Our repertoire includes Medieval Music, Mozart Nocturnes, Madrigals, Canons, Spirituals and Modern Music. We rehearse every Tuesday, in "The Gallery" at Blackrock Wine Cellar 23 Rock Hill, from 8 pm to 9:30pm. New members, particularly Tenors, are always welcome.
To date over 100 teenagers have joined, learned and are now competent in I.S.L. They have performed at many public events and put musical shows such as Mama Mia the Musical, Grease, Christmas Shows etc.. We have also organised two successful ISL festivals in Athy Town. Our classes are held each Saturday evening In the Church of Ireland Building from 7 pm to 9 pm.
The mission of Athy Sing & Sign club is to provide a supportive and positive learning environment in which all individual members has the opportunity to develop their Irish Sign Language (ISL) skills, to learn about Deaf Culture and the Deaf Community.
Telephone Aiden 0877854812 or Maggie by Text 0879105987
During our 22 years we’ve sung at many local and international events including City of Derry Jazz Festival since its inception and the City of Derry International Choir Festival, and singing in churches and many local and not so local venues. Wherever we are invited!
Our repertoire includes popular, jazz and church music. New members are always welcome – age no barrier/ audition not necessary. Just come along to our practices which are held in Nazareth House Primary School each Monday / Thursday 7.45 – 9.30pm.
We are the Calgach family and through time we’ve realised exactly how important this musical family is to us all through all types of emotional and physical turmoil – a place for “ME time”
Duhallow Choral Society founded in 1996, The key to our success over the years has been a high level of dedication, training and commitment by each member thus enabling the choir to achieve a high standard of excellence while maintaining spirit vision and enjoyment.
For people living in the heart of rural Ireland the choir offers opportunity to explore and challenge they’re many cultural talents and abilities. We have always engaged the finest musical director’s and accompanists, and support artists. with over an seventy strong membership. The choir have performed for distinguished dignitary’s in many prestigious venues, travelling regionally, nationally, and internationally, Belgium , New York, Rome ,Germany Poland, Wales, Chicago. Over the years the group have contributed to raising over 400 hundred thousand euro for charities and causes, New members are most welcome with a preference to join September and January The choir are most grateful for the grant aid of IRD Duhallow, Cork Co Council , local business.
Choirs have flourished in St Aloysius College for more than 75 years. We have enjoyed so many diverse experiences; partaking in the All Island Choir Competition, The Cork Choral Festival, the Late Late Toy Show, singing as part of a massed choir for Pope John Paul.
It is our pleasure to entertain any visitors to our school, our visitors have included the African ambassador and the Taoiseach. Our choirs form the backbone of every celebration.
The founding of our Barbershop chorus is a new endeavor. We are delighted to enjoy mentoring from Cherry Hartshorn. The girls come from every year group in the school. Their dedication knows no bounds as well as practicing after school they are always happy to skip lunch in favor of improving their performance. The highlight of our year so far was our performance at the IABS Convention. We are looking forward to many future challenges.
We sing a wide range of sacred music in this magnificent medieval building each Sunday. If you have an ear for music and an interest in church music, this is the place for you. Joining is free !!! Pocket money is paid to junior members in fulltime education and choral scholarships are available for third level students. It’s a privilege to sing in such a special building, and it’s also a great way to make new friends.
Although set up as a 'once off' to celebrate the Millennium in a special way, the Choir has been performing ever since locally, regionally, nationally and internationally as an SATB community group welcoming singer of all ages and backgrounds. Our repertoire is a full mix of sacred, opera, popular, trad, and movies & musicals, as well as some original pieces composed/arranged by our principal conductor, Alla Crosbie. The Choir was honoured to participate in the 2016 Easter Sunday Concert at Collins Barracks with David Brophy and the Symphony Orchestra. In 2018, we joined the visiting Danish group The Beached Whales in presenting an informal concert, provided entertainment for a local authority awards event, and travelled to travel to Barcelona as a group. We look forward to preparing for our major 20th Anniversary Concert in 2020.
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!
Bantry Community Choir
Bantry, Co. Cork
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.
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.