Members Directory

Sing Ireland has a growing membership of singing groups, choirs, festivals, companies and individuals. For convenience, we have grouped these by location.

Bantry Community Choir

Bantry Community Choir

Location:
Bantry, Co. Cork
Conductor:
Susan McManaman

Bantry Community Choir was founded on World Mental Health Day 2014 and it works in partnership with West Cork Mental Health Services and West Cork Development Partnership.

Bantry Community Choir strives to serve the community of Bantry and the wider community of West Cork through quality choral music performances. It promotes an inclusive environment of shared musical experience through it’s ethos of community, social interaction and participation for all.

The Choir loves to collaborate - this includes singing with John Spillane & the Claddagh Rogues as part of the nationwide First Fortnight festival. The choir has participated in the first West Cork Chamber Fringe Festival, performed alongside nine other choirs at the annual Celebration of Health Service Choirs and collaborated with Gamelan Spréacha Geala for the Skibbereen Arts Festival in 2017. The Choir love perform all round their native Bantry including for Culture Night and their annual Live Life and Sing concert.

Phone:
086 084 5706
Email:
Louise.hourihan@sky.com
Website:
thewellbeingnetwork.ie/bantry-Community-choir

Barony Choir

Location:
Midleton / East Cork, Co. Cork
Conductor:
Anne Ralph

Barony Choir is a community-based mixed voice choir established in East Cork in September 2011. We draw our members primarily from East Cork, with a small number from Cork city and other parts of the county. We are a mixed bunch, young and not so young, drawn from all walks of life.

Our aim is to be serious about our music, but to have fun at the same time. We are a sociable group, and in addition to singing in a formal setting, we equally enjoy getting together in informal settings for the odd session. Our musical directions are; songs from musicals, popular / contemporary and a little gospel. However, we are open-minded, and will go where the music takes us. If you are in the East Cork/West Waterford Area and are interested in joining us, email us with your contact details and we will get in touch.

Phone:
086-3269557
Email:
baronychoir@gmail.com
Website:
baronychoir.com
Cantairí Mhuscraí

Cantairí Mhuscraí

Location:
Ballincollig, Co. Cork
Conductor:
Ger Goodwin

Cantairí Mhuscraí is a mixed voice choir based in Ballincollig that rehearse every Wednesday night in Ballicollig Community School from 7.30 to 9.30pm. They draw their repertoire from a wide range of music, from classical, Irish to popular pieces.

The choir performs regularly at local events and competes in various competitions around Ireland. They have performed a number of major works over the years including Handel’s Messiah, Haydn’s Creation, , Vivaldi’s Gloria, Masses by Dvorak and Rossini, and Requiems by Fauré, Verdi, Brahms and Mozart. The choir has travelled extensively to music festivals throughout Europe including the UK (4 times), France (3 times), Italy (4 times), Greece (twice), Spain (twice), Austria and Poland. There are plans to travel to a musical festival in 2019. New members (or past members) are welcome to join Next term is planned to start on Wednesday September 12th. An ability to sight-read is not necessary.

Phone:
086 299 8239 (Conductor) 087 638 3909 (Chairperson)
Email:
gergoodwin@eircom.net (Conductor) eoinjoc@gmail.com (Chairperson)
Cantate

Cantate

Location:
Monkstown, Co. Cork
Conductor:
Elaine Kelly

Cantate is a small and vibrant, multi-award winning group of mixed voices and is directed by the highly accomplished choral and orchestral conductor, Elaine Kelly. Elaine has been Musical Director of Cantate since 2015 and has been conductor of the Dublin Symphony Orchestra since 2017.


Cantate sings a varied repertoire of music including choral, madrigal and sacred works
as well as contemporary classics.
The choir was formed in Monkstown, Cork in 2006 and performs at local and charity
concerts as well as in various choral festival competitions around Ireland. Cantate had
a spectacular trio of wins in 2018 comprising of first place trophies from Feis Maitiu
Corcaigh, Feile an tSamhraidh and AIMS Choral Festival in New Ross. Cantate also
performs regularly at weddings and corporate events.
If you would like Cantate to sing at your wedding or corporate / charity event please
contact cantatesecretary@gmail.com. Applications for membership can also be made
via this email address.

Email:
cantatesecretary@gmail.com
Carrigaline Choral Group

Carrigaline Choral Group

Location:
Carrigaline, Co. Cork
Conductor:
Aonghus Joyce

In 2009, their first year, Carrigaline performed the World Premier of Karl Jenkins “Gloria” at the Royal Albert Hall London. Since then they have had many accomplishments. They have walked in their St Patrick Day Parade in New York and sung mass there. They have sung in the Foyer of The Starlight Express Theatre in Germany.

They have won at the Arklow Choral Festival, AIMS Choral Festival New Ross and were awarded 2nd place two years running in the Cork International Choral Festival. They have done workshops with Michael McGlynn and Chanticleer, the World famous Male Vocal Ensemble from San Francisco. The group are synonymous with the Christmas Carols by Candlelight Concerts. The concerts are an annual event where the choir sing to a capacity audience. The Choral Group have hosted choirs from abroad. Don’t be shy give choral singing a try. Add your voice to The Carrigaline Choral Group.

Phone:
Mary Malone (Secretary) 087 2325913
Email:
marycarrigsingers@gmail.com
Website:
carrigaline-choral.org
Carrigaline Singers

Carrigaline Singers

Location:
Carrigaline, Co. Cork
Conductor:
Alan Carney

Formed in 1969, the Carrigaline Singers were originally a lady’s choir who rehearsed weekly in the Old Church of Ireland School. In 1972 it became a mixed voice choir and under new directors became very successful winning many competitions like the prestigious Oireachtas competition in Dublin, Feis Maitiú and the Wild Geese Festival in Kinsale in 1982 and in the Cork Choral Festival.

Today, the Carrigaline Singers are delighted to have Alan Carney as their Musical Director. Alan is a native of Cobh and has played instruments and been a member of choirs from an early age. He studied music in Mary Immaculate College, Limerick. He has performed and conducted at festivals and events around Ireland and Europe. As well as choral and concert work, Alan is an accomplished pianist, organist and singer. In his spare time, he plays and sings with Cork band "Cookie And The Vaudevilles".

Phone:
085-1050077
Email:
info@carrigaline-singers.ie
Caz Jeffreys - Community Choir Leadership

Caz Jeffreys - Community Choir Leadership

Location:
Co. Cork
Conductor:
Caz Jeffreys

Caz is an experienced Choir Leader and Community Musician living and working mainly in West Cork and the wider Cork area, and holds an MA in Community Music out of the University of Limerick.

In addition to her regular work with Choirs, Caz organises events and projects – often involving large groups from the community and bringing Vocal Leaders from other areas. She also offers a wide array of specialist workshops designed to suit the needs of a group, and offers training and supports for new and emerging Leaders of Singing Groups and Community Choirs. She enjoys to collaborate and network with others.

Phone:
083 1425599
Email:
cazjeffreys@gmail.com
Website:
cazjeffreys.com
Ceol na Laoi – Ballincollig Community Choir

Ceol na Laoi – Ballincollig Community Choir

Location:
Ballincollig, Co. Cork
Conductor:
Caz Jeffreys

Ceol na Laoi – Ballincollig Community Choir is an all-inclusive community choir which started in 2015 and is under the musical direction of Caz Jeffreys.

We aim to provide a relaxed space where people can explore the simple pleasures of singing together and to make everyone feel welcome. We enjoy participating in events for local and national charities and getting together to learn and share with other choirs. The songs we sing include both the familiar and the new and we like to explore songs from other countries and cultures. No auditions or requirements for reading music. We meet on Tuesdays from 7 - 9pm at Colaiste Choilm Secondary School. To find out more contact Mary on 085 2887880 or by email at marybk08@gmail.com. Find us on Facebook.

Phone:
089 4627532 (Elaine)
Email:
elainehooper48@yahoo.ie
Website:
cazjeffreys.com
Choral Con Fusion

Choral Con Fusion

Location:
Co. Cork
Conductor:
Joanne Murphy

Choral Con Fusion is Cork's inclusive community choral group with a message of welcome to one and all.

The group was formed in 2010. What began as a group of 8 singers has now grown into a choir of over 60. While music is the focus, it is always infused with fun. At heart, the choir is a social group and a way for people who hail from all backgrounds, all communities, genders and ages to come together. Choral Con Fusion openly identifies as LGBTS inclusive.

Phone:
087 9051279
Email:
info@choralconfusion.com
Website:
choralconfusion.com

City of Cork Male Voice Choir

Location:
Cork City, Co. Cork
Conductor:
Frank Buckley 

The City of Cork Male Voice Choir is an amateur TTBB choir founded in May 1968. The choir is renowned for its versatility and dedication to good music and fun. We currently have 45 members ranging from two founder members to youngsters in their early to mid-twenties. 

The choir’s musical history includes many competitive successes in local and international competitions. Appearances include Middlesbrough, Teeside and the International Eisteddfod at Llangallen, North Wales. We have also appeared on stage in Londons Royal Albert Hall with other leading choirs in A Night of a Thousand Voices. The choir have been successful in competitions having won the male voice section in the Cork International Choral Festival in 2009 and 2010. As ambassadors for Cork and Ireland, the choir has travelled far afield. The farthest we have gone is New York in 2004. We have also sung in Prague, Budapest, and Barcelona.

Email:
mickcroghan@eircom.net

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