Auditions are taking place this weekend at Leicester Cathedral for choristers to sing at King Richard III's reinterment.
The cathedral already has a prestigious choir but they are on the search for new recruits to boost their numbers.
The body of the King is due to be reinterred in Leicester next spring, although campaigners in York are keen for him to be buried in their city.
Director of Music at Leicester Cathedral, Chris Johns, said the response from young children and parents has been overwhelming.
Relatives of Richard III, whose body was unearthed in Leicester, have won the right to challenge plans to rebury his remains in the city.
A facial reconstruction of King Richard III is on display today in Leicester's Guildhall on the first stop of a nationwide tour.
Members of the Richard III Society and other dignitaries held a rose-laying ceremony today at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre.