The East Meets West Fundraising Concert at the Spire Church in Farnham on June 22 was nothing short of enchanting.

Presented by the Surrey Music Academy, the UK Silk String Quartet and the Farnham Youth Junior Choir, it generated £802 for the Surrey Music Academy Young Musician Bursary Scheme.

The evening was a beautiful blend of cultural melodies and harmonies as the performances seamlessly wove together Eastern and Western musical traditions.

The Surrey Music Academy showcased its talented students and faculty, who performed with exceptional skill and passion. The UK Silk String Quartet added a rich layer of traditional Chinese sounds, introducing the audience to the intricate beauty of its musical heritage. Meanwhile the Farnham Youth Junior Choir captivated hearts with its harmonious voices and infectious energy.

The concert was a memorable and heartwarming event which celebrated the power of music to transcend cultural boundaries and contributed to a worthy cause by supporting the next generation of young musicians. It left an indelible mark on all who attended, reminding them that music is a universal language that brings people together.