Rock Choir leader performs at BBC Proms In The Park

PUBLISHED: 19:00 25 September 2018

Xander at the proms. Picture: Rock Choir

Xander at the proms. Picture: Rock Choir

Rock Choir

A Weston choir leader performed in front of tens of thousands of people at the BBC Proms In The Park event.

Xander at the proms. Picture: Rock ChoirXander at the proms. Picture: Rock Choir

Xander-Jaymes Le Petit, the Rock Choir leader in Weston and Burnham, stood alongside the choir’s founder Caroline Redman Lusher and her 80-strong vocal group for a spectacular performance at the event in London’s Hyde Park.

The singers wowed an audience of 40,000 people and the people watching on TV.

More than 100,000 Rock Choir members made the journey to London for the event to support the performers.

Xander-Jaymes said: “Performing in front of 40,000 people was a shock when I first walked out onto the stage but then it was time to be professional and sing.

Xander at the proms. Picture: Rock ChoirXander at the proms. Picture: Rock Choir

“During You Raise Me Up with Josh Groban, the audience lit up their phones which was incredible as you just see those at the back were just as engaged as those at the front.”

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