A TEENAGE vocal sensation from the Moorlands is evolving the way she uses her musical talents amid the nationwide coronavirus lockdown. Joslyn Plant, from Cheadle, shot into the headlines last summer after reaching the semi-finals of TV show The Voice Kids UK and has gone from strength to strength in her music career since. Not only does she present a digital radio show on 'Teenbuzz Radio' where she sings and chats for two hours once a month, she is also continuing to work on recording content with Steelworks Studios in Sheffield from home.
Now Joslyn is gearing up to perform a live streamed session on Good Friday (April 10).
“Jos has been hard at it with song writing and has quite a collection,” Mum Michelle told the Times and Echo.
“The plan was to release her first song in May but due to the restrictions it will be delayed until the time she can finish the production and artwork.
“Jos knows she has plenty of time ahead of her to sing in public and looks forward to singing in public, celebrating happier times.
“In the meantime Jos is not wasting any time and carries on with plenty of music writing, singing and practicing her guitar and piano.”
Joslyn was due to perform in a competition at Glastonbury this year but unfortunately this was cancelled due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Michelle said: “Jos was sad to hear that a couple of her performance opportunities have been cancelled, especially the competition she entered to sing at Glastonbury.
“But she completely understands the seriousness of the situation and her thoughts are definitely centred around what is now important which is other peoples health particularly towards her older family members.”
Joslyn said: “I’m busy with home schooling at the moment, I quite like the comforts of home so I am making the best of the situation including plenty of cups of tea and cooked meals.
“As for the future I am keen on getting my music out there and more gigs, radio appearance as and when I can.”
Michelle said: “Jos is very self-motivated follows her timetable and the work requirements very well.
“Thankfully she is very easy to parent, we have no issues with her so we feel very lucky – and long may it continue throughout her teenage years!” she laughed.
Michelle added: “On a serious note, and probably like many parents, I hope that life returns to normal as soon as possible so that our children can go back to school and interact with their friends in the environment that they thrive in before the novelty of being indoors wears off and the boredom kicks in.”
Josyln will be performing her Good Friday online set at 7pm and will be streaming live on her Facebook page.
To visit her page, simply type ‘Joslyn Plant’ into Facebook.
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