WHGS Virtual Christmas Concert

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WHGS Virtual Christmas Concert

Monday 14th December - Thursday 17th December 2020

While a Music Concert could not take place in the Great Hall this year, we were still keen to celebrate the success of all pupils and spread some festive cheer. 

From Monday 14 December to Thursday 17 December, musical pieces will be available to watch here and on other social media platforms. 

This series of mini events, accumulating in a virtual Christmas Concert, features the All-Stars Cuban Band, Year 10 Vocalists and Soloists, and songs from our Primary Phase children. Everyone will be able to access the following programme of wonderful musicians and pieces. We would like to also take this opportunity to wish everyone well at the Henshaw's Society, we are looking forward to providing entertainment in the not-too-distant future.

We hope to be able to soon perform a live concert in the Great Hall but, until then, please make sure to access the wonderful mini concerts below:

Monday

(video will be live from 12.15am on Monday)

Featured Soloist: Francis performing 'Wicked Game' - C Isaak

Featured Soloist: Dominic performing 'Etude Op. 107, No 7 - Buds & Blossoms' - C Gurlitt

Featured Soloist: Olu performing 'Hallelujah' - L Cohen

Tuesday

(video will be live from 12.15am on Tuesday)

Year 10 Vocal Group: performing 'Somewhere Only We Know' - Keane

Featured Soloists: Rhea and Maasai performing 'Blackbird' - Lennon and McCartney

Wednesday

(video will be live from 12.15am on Wednesday)

Year 10 Vocal Group: performing 'Santa Claus Is Coming to Town' - J F Coots and H Gillespie

All-Stars Cuban Band: performing 'Master Blaster (Jammin)' - S Wonder

Thursday 

(video will be live from 12.15am on Thursday)

Featured Soloist: Saimah performing 'I'd Give My Life for You' (from Miss Saigon) - C M Schonburg

All-Stars Cuban Band: performing 'Long Train Running' - T Johnston

All-Stars Cuban Band & Year 10 Vocal Group: performing 'Merry Christmas Everybody' - N Holder and J Lea

Primary Phase

Although the Primary Phase children could not be together to perform their Christmas carols this year, the children have still been getting in the festive spirit, with each class practising their own carol to perform virtually to the rest of the Primary Phase on Wednesday. 

We will miss having families join us this year, but you can still enjoy the children's super singing by listening below (to follow):

Nursery – Little Jesus Sweetly Sleep

Reception – Little Donkey

Y1CA - Stable Under a Star

Y1D – Away in a Manger

Y2H – It’s a Baby

Y2M – Joy to the World

Y3A – Follow that Star

Y3DL – Feliz Navidad

Y4I – Starry Night

Y4W - Come and Join the Celebration

Y5K – While Shepherds Watch Their Flock

Y6FP – Deck the Halls

Y6HP – Merry Christmas Everyone


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