Viva Voce is a Cork based mixed voice choir of 52 members. It was founded in 2003 under their Musical Director Bernadette Kiely. Our repertoire varies from Light, Popular, Jazz, to Contemporary Choral works, Sacred Music, Songs from the Shows, Competition pieces, and a wonderful Christmas repertoire.
Our choir have performed at European Festivals in Vienna, Nice, Rome, Lake Garda, and Amsterdam. We have performed in the Royal Albert Hall London, and our own National Concert Hall in Dublin.
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.
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.
New members Welcome.
We welcome anyone affected directly or indirectly by a diagnosis of cancer, or just who enjoys music and would like to sing for fun, meet new people and support an excellent cause, Cork Arc Cancer Support House in the process.
No auditions, just a willingness to join in and have fun in a supportive atmosphere.
The choir aims to;
* Provide an uplifting and fun activity in a safe and supportive environment, Be a community based choir, open to everyone affected by cancer directly or indirectly,
* promote the benefits of singing in a group as a positive aid to mental health:
* provide a social outlet for cancer patients/survivors/relatives/friends who can find themselves isolated by theirs or a loved one's illness:
Cantairí Mhuscraí is a mixed voice choir based in Ballincollig who rehearse from 7.30 to 9.30pm every Wednesday night at Ballincollig Community Centre on Station Road. For the forthcoming term we will resume rehearsals on 7th September 2022. Over the years we have drawn our repertoire from a wide range of music both popular & sacred where we perform at a Saturday evening mass in Ballincollig once a month.
We also plan to attend a choral festival in Europe in the Spring of 2023. This will be selected shortly.
We currently welcome new members in all ladies’ and men's lines, without formal audition. Ability to read music is not essential, we just need singers who can hold a tune and blend into the overall sound.
Cantate is a small and vibrant, multi-award winning group of mixed voices and is directed by Daniel Beuster. Founded in 2006, Cantate sings a varied repertoire of music including choral, madrigal and sacred works, as well as contemporary classics.
The choir 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 email@example.com. Applications for membership can also be made via this email address.
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.
Formed in 2010, based on a need for an inclusive, community choir in the locality, the Carrigtwohill
Gospel Choir’s small beginnings has blossomed into a boisterous collection of amateur and
professional singers whose main approach to this beloved Gospel genre is to sing with passion and
Having shared the stage with wonderful acts over the years, such international opera star Russell
Watson, American piano virtuoso David Syme, Cork’s own Americana folk troubadours, The White
Horse Guitar Club, the wonderful Singing Men of Arkansas, James Kilbane and Amanda Neri to name
but a few, the choir have enjoyed some memorable performances around the country and further
afield, on stages that included Cork Opera House, University Concert Hall Limerick, St. Martins
Basilica & Church of St. Nicolas in Prague, The Everyman Palace, the historical Fota House, Cork City Gaol,
the Basilica in Fatima and many more venues to sell out audiences.
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.