Farnham Youth Choir’s (FYC) junior choir will perform alongside two other groups as part of a fundraising concert.

Joining Surrey Music Academy (SMA) and the String Silk Quartet from UK Chinese Music to put on a fusion of cultures at ‘East Meets West Fundraising Concert’. It will be held at The Spire Church in Farnham on Saturday, June 22 from 7pm and will raise money for SMA’s young musician bursary scheme.

FYC’s junior choir will sing a traditional Chinese folk song called Jasmine Flower alongside the String Silk Quartet. SMA’s Three Countries String Orchestra will also perform One Undivided as a joint piece with the Quartet.

The award-winning String Silk Quartet is led by renowned pipa lute virtuoso Chen Yu and is made up of players with traditional Chinese instruments. The Quartet has performed at notable venues including London’s Royal Opera House and Southbank and has worked with various artists and famous composers.

Members of FYC’s junior choir is made up of boys and girls in years five to seven at school and rehearse with leader Margaret O’Shea during term time at the church.

The concert is being put on by The 88 Education, an organisation dedicated to providing educational advisory services to families and individuals around the world. It also gives out multiple platforms for children to grow with a variety of summer schools and is the creator of the SMA.

Admission is free and donations will go towards the bursary scheme. For tickets, visit www.ticketsource.co.uk/the-88-education