The inaugural Musselburgh Primary Schools’
Community Choir performs to a packed audience
60 rehearsals, 80 voices, 1 unforgettably
brilliant performance by the Musselburgh Primary Schools' Community Choir.
standing room only as 500 people packed The Brunton Theatre on Monday evening,
8th December for the much anticipated performance of the Musselburgh
Primary Schools' Choir.
Primary School, Loretto Junior School, Musselburgh Burgh Primary School, Pinkie
St Peter’s Primary School, Whitecraig Primary School and Wallyford Primary School came together for an upliftingly
programme for the evening was;
A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS
I GROW UP
TOUN O’ PRESTONPANS
GON TAE MELVILLE CASTLE
WHITE CLIFFS OF DOVER
CHRISTMAS, WAR IS OVER
There was a special appearance from
East Lothian singer songwriter, Alex Hodgson who performed two numbers with the
choir. (songs 6 & 7 as above)
Jonathan Hewat, Director of External
Affairs at Loretto said, “This was a project we dreamed up in the early summer.
The children were, quite simply, magnificent. We are all so proud of them. The
standing ovation at the end said it all – what a wonderful evening’s singing.
Well done to all the children, special guest, Alex Hodgson, ‘The Flavours’ and
Loretto’s very own ‘Gareth Malone’ - Mr Kenny Hutchison.”
Set in a leafy campus just outside Edinburgh near East Lothian's coastline, Loretto provides an all‐round education for around 630 boys and girls – boarders and day pupils ‐ aged 3‐18. The School is made up of two parts: the Junior School ('The Nippers') for children aged 3‐12, and the Senior School for those aged 12‐18.
Founded in 1827 as Scotland's original boarding school, Loretto is well known for its relaxed family atmosphere, traditional values and emphasis on the development of the whole person, mind, body and spirit.