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The Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) would like to congratulate the ACM Gospel Choir on their latest achievement, a Guinness World Record!
The ACM Gospel Choir flew straight into the records book after performing the World’s highest ever gig. At 32,800ft, on an easyjet flight to Geneva, the choir staged the highest altitude carol concert – encouraging the entire plane to join in the fun and help set the record as part of a two month fundraising initiative between easyjet and UNICEF.
“We thought our passengers would enjoy this festive form of inflight entertainment and to achieve a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title at the same time as filling the plane with seasonal songs is the icing on the Christmas cake! Thanks to the fantastic ACM Gospel Choir, who sang so brilliantly onboard the flight today helping us to achieve this first for both easyJet and Guinness World Records.”
Paul Moore – Communications Director for easyJet
“Singing is what we do and we have sung in some amazing, weird and even dangerous places but to be given the opportunity to sing some festive cheer to the on board passengers as we cruise at over 32,000ft is truly out of this world.”
Mark De-Lisser – ACM Gospel Choir Director and Vocal Coach
“It’s amazing for the ACM Gospel Choir to set a new Guinness World Record, especially whilst raising money for UNICEF. All the passengers aboard the easyjet flight really got into the Christmas spirit, it was a pleasure to be a part of.”
Kirsten Joy – ACM Gospel Choir and ACM Vocal Alumna
About The ACM Gospel Choir
The ACM Gospel Choir was formed in 2005 at the Academy of Contemporary Music by vocal coach Mark De-Lisser.
The choir rose to fame when they reached the semi-finals of BBC One’s Last Choir Standing series in 2008. Dubbed the youngest, hippest choir and the “Stars” of the show they have gone on to tour with Russell Watson, perform with Beverley Knight, JLS, Diversity, Alexandra Burke, record with Robbie Williams, Scouting For Girls, Olly Murs and sung as special guests for HRH The Queen on numerous occasions.
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