Arts: Hitchin students to perform with a capella octet

A NATIONAL a capella vocal octet will join forces with Hitchin students in their latest concert as they perform music ranging from Crucifixus to Austin Powers.

The eight members of Dieci, who all graduated at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, will visit The Priory School in Bedford Road, Hitchin, on Friday after a day of workshops involving students from the school, as well as Hitchin Boys and Hitchin Girls schools.

Pupils will perform selected numbers with the octet as Dieci demonstrate their wide repertoire of styles which include classical, contemporary, lullabyes and jazz.

Tickets cost �10 or �7 concessions and are available on the night, which starts at 7.30pm, or in advance from The Priory School on 01462 622300. Alternatively call the Dieci ticket line on 07599 841347.