, from Dyserth, who inspired dozens of young singers and instrumentalists when he was head of music at Rhyl High School, is staging a series of five concerts over the coming months in which the emphasis will be on youth.
Peacefully whilst in hospital on September 30, Tom aged 89 years.
Jean Carnahan, its contributors masquerade under pen names, like Jefferson Thomas
and Howard Beale.
Protected by 1,200 soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division, Ernest Green, Elizabeth Eckford, Jefferson Thomas
, Terrence Roberts, Carlotta Walls, Minnijean Brown, Gloria Ray, Thelma Mothershed and Melba Pattillo refused to let anyone or anything stop them from walking into segregated Central High School and American history.
, who fostered interest in music among many pupils of Rhyl High School when he was the school's head of music, wants the focus to be of the series to be on youth.
The event at Rhyl Pavilion Theatre is in aid of the Parkinson's Disease Society, organised by ex-Rhyl High School music teacher Jefferson Thomas
, who has suffered with the disease for 25 years.
They were asked to take part by the founder and conductor of the chamber choir Jefferson Thomas
, who himself suffers from the disease.
Last week, we carried the story of Jefferson Thomas
, from Dyserth, former head of music at Rhyl High School, who is now suffering from Parkinson's Disease.
The conductor for the 16-strong Phoenix Singers is Jefferson Thomas
who also conducted Rhyl Youth Choir.
has a special reason for hoping Saturday's musical evening at Christ Church, Prestatyn, featuring the Phoenix Singers, will be a sell-out.
Rhyl high school choir, conducted by Jefferson Thomas
, was highlighted in Flashback on March 13
Llangollen Boys Band at the National Eisteddfod in the 1950s with someone who looks like a new member Picture: THE SPIRIT OF LLANGOLLEN & LLANTYSILIO; Rhyl High School choir, conducted by Jefferson Thomas
, took second place in the youth choir's section on August 9 1973; Above: Adding a touch of colour to the Urdd Eisteddfod was this folk dance group from Llangadog but do you remember who they were, and where and when was the festival?