LARS’ newest member is Darcey George from Newbridge in Gwent. Darcey is 16 years old and has been singing and performing since the age of three. She loves classical music, with opera being her particular favourite. Darcey is a member of WNO’S Welsh National Youth Opera and in 2017 toured in their production of “Der Rosenkavelier”.
She has attained high grades in classical singing examinations and at the age of 14 passed her Grade 8 with Distinction. She is now studying for her Music Diploma. 2014 Darcey was selected to be part of the all-Wales Only Kids Aloud Chorus, directed by Tim Rhys-Evans MBE.
Since she was 11, Darcey has been tutored in music by Mr Paul Cook, who is also her
Music Teacher at St Albans R.C. High School Pontypool, Gwent, where she has performed in mass and services. In 2019 Darcey was a finalist of the Dunraven Welsh Young Singer of the Year 11-14 year age group which was held in Cardiff.
Darcey also loves acting and has played Tobias in her school’s production of Sweeney Todd, and Cosette in Les Misérables.