Talented young musicians from Waltham Forest dazzle at concert

The Waltham Forest Dance Band at the show (WF2802-BAND)

The Waltham Forest Dance Band at the show (WF2802-BAND)

First published in Waltham Forest East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Photograph of the Author by , Senior reporter

Young musicians showed off their skills at a concert showcasing talent from east London.

The Waltham Forest Dance Band were joined by 180 fellow teenagers from other boroughs for the performance at the Indigo02 on Tuesday February 12.

The event was organised by 'Gateway2Music' group and funded by the Jack Petchey Foundation charity.

There are ten youngsters in the band, aged between 13 and 18, who meet once a week to rehearse.

They come from a variety of sites in Waltham Forest including Chingford Foundation School, Walthamstow School for Girls, Highams Park School, and George Monoux College.

They performed pieces including 'You’re the Cream in My Coffee' by Ray Henderson and 'Forgotten Dreams' by Leroy Anderson.


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