Choir

26-September-17
Choir

St. Leo's College Choir includes students from first year to sixth year. There is no audition and any student interested in singing in a choir is most welcome. Choir members learn good vocal technique with an emphasis on posture and breathing. Students learn to listen to each other, sing harmony, support a musical phrase and discover the joy of singing together. The choir rehearses on Monday and Wednesday lunchtimes with extra rehearsals before a school event or competition. This year the choir has performed at our Open Evening and will perform at the Christmas Carol Service, School Concerts, The Cork International Choral Festival and the Navan Choral Festival. The following is a sample of the choirs' achievements since its foundation in 1999:

Recorded CD for the millennium (2000)

Winners Slógadh (Irish Language Competition) All-Ireland (2000)

Concert tour of Lake Garda/Verona/Venice (2001)

Performed in St. Mark’s Basilica Venice (2001)

Winners of the Irish Federation of Musicians and Associated Professions Trophy at the Cork International Choral Festival (2004,2010)

All-Island Choir Competition Regional Finalists (2010,2012,2013,2014)

RTE 1 Television (All-Island Choir Competition) Performance and School Promotion Segment (2010,2012,2013,2014)

Pan Celtic Festival 2nd Prize (2012)

Winners Pan Celtic Festival 1st Prize (2013)

Winners of National Youth Choir of the Festival at Navan Choral Festival (2012)

Winners of the Paddy Newman Cup, Navan (2013,2014)

Winners of Ógánaigh I nGaeilge (Irish Language), Navan (2011,2014)

Oct
23 2018
6th Year Parent/Teacher Meeting
Oct
29 2018
Halloween Mid-Term Break
Nov
06 2018
Autumn Exams - 3rd & 6th Years
Nov
21 2018
House Exams (1st, 2nd, 5th Years)
Dec
06 2018
5th Year Parent/Teacher Meeting
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St. Leo’s College,
Dublin Road,
Carlow,
Ireland


059 914 3660

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