Simon Cowell signs choir

PUBLISHED: 18:56 28 April 2008 | UPDATED: 22:15 26 October 2009

A CHOIR signed up by Simon Cowell continue to hit the right notes as they keep their impressive schedule jam-packed. The Capital Arts Children s Choir, who rehearse at the Wyllyotts Centre, have spent the last few months among stars such as Alan

A CHOIR signed up by Simon Cowell continue to hit the right notes as they keep their impressive schedule jam-packed.

The Capital Arts Children's Choir, who rehearse at the Wyllyotts Centre, have spent the last few months among stars such as Alan Titchmarsh, Britain's Got Talent winner Paul Potts and The X Factor's Mr Cowell.

Working with such stars has seen the young choir members turn in performances at prestigious places such as the Royal Albert Hall and a trip to New York.

Last summer the Potters Bar-based choir were approached by pop mogul Mr Cowell, who later signed the choir up to his record label.

Choir director Kathleen Shanks said: "Simon came out to watch us last summer and then signed us up.

"We are looking to do a CD with him hopefully in the next few months but nothing has been confirmed yet.

"We worked with him over the Christmas period for his record company, and were sent to work with Paul Potts.

"We sang alongside him on GMTV and that was a great experience for the group."

The choir also has a number of West End shows to its credit and performed at the Royal Albert Hall last month in opera Tosca.

They also recently visited New York, where they performed on Good Morning America.

Kathleen added: "We were invited to America to perform at a number of venues including on TV.

"That was the choir's fourth visit to New York, and we have been invited to sing in Japan next year.

"We have so much going on at the moment we really do have a lot to look forward to.


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