Talented youngsters shine in concert

A THETFORD music group played out the end of its summer term in style with a range of stand out performances.

A THETFORD music group played out the end of its summer term in style with a range of stand out performances.

Thetford Music Project held its summer concert at Queensway Junior School in front of a well-attended audience.

Youngsters played a variety of pieces ranging from instrumental solos to numbers for string ensembles and bands, as well as its flagship Foundation Clarinet Group.

The evening also included a djembe African Drumming demonstration.

The following members were awarded with special achievement awards:

Chair's cup: Outstanding Achievement Award - Melanie Settle

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Outstanding musical ability - Sam Trayton

Exceptional commitment - James Howell

Excellent progress - Cherry Tozer

Most promising newcomer - Bronwyn Watkins (voice)

Most helpful student - Olivia Ahmed

Perfect attendance - Oisin O' Maolain, Joana Sousa and Brendan Adams.

The awards were presented by Thetford Mayor Pauline Quadling and Councillor Pam Spencer.

The Thetford Music Project, a charity which encourages youngsters to take part in extra curricular music activities, will resume on Thursday, September 16. For more information visit www.thetfordmusicproject.org.uk.