Members Directory

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

If your listing requires updating please fill in this form or you wish to have your choir listed here, please email us on membership@singireland.ie for further details.

Continuum Youth Choir

Location:
Dublin 7, Co. Dublin
Conductor:
Blanaid Murphy

Continuum Youth Choir is a newly formed mixed youth choir which comprises girls who are or were members of St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral Girls’ choir and boys who are or were members of the Palestrina Choir in the Pro-Cathedral in Dublin. This new choir is not church based and is a competition and concert choir directed by Blanaid Murphy. Blanaid is a very well known and respected choral director and she is aiming for the very highest excellence in choral music. Participating in a choir is all about teamwork and Blanaid is keen to develop the choir as a team and develop each of the teenagers so that they reach their maximum singing potential. Consequently the Continuum Youth Choir has been set up to retain these very accomplished teenagers as a group. Continuum have already performed in St Anne’s Church, Dublin in December 2018 and City Hall Dublin in March 2019.

Phone:
Dee Moran- 0872666699
Email:
continuumyouthchoir@gmail.com

Cór Duibhlinne

Location:
Amiens Street, Co. Dublin
Conductor:
Amy Ní Riain

Cór comhpháirte ban is ea Cór Duibhlinne faoi stiúr Amy Ní Riain. Bhunaigh Roisín agus Donall Ó Chuil Cór Duibhlinne sa bhlian 1990. Sé aidhm an chóir ná sean amhráin, amhráin nua agus ceol diaga a chanadh go taitneamhach as Gaeilge.

Sí an Ghaeilge teanga caidreamh an chóir, ach cuirtear fáilte roimh daoine ar bheagáin Gaeilge. Tugann Forás na Gaeilge tacaíocht dúinn. Tagaimid le chéile gach oíche Mháirt ó 8pm-10pm i bhForas na Gaeilge, 63-66 Sráid Amiens, BÁC 1. Tá atmaisféar íontach cairdiúil sa chór agus bíonn fáilte roimh baill nua i gcónaí. Cór Duibhlinne is a ladies choir singing and socialising through Irish. New members are always welcome including those who have only a little Irish but are willing and interested in using and improving the ‘cúpla focal’ while singing ‘as Gaeilge’.

Phone:
087 7741953 (Deirdre) 087 2248478 (Máire)
Email:
corduibhlinne@gmail.com
Cór Fingal

Cór Fingal

Location:
Malahide, Co. Dublin
Conductor:
Eoin Conway

Cór Fingal was set up by former members of Enchriadis Chamber Choir and Fingal Choral programme in order to continue and develop the tradition of choral music initiated by Dr Marion Doherty in 1988. Now, the choir is conducted by Eoin Conway and has since won various awards at different Choral Festivals.

In 2018, the singers brought home no less than two gold awards from the Mayo Choral Festival. The choir regularly organises social events and puts a big emphasis on being part of a vibrant community of adult singers who want to challenge themselves musically.

In 2020, Cór Fingal is preparing for a Scandinavian concert tour.

Phone:
0896147211
Email:
info@fingalacademyofmusic.com
Website:
fingalacademyofmusic.com/cor-fingal
Cór Linn (youth choir)

Cór Linn (youth choir)

Location:
National Concert Hall Dublin, Co. Dublin
Conductor:
Mary Amond O Brien

Cór Linn is an auditioned mixed-voice choir for young singers aged 14-19, meeting weekly during term time in the National Concert Hall to learn and perform a wide variety of repertoire from classical to pop. The choir was formed by RTÉ in August 2018 to give opportunities for teenage singers to move on from treble to four-part harmony singing (SATB). In January 2022 the choir transferred with the National Symphony Chorus and Cór na nÓg to become part of the NCH choral family.

Many current members were previously in Cór na nÓg and others sing with the Irish Youth Choir and school choirs. Concerts have included performances with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, New Music Dublin Festival 2019,2020 and 2022, Pipeworks Festival 2019 and a TV appearance on the Ray D’Arcy Show.

Rehearsal are highly focused, including sectionals and regular voice coaching, but there is great emphasis on the enjoyment of learning and performing too. Choral singing is all about teamwork, self-expression, fun and joy in the music and we are really excited to be continuing our musical journey together - it’s OUR choir!

For enquiries about joining, please contact Lesley – lesley.bishop@nch.ie 087 247 2993

Rehearsal Times: during term time - Saturday 11.30am-1.30pm plus concert dates as required

Email:
lesley.bishop@nch.ie
Website:
nch.ie
Cór na nÓg (Childrens Choir)

Cór na nÓg (Childrens Choir)

Location:
National Concert Hall, Dublin, Co. Dublin
Conductor:
Mary Amond O'Brien

cór na nÓg was formed by RTÉ in 1985 for singers aged 9-14 and is one of Irelands leading treble SSA choirs (Soprano 1, Soprano 2, Alto). Since moving from RTÉ to the National Concert Hall in February 2022 ,with the National Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Chorus and Cór Linn youth choir, we are enjoying rehearsals in our new home and opportunities to take part in exciting projects and concerts.

We meet in the NCH twice a week during term time and perform regularly, with Christmas always being particularly busy! The choir has sung in hundreds of events, working with guest musicians of the highest calibre, appearing on RTÉ TV and Radio as well as performances with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and the National Symphony Orchestra and Chorus.

Our Team provides first-class choral tuition in a relaxed and happy atmosphere where young singers can develop both vocally and socially. Repertoire is varied with the best music from all genres. Many members continue their singing in Cór Linn youth choir and as adults, life-long friendships are formed and many have returned as Cór staff.

Singing is not just a hobby for us, it is a vital part of who we are, and as we head into our futures, we go confidently, knowing that we have been given, literally, Voices for Life.

If you would like to know more about joining us, please contact Lesley - lesley.bishop@nch.ie 087 247 2993

Rehearsal Times: during term time - Wednesday 5pm-6.30pm; Saturday 9.30am-11am plus concert dates as required

Website:
nch.ie
Córde Chamber Choir

Córde Chamber Choir

Location:
Kilternan, Co. Dublin
Conductor:
Kevin O’Sullivan

Córde are a friendly mixed-voiced choir that love performing old & contemporary choral music. We seek out people interested in singing great music to a high standard.

Phone:
0877852704
Email:
cordechamberchoir@gmail.com

Culwick Choral Society

Location:
Leeson Park, Ranelagh, Co. Dublin
Conductor:
David Leigh

The Culwick Choral Society is a mixed voice amateur choir with a membership drawn from all over Dublin and beyond. Founded by Dr. James Culwick in 1898, it is the oldest choral society in Ireland. We perform two major concerts annually, one at Christmas and the other in the Spring. The choir takes pride in singing many of the great choral masterpieces, including Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Bach’s B Minor Mass, Mozart’s Requiem, Handel’s Messiah, Faure’s Requiem and Haydn’s Creation. We have also premiered new works by leading contemporary composers, including Bob Chilcott’s On Christmas Night and Jonathan Dove’s Arion and the Dolphin. In 2005, the Society received the Santa Cecilia Choral Award from the Vocal Heritage Association of Ireland in recognition of its contribution to Dublin’s cultural life since 1898. In 2006, we were pleased to be chosen as the Ryder Cup Choir at the opening of the tournament in the K Club, Co. Kildare. In2016, the choir participated in A Nation’s Voice, a celebration of the 1916 rising, comprising about 1,000 voices. In 2017, Culwick performed at the Canta Al Mar International Choral Festival in Calella, Spain, along with many other choirs from around the world. In 2018, to mark its 120th year, we commissioned a piece by the Irish composer, Sean Doherty, based on the Brendan Kennelly poem the Happy Grass. It was premiered by Culwick at the National Concert Hall in December of that year.

Phone:
0872987159
Email:
culwicksecretary@gmail.com
Website:
culwick.org
Cuore Chamber Choir

Cuore Chamber Choir

Location:
Dublin 2, Co. Dublin
Conductor:
Amy Ryan

Cuore Chamber Choir is an award-winning SATB ensemble at the heart of choral music making in Dublin. Since our foundation in 2014, we have won first prizes at most of the major festivals in Ireland including multiple trophies at Cork International Choral Festival 2018. In July 2019, we embarked on our first international tour to Zêzere Arts Festival in Tomar, Portugal where we performed diverse music including Tallis’ Spem in Alium. Cuore rehearse in Dublin city centre on Thursday evenings. Members come from all over Ireland, Europe and beyond and share a love of high quality choral music. We perform a broad range of repertoire, both sacred and secular, ranging from standard works to Tudor editions prepared by choir members and premieres of contemporary compositions written for the choir.

Email:
info@cuore.ie
Website:
cuore.ie
Dalkey Active Retirement Association Choir

Dalkey Active Retirement Association Choir

Location:
Dalkey, Co. Dublin
Conductor:
Derek Verso

DARA choir was set up in 2011 and is open to all members of the Dalkey Active Retirement Association (DARA). 

The choir, which has over 70 members, was formed to create a community of people who love to sing and enjoy the many health benefits associated with choral singing. There are no auditions.

Rehearsals are held in Dalkey on Wednesday afternoons, under the direction of Derek Verso, whose emphasis is on enjoyment and the love of singing. Members also get together informally for line practice.

The choir gives an annual summer concert in Dalkey and a Christmas concert to support a local charity. We also sing in a local care home, Dalkey library, a local church and have participated in Limerick Sings festival on two occasions.

Phone:
01 2855659 (Jill Meghen Co-ordinator)

Dalkey Ukulele Klub

Location:
Dalkey, Co. Dublin
Conductor:
Debbie Emerson

We love to play ukuleles and sing. Non profit, we just enjoy the music. We have played for charity events and have performed at Dalkey Festivals. Started by Debbie Emerson and her husband Ken Emerson Power (who leads us on guitar), we are not a registered club, just a great group of friends!

Phone:
0872350726
Email:
emerson.debbie@gmail.com

If your listing requires updating or you wish to have your member choir listed here, please email us on info@singireland.ie for further details.