Candy runs a small local choir- Cór an Chroí, and singing courses, and community choir leader trainings. She also runs a small residential centre: The Song House, where she hosts singing courses of all types. Other choirs and groups can use the place too. It has a beautiful workshop room, overlooking Muckish mountain.
The Conwal singers is a four part SATB Chamber choir numbering 25 - 30 members focused on a wide repertoire of sacred music, madrigals, motet, from medieval and renaissance to music of Irish composers, e.g. Derek Ball and Elaine Agnew.
The Conwal Singers rehearses in the acoustically rich 17th century Conwal church in the centre of Letterkenny, Co. Donegal and members travel from across Co Donegal every Tuesday evening from 8:00p.m. to 9:30p.m, September to May. Prospective new members are always welcome.
Culture night in Letterkenny Cathedral marks the start of Concert programme followed by annual Carol concert in Conwal Parish church in December and year end collaboration concert with other local choirs. Concerts usually include guest performers, spoken word & musicians, instrumentalists and singers and feature many young aspiring musicians as soloists or Chamber groups.
Previous cross border collaboration concerts: Faure Requiem with Strabane Chamber Choir & Orchestra. Rutter programme with Derg Valley Choir, Co. Tyrone & Donegal Town Abbey Singers & Tir Conaill Youth choir.
Donegal Chamber Orchestra collaboration concert, joined by Enniscorthy Choral Society in performance of Sant Saen Oratorio de Noel, with soloists from both choirs & London & Manchester.
Our current Collaboration project, composition of Elaine Agnew “An Island Sings” with nationwide choirs, (selected by AOIC ),set to poetry of Jessica Traynor, Poetry Ireland and mentor the Chamber Choir Ireland culminates in National Concert Hall, Dublin performance on 24th March.
The choir celebrates its 10th
anniversary during 2019.
Donegal's newest choral group has begun under the vocal guidance of Deane Connaghan and Herta Kelly. Our group performs contemporary arrangements from all types of genres. The group is non-denominational for both men and women, practising once a week in Donegal Town. Find us on Facebook or Instagram!
The Music Box Singers
Buncrana, Co. Donegal
We are a community singing group of children made up of several rural areas. Our kids are aged 4-15 and we perform several times a year. We also record when we get the opportunity. We focus on cooperation, technique, supporting each other and love the challenge of harmonies and solos