11-yr-old Carl Adebare Adekola, a student at St Thomas of Canterbury in Grays, became the the first Nigerin to to sing at the Royal wedding.
Carl Adekola, is a Royal Chorister, singing at St George’s Chapel on a daily basis whilst attending St George’s Windsor Castle Prep.
Music had a starring role at the Royal wedding on Saturday, mad the day as special as possible for Prince Harry and Meghan. The choir were not the only youngsters making an appearance – 19-year-old cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason, of Britain’s Got Talent fame, also played.
Gospel stars The Kingdom Choir performed and led by conductor Karen Gibson. As if two choirs wasn’t enough, Meghan and Harry also had an orchestra playing – led by conductor Christopher Warren-Green.
Welsh soprano singer Elin Manahan Thomas accompanied the orchestra – as well trumpeter David Blackadder.
Luke Bond’s on the organ, and the State Trumpeters, from the Band of the Household Cavalry, provided ‘ceremonial support’.