Teniola, a Marketing Assistant in Brighton, said: “I can’t believe we’ve reached the finals! I never thought we’d have such an opportunity when we first started. It’s been an incredible journey and so many lives have been touched along the way – so even if we don’t win, we’re still grateful.”
The final is described by the UGCY organisers as a “Sister Act meets X Factor” event for the whole family. Judging will be singer-songwriter Stephanie Sounds, and Creative/Music Director Ayo 'Ace' Oyerinde, Mobo Award winning Gospel artist Volney Morgan and record producer Les Moir from Integrity Music.
Other finalists include Imperial College Gospel Choir, Cambridge University Gospel Choir Manchester Harmony Gospel Choir, and returning champions London College of Creative Media Choir.
University Gospel Choir of the Year is a voluntary organisation providing a platform for university gospel choirs across the UK to develop and showcase their musical abilities.
Tickets for the 6.30pm show are available from Eventbrite.