Country Representing: Wales
Town/Place Representing: Castellnewydd Emlyn
A3. Female Voice Choirs (Saturday 6 July)
A6. Junior Children’s Choirs (Wednesday 3 July)
A7. Senior Children’s Choirs (Thursday 4th July)
A9. Adult Folk Song Choirs (Friday 5th July)
A10. A cappella Group (Thursday 4th July)
Biography: Ysgol Gerdd Ceredigion is an innovative music school based in the picturesque Teifi Valley, West Wales, and UK. It was founded in 1993 by Islwyn Evans to promote singing of the highest standard amongst the youth of the area.
Children and young people attend weekly lessons and choir rehearsals in the market town of Newcastle Emlyn. Ysgol Gerdd Ceredigion has established itself at the forefront of the youth choral movement with an impressive list of achievements including ten international trophies at Llangollen International Eisteddfod, twice winners of S4C’s flagship choral competition ‘Côr Cymru’ as well as multiple awards at the Music For Youth Festival, School Proms and the National Eisteddfod. Concert tours include visits to California, Toronto, Patagonia, Paris, Cologne, Hungary, Ireland and Scotland.