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Back for 2015 / 2016

posted 19 Oct 2015, 11:38 by Helen Molloy

The choir returned from its Summer break and resumed rehearsals on Wednesday September 9th 2015.
It was great to see everyone again and also to meet some new members who are most welcome.
There are lots of plans for the coming season  - concerts, competitions, workshops and a trip to Berlin in 2016!  Keep posted here and on our Facebook page for all the details as they are confirmed.

Easter Break

posted 9 Apr 2015, 03:59 by Helen Molloy

The choir is on a well deserved Easter break at the moment after a very busy few months with concerts and our double first in Feis Maitiú. Practice resumes on Wednesday April 15. We have two lovely concerts coming up in April and May - "All in an April Evening" and "Sing with hAttitude". Check out the details here on the homepage and on the Glaslinn Choir Facebook page.

Back after Christmas!

posted 18 Jan 2015, 05:46 by Helen Molloy

We got the New Year off to a good start on January 17th with a very enjoyable choral workshop facilitated by Diana Llewellyn,
Our first public performance in 2015 will be at the annual concert in aid of the RNLI SOS Day. This year the concert will take place at the Ballinadee Catholic Church on Friday 30th January. This is always a great night of music and we are sure this year will be no exception.

Lots going on!

posted 5 Oct 2014, 04:05 by Helen Molloy

We are back at practice now for a month and busy! Great to see so many new members. We have sung at 2 weddings and participated at the Engage Arts Festival Bandon. We are learning some pieces which we will use for our upcoming concert and competition schedule. Keep up to date with us here and on the Glaslinn Choir Facebook page.

Headway Concert

posted 27 Jun 2014, 03:31 by Helen Molloy

We are delighted that the concert last month in Kilkenny at which we performed, raised €3,354 for Headway Ireland. This organisation provides valuable services and support to people with acquired brain injury.

Summer Break

posted 27 Jun 2014, 03:30 by Helen Molloy

Well we have now wrapped up our 2013/2014 season and will be taking a short Summer break. It has been a memorable year for the Glaslinn choir. The highlights include our success at the Kenmare Choral Festival and our double first at Feis Maitiú. Our participation in ten fundraising concerts was a fulfilling experience as always.
It was wonderful to welcome so many new choristers during the year though we also had to say a reluctant au revoir to some valued choir members. We are all looking forward to the Glaslinn choir trip abroad in 2015.
Thanks to everyone who supported us at our concerts and those who are supporting us here on our Facebook page and on our website.
Finally a big thank you to our wonderful Musical Director Antoinette Baker.

Clean Sweep for Glaslinn Choir at Feis Maitiu !

posted 7 Mar 2014, 05:22 by Helen Molloy   [ updated 7 Mar 2014, 05:26 ]

It was a double victory for the Choir at Feis Maitiu during the weekend of February 8th/9th. On the Saturday evening, the choir was placed first in the Wm Egan Perpetual Cup for Sacred Music. Then on the following afternoon, we won the Lynch Perpetual Cup for Adult Choirs and scored maximum points in the process!

We are all delighted! It was a weekend we will never forget.

Thank you to Antoinette Baker for all her hard work and perseverance and also to our accompanist at the Feis, Ruth O'Shea.

RNLI Concert

posted 5 Feb 2014, 03:26 by Helen Molloy

The concert on January 31 in Ballinadee raised €772.69 for the RNLI. Many thanks to the appreciative audience who turned out on such a bad night. Also thanks to the other performers and to the Glebe House for the very welcome refreshments afterwards.

Christmas Break

posted 18 Dec 2013, 02:58 by Helen Molloy

The Choir is now on its Christmas holidays! Practice will resume on January 8 2014. There are several events lined up already so check here or on our Facebook page for more details in the coming months.
We always welcome new members so if you are interested in joining us come along to St Peter's Church in Bandon on January 8 at 8 pm to meet our Musical Director Antoinette Baker.

Success for Choir at Choral Festival!

posted 7 Dec 2013, 09:27 by Helen Molloy   [ updated 18 Dec 2013, 02:53 ]

Good news for the choir at the recent Kenmare Choral Festival. We were placed second in both of the competitions that we entered - Church Music and Light Entertainment. Great celebrations all round!
The first photo shows our Musical Director Antoinette Baker with Dr Geoffrey Spratt, patron of the Kenmare Choral Festival and also one of the adjudicators.
The second photo is of the happy choristers and conductor after receiving the awards.
The full list of prizewinners can be viewed at http://www.kenmarechoralfestival.com/

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