from'About Prescot'. July 1994
SCHOOL assembled an outstanding group of past and
present pupils for a concert on Friday, July 8th,
1994. Members of the audience were privileged to
hear some truly wonderful performances by these
of the group, Tim Williams (27) had been a
regular member of the School Orchestra and also
had played in both the Knowsley and Merseyside
Youth Orchestras. He went on to study at
Huddersfield Polytechnic and the Royal Northern
College of Music when performed both in England
and in Europe, winning a number of prizes. Tim is
a percussionist, specialising m the marimba (a
larger relative of the xylophone). He has
performed with many professional groups and is
now well on the way to making a name for himself.
performance astonished and delighted the
audience, as did the truly wonderful piano
playing of Paul Lewis (22), a young pianist of
outstanding talent. Paul left Prescot School to
attend Cheetham's School of Music in Manchester
and is currently studying at the Guildhall School
of Music and Drama in London.
already won many major prizes and in May 1994
made his London debut as a professional pianist.
He has broadcast on BBC television and radio and
on Classic FM. We should soon be hearing more of
soloists were James Vincent (22) with a virtuoso
performance on the trombone, Ben Sills (18) an
outstanding trumpeter, Laura Sills (16) a gifted
violinist and David Kemick (16) a very promising
cellist. Laura and David are leaving Prescot this
summer (1994) to go on to 'A' level studies.
has every reason to be proud of its musical
prowess. As a member of the audience was heard to
say, "There isn't a school in the country
that wouldn't be proud to show off such an array
of talent." Look out for the next concert at
Prescot. It should be we! worth your attention!
Ann Case, a
member of staff 1973-93