DOFE AWARDS DINE & SHINE DINNER

High-profile

Recently I had the privilege of meeting HRH Prince Edward after performing for the Duke of Edinburgh Awards Diamond Anniversary celebrations at the Wales Millennium Centre. This was a fantastic evening where I was in the midst of some rather high profile people including international rugby player Alun Wyn Jones, BBC Radio Wales presenter Eleri Siôn, and several chief executives from some of the UK’s most leading companies.

During the evening we performed three songs for the VIP guests, including OBA’s signature piece, Calon Lân. We then carried out a musical workshop lead by our Musical Director Tim Rhys Evans, where ourselves as members supported the likes of Alun Wyn Jones in tackling some of the vocal challenges from the workshop. The workshop really was a lot of fun and saw a room full of over forty VIP’s engage and enthuse with a variety of vocal warm ups. From anthems to Zulu inspired lyrics, the workshop was varied and unique, and provided the final product of an eight part Zulu inspired song that was performed for the Prince.

After performing the end product of this workshop, which I must say, was to the Prince’s delight, His Royal Highness greeted and thanked us as members of Only Boys Aloud for our performance. I was fortunate enough to speak to the Prince who was keen to know if such workshops were a regular showcasing for OBA!

Daniel, Caerphilly OBA

Share Article:

Read another article...

Only Boys Aloud and 2117 / Hedd Wyn
News
Only Boys Aloud and 2117 / Hedd Wyn
Only Boys Aloud Academi is back!
News
Only Boys Aloud Academi is back!
What a night! The Aloud Charity 10th Anniversary Concert
High-profile
What a night! The Aloud Charity 10th Anniversary Concert
SUPPORT US

Help keep the music alive

Make a Donation

Make a Donation

By donating today, you’ll be part of the Aloud story, helping us provide positive, life-changing experiences for young people across Wales.

Become a Calon Member

Become a Calon Member

Calon means ‘Heart’ in Welsh and our Calon Members are the beating heart of The Aloud Charity, playing a vital part in our success.

Fundraise for Us

Whether you want to run a marathon or take on your own charity challenge, you can help support our activity in your local area.

Enter your search...

This website uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best user experience. If you choose to continue using this website, you agree to our use of cookies.