Performed at the WASBE Conference (World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles) in Utrecht, July 2017.
Andy’s piece was performed by the Gelders Fanfare Orchestra with vocalist Fenna Orgrajensek and directed by Erik Van de Kolk. Described as ‘touching’ and ‘emotional’, A Child like You is based upon the real-life story of a 17-year old Ugandan Asian boy who fled to Britain in the early 1970's to escape the brutal rule of Idi Amin.
“in the midst of the turmoil of the music a duet of singer and harp […] I cried […] we could read the whole story through the music.”
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