Kids hit the high notes at city schools music festival

Children having fun during the festival
Children having fun during the festival
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A HUGELY successful Portsmouth Schools Music Festival ended on a high note.

The celebration of the area’s top musical talent at Portsmouth Guildhall was led off by Court Lane Infant School’s Tim Lehota singing Livin’ On A Prayer by Bon Jovi.

Next up was Alice Wan, a pupil at Portsmouth High School, performing Fantasia No.3 in D minor by Mozart.

Infant schools then joined together to sing a variety of hits, including Hello Goodbye by The Beatles.

The choir was made up of pupils from Copnor Primary, Court Lane Infant, Flying Bull Academy, Moorings Way Infant, Goldsmith Infant, Portsmouth High Junior and Westover Primary.

The audience was later treated to musical pieces by Gomer Junior and Denmead Junior, with the Langstone Junior School Dance Crew dancing to Telephone by Lady Gaga and Katie Perry’s Firework.

Also on stage were Portsmouth High School pupils performing Ollumanate.

And classics like Queen’s Radio Ga Ga and David Bowie’s Space Oddity were belted out by a junior school choir made up of youngsters from Copnor Primary, Flying Bull Academy, Langstone Junior, Portsmouth High Junior, St Swithun’s Primary and Westover Primary.