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Barnsley Youth Choir celebrating after big win at European Games

Monday July 13 2015

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BARNSLEY Youth Choir are celebrating after their big win at the European Choir Games in Germany.

The team of 58 young people won both of the two categories they entered in the competition.

They were crowned winners in Category C8: Jazz and Pop and Category C9: Gospel and Spiritual.

The choir was also announced as winners of the GP5 Grand Prix of Nations Category.

Mother Sarah Stewart said: "They are simply incredible and we need to be celebrating this unbelievable success in Barnsley and across the UK.

"This is just what Barnsley needs - such a positive story of determination and hard work leading to phenomenal success for our young people. They set such a fantastic example to others."

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Reply Posted by Graham on Monday July 13 2015 at 16:29
Barnsley should be proud this amazing choir has won an amazing 3 gold medals
Gold medal pop category
Gold medal gospel category
these results are fantastic
but what is astounding is they then got invited to take part in the Grand Prix which is the elite of the elite choirs
they smashed it and won gold in that as well with a record 96.5 points
so come on barnsley sing there praises as they have put this town on the world map

Reply Posted by Diane Walker on Tuesday July 14 2015 at 08:11
This achievement by these awesome young people is immense and should be recognised Nationally!!!

Reply Posted by Margs on Thursday July 16 2015 at 09:29
Wonderful! Well done to all involved for your dedication and hard work. There is an amazing pool of talent in Barnsley, it's fantastic that some of it has had the recognition it deserves.