Rhu elementary school students join the choir at Abbey Road Studios



TWO elementary school students lent their singing voices to a special choir recording session in a famous recording studio.

Rhu elementary school students Henry Walker, 10, and Dulcie Walker, eight, auditioned to be part of a Welcome Home singing choir, which was written by two military kids, Emily Rawlins and Lewis Elliott, to capture the feelings of the families of the armed forces. .

The song, which is part of a larger “Song of the Child Service” campaign, is the anthem for the UK’s annual Armed Forces Day, which takes place this Saturday.

Dulcie and Henry Walker

It won first place in the Never Such Innocence 2020/21 international competition, in which nearly 100 countries participated.

And a recording of the song was recently completed at Abbey Road Studios in London, where the Beatles recorded most of their 210 songs, with Henry, in P6, and P3 pupil Dulcie singing as part of a choir. single of only 20 students from all over the country. UK.

Rhu Primary teacher Michelle Cowan told the Advertiser: “As a teacher to Henry, I am very proud of him and Dulcie for confidently singing with other like-minded children, as well as being part of a fabulous opportunity to support Children’s Day. armed forces. ”

A demo version of the song can be heard at neversuchinnocence.com/song-of-the-service-child.


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