A pupil from Bushey has reached the final of a nationwide music competition.

Twelve-year-old saxophonist Louis Isaacs from Immanuel College is preparing for the finals of the Emunah's Young Musician of the Year.

The showcase finale for the annual contest will take place at London's Royal Academy of Music on March 9.

Alongside the main event is a prize for young musical theatre singer of the year for which Immanuel has also produced three finalists - Natasha Fisch, 14, Alana Bain, 13, and Brady Isaacs-Pearce, 13.

Also among the singers is Hertsmere Jewish Primary pupil Ilan Galkoff, 10, who has played Gavroche in Les Miserables.

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(L-R) Brady Isaacs-Pearce, Louis Isaacs, Alana Bain, Natasha Fisch.

Emunah in Israel is a charity helping children through its network of residential homes, high schools, day care centres and therapy and counselling centres.