Gallery: Celebration of Schools’ Music 2011 at Snape Maltings - day two

YOUNGSTERS were in fine voice at a musical showcase featuring talented performers from across the county.

The week long Celebration of Schools’ Music 2011 is now well under way at Snape Maltings Concert Hall, near Aldeburgh.

Pupils from primary schools including Gorseland in Martlesham, Bucklesham, Bosmere in Needham Market and St Edmund’s Catholic in Bury St Edmunds took part yesterday.

There were also performances from Westbridge Pupil Referral Unit, which is based in Ipswich, Thurston Community College, near Bury St Edmunds, and West Suffolk Youth Jazz.

At the end of the day all the youngsters gathered for a finale performance.

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The event is the largest school music festival of its kind in the UK and runs until Saturday.

It is the result of a partnership between Aldeburgh Music and Suffolk County Council and has taken place every year since 1987.

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Around 1,500 pupils from more than 40 primary, middle, secondary and special schools across Suffolk will be taking part.

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