Choir in training

BRECHIN Cathedral will welcome young talented singers from the National Youth Choir of Scotland’s training choral group when they perform as part of the Aberdeen International Youth Festival on Friday, August 10.

They will perform uplifting renditions of traditional songs. This year’s 40th anniversary of the festival began on August 1 and brings more than 100 performances to venues in Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, Arbroath, Moray, Edinburgh and Brechin. The Training Choir provides opportunities for singers between the ages of 16 to 19 to develop their voices. Tickets from the Cathedral office, 6 Church Street, Brechin, telephone 01356 629 360.

A truly international event, participants travel from all four corners of the globe to take part in the AIYF.