Young Singer of the Year 2013

Last Wednesday evening Williamwood hosted its annual Young Singer of the Year competition. Over 80 pupils auditioned for a place in this year’s final. The 17 finalists all performed to an exceptionally high standard and there was a huge of amount of talent on display. While the adjudicators were deciding on the winners, the Senior Choir, Junior Choir, Senior Girls Vocal Group, Junior Vocal Group and Senior Boys Group entertained a large and appreciative audience. The winner of the Junior Section was Stephen Allan (S2), with Morven Miller (S2) as runner-up. Stephen performed songs from the hit musicals ‘Matilda’ and ‘Wicked’, while Morven performed music from ‘Hairspray’ and ‘Tangled’. The winner of the Senior Section was Matthew Wilson (S4), who stole the show with his unbeatable performances of ‘Empty Chairs At Empty Tables’ and ‘Fly Me To the Moon’. Sophie Brierton (S5) took the runner-up prize with her haunting renditions of ‘The Voice Within’ and ‘Once Upon A Dream’. Jessica Gaff (S4) received a special ‘Rising Star’ award for her performance of ‘Maybe This Time’ and ‘We Can’t Stop’. Overall a fantastic night was had by all!  <gallery>