Greater Anglia offers local choir a ‘Platform to Perform’ at Cambridge as part of BBC Music Day

Wednesday 26 September 2018

Rail commuters passing through Cambridge station on Friday (28 September) will be welcomed by the sounds of a 50 piece pop choir as Greater Anglia offers them a ‘platform to perform’ as part of the BBC’s UK-wide Music Day event.

Vocal Remix is a contemporary community choir which runs at The Auditorium, Coleridge Community College, Cambridge.
They’ll be raising the roof at Cambridge station from 6.30pm with their take on a range of pop hits.

Paul Haynes, Greater Anglia’s Partnerships Manager, said: “It’s great to be involved, improving links between the community and the station and bringing smiles to the faces of the thousands of commuters who pass through.

“Working with our Community Rail Partnerships, we have recognised for many years that music is a great way to bring people together and as a result have organised lots of music-related events on our trains such as special music trains, with live bands on board, and supported events like the Harwich Sea Shanty Festival.”

Greater Anglia is also hosting choirs at Chelmsford, Ipswich and Norwich as part of the national BBC Music Day event.
In addition, Kylie Minogue has recorded some fun, music-related passenger announcements sure to raise a smile from people travelling through London Liverpool Street station on Friday.

For BBC Music Day initiative, Platform to Perform, 40 choirs will be singing to travellers at railway stations across the UK with highlights to be broadcast on BBC Local Radio Stations.