James Thomas is 16 years of age, and lives in Resolven where he was born and brought up. From the early age of 5, James has studied piano with Christine Heath and continues to do so to this day. In March 2016, he achieved Grade 7 piano with the Associated Board and was invited to participate in a high scorer’s concert for his excellent Grade 6 result. James also enjoys playing the guitar and piano in various informal groups.
In September, James will be attending Neath College to study biology, chemistry, mathematics and Spanish. Amongst his achievements, he has completed the Duke of Edinburgh Silver award and in his spare time, enjoys playing various sports such as football and rugby.
He is looking forward to his new role as accompanist for Neath Polyphonic Choir, and begins in September 2016.