GREGORY Steward, a professional Tenor, will present "An evening of Classical favourites and Songs from the Shows", such as "Les Miserables", "Carousel" and "West Side Story" in Crediton on Friday, July 28.

Gregory, 23, has recently graduated from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama with a First Class Honours Degree in Music, having studied voice with Tim Richards.

Prior to commencing his studies, he was a joint specialist vocal and trumpet scholar at Wells Cathedral School. 

He was the winner of the Taunton Young Singer Competition and a semi-finalist in the prestigious Somerset Song Prize, a National Competition for singers up to the age of 25.

He was also a semi-finalist in the Two Moors Young Musician competition.

He has sung with the nationally acclaimed "Tenebrae", as well as with "The Wellensian Consort", and the Choir of St John’s College Oxford.

After successfully auditioning for the BBC National Chorus of Wales he has performed in Britten’s War Requiem and Handel’s Messiah, both at St David’s Hall.

Since graduating, Gregory has been performing many recitals in towns and villages in Somerset and Dorset to launch his solo career. 

He will appear at Crediton Methodist Church, with the performance beginning at 7.30pm.

Tickets, priced at £12 can be booked by emailing: [email protected] .

Alternatively, tickets can be purchased at the door.  Under 18’s Free.

Refreshments will be available.