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Youngsters prepare for biggest night of their lives

Pupils from Maria Fidelis Convent School are preparing for the biggest night of their lives.

Tonight they'll be performing in one of the most famous venues in the world - the Royal Albert Hall.

They are among the 41 acts taking part in the Music For Youth School Prom. During the next three nights, 3,000 young musicians will take to the stage.

The Music For Youth charity receives no government funding but the Royal Albert Hall sponsors the event to provide opportunities and access for young people in the arts.

The Music For Youth School Prom continues until Wednesday and tickets are still available.

Several London acts in Music For Youth Schools Prom

Amongst the groups taking part in the Music For Youth Schools Prom are a strong contingent of London-based acts including:

  • Maria Fidelis Convent School Gospel Choir - Camden, London
  • Henrietta Barnett School Carnatic Ensemble - Hampstead, London
  • Mammoth Sound - London
  • The Kingsmead Dynamix - Hackney, London
  • Zodiac - Lewisham, London
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Young musicians prepare for Royal Albert Hall concert

Filming at Royal Albert Hall ahead of the Music For Youth performance tonight. Credit: London Tonight

The Music For Youth Schools Prom is returning to the Royal Albert Hall and over three nights, starting from 12th November, 3,000 young musicians, aged 7 -21, from across the UK will take to the stage to perform a huge range of musical styles.