Cairde is an adult, mixed voice, 'a capella' choral group of 12 members. Cairde performs a wide range of repertoire, from rock to baroque. Formed in 2017 Cairde has performed in a number of national competitions and festivals. Singing for fun whilst striving for excellence is what Cairde is all about.
We are a mixed voice choir (SATB) who perform in local venues of all denominations. We have competed since our formation, our last outing being to Sligo International Music Festival. We have sung abroad in Prague, Vienna and Wales on numerous occasions. There are about 40 members and we practice every Monday night at 8.00 in Colaiste Brid in Enniscorthy. New members are always welcome subject to Audition.
Established in 2005, our members are united by faith, fun and friendship and enjoy meeting weekly for relaxed yet musically interesting rehearsals during the academic term.
Membership of the Choir is open to all over 18 years of age. There is no audition process however, we would ask any newbies to be able to sing back a note! Join us at the I.F.A. Centre, Mill Park Road, Enniscorthy any Wednesday at 8pm should you wish to give Gospel singing a go!
Gorey Choral Group is a mixed choral group which has been singing together for over 40 years. Founded in 1977 by a group of friends who all shared a common love of performing and singing a varied genre of music from light popular to jazz and sacred music.
The choir now boasts 38 members who, in recent times, are privileged to sing under the musical direction of Mrs Eithne Corrigan who tirelessly and patiently gets the best out of the voices of each choir member. Under her direction the group has performed to packed houses for their annual Christmas Concert, given successful charity performances, are regular contributors to Christmas Day Mass and she has led the group to success in a variety of choral competitions with the choir achieving first place many times in the Light Jazz & Popular Music sections at both the Arklow Music Festival and Cork International Choral Festival.
New Ross Singers have been around since the early 80s. We are a community based mixed voice choir under
the direction of Connie Tantrum that have been to the forefront of choral singing in New Ross, presenting an
annual Christmas Concert and singing at various local events.
We have competed in Cork, Navan and A.I.M.S. Choral Festivals. Other performances include Schubert’s Mass in F, Stainer’s Crucifixion, Bach’s St. Luke’s Passion, Karl Jenkins’s The Armed Man, G.F Handel’s Messiah and a concert of Favourite Opera Choruses and Solos. We have a lighter side too, performing anything from Gershwin to Leonard Cohen to John Denver to Queen and anything in between. We are about 50 members and we rehearse every Monday evening 8.00 - 9.30 m. in St. Mary’s Secondary School, The Irishtown, and New Ross. New members are always welcome.
Wexford Festival Singers were established in 1975 and since its foundation the choir has sung in almost every Wexford Festival Opera. WFS has performed many of the great works in the choral repertoire including the Requiems of Brahms, Mozart, Cherubini and Fauré, Rossini’s and Dvorák’s Stabat Mater and Stravinsky’s Les Noces. As well as performing regular concerts throughout the year, we hold several social events for our members, which include outings, barbeques, picnics, etc.
We rehearse on Wednesday evenings from 7.30pm to 10.00pm in the Friary Hall Meeting Room in Wexford Town from September to June.Our rehearsals are FUN! We place a big emphasis on the social side of the choir. Please contact us or you can just come along to one of our rehearsals.We have members travelling from all over Wexford, and as far as Arklow, Wateford and beyond, who car pool to rehearsals.