for both communities.”
The evening formed part of the Durham Vocal Festival, which celebrates the finest vocals locally, nationally and internationally.
Also in attendance were Lord-Lieutenant of County Durham Sue Snowdon, Rev (Sqd Ldr) David Haslam and Col Andy Hadfield.
The choir was conducted by
“It is always a pleasure to work with other schools in the region and see how quickly the young people combine their efforts thanks to a common love of music.”