St John Fisher Catholic High School Jazz Orchestra at the Schools Prom

As the Music For Youth Schools Prom gets under way, Classic FM's Tim Lihoreau has been chatting to some of the performers backstage at the Royal Albert Hall. Here he talks to members of the St John Fisher Catholic High School Jazz Orchestra.

Schools Prom

The St John Fisher Catholic High School Jazz Orchestra has been playing in one form or other at St John Fisher School for well over 25 years. In this time, it has developed from a simple Swing Band to a full scale Big Band who have achieved national success.

Under their Director, Nigel Beetles, they are the current Harrogate Festival Jazz ensemble winners and regularly in demand across Yorkshire and further afield to perform at many different engagements.

Tonight's performance at the Music For Youth Schools Prom is the result of over ten years of hard work, as Classic FM's Tim Lihoreau learned when he talked to members of the orchestra backstage at the Royal Albert Hall.

Watch the interview below

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