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St Agnes’ Chamber Orchestra will fly off to MADRID for a short tour June 22nd to 25th, where they will perform in two concerts with musicians from the Municipal School of Music of Tres Cantos, Madrid, and will be the guests of the Irish Ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain at a reception on Sunday June 24th. Thanks to all those who gave up so much time fundraising including bag packing, pub quiz etc.
Summer Camp 2018
The musical year ends with SUMMER CAMP, a unique intergenerational camp for string players from primary school upwards without age limits! The annual concert in CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL, Dublin, is a highlight of the year, and will take place on Thursday July 5th at 5 pm. Everyone is welcome. ST AGNES’ PARENTS STRING ORCHESTRA founded in 2010 by school parents now has 100 members aged 20-
Kellie will play 1st mvt of the Telemann concerto in G major for viola with St Agnes Chamber Orchestra at Christ Church Cathedral on Thursday November 5th at 6 pm and on Saturday 9th February at the National Concert Hall, Dublin, at the 24th Festival of Youth Orchestras, of IAYO Irish Association of Youth Orchestras.
‘Oliver!’ the musical was our most recent production of the St. Agnes’ Musical Society, 23rd to 25th March 2018 With songs like ‘I’d do Anything’, ‘You’ve got to pick a pocket or two’, and ‘Food glorious Food’, it had plenty of fun and action and was a great outing for all the family.
Sarabande Ensemble at Bealtaine Festival
The Sarabande Ensemble, all members of ST AGNES Parents String ORCHESTRA perform on Wednesday 23rd May in a Bealtaine Festival event for Lorcan O'Toole Day Centre, Lorcan O'Toole Park, Crumlin, Dublin 12.
IAYO Festival 2019 National Concert Hall
We recently received exciting news that the primary school orchestra, SCOIL ÚNA NAOFA ORCHESTRA and a choir, along with St Agnes’ Chamber Orchestra (secondary school students) will perform at the NATIONAL CONCERT HALL, Dublin next February 2019 on Saturday 9th at the FESTIVAL OF YOUTH ORCHESTRAS run annually by the Irish Association of Youth Orchestras. Soloist at the National Concert Hall will be Kellie O’Neill, viola, who has come right through this programme, and is now completing first year at the Royal Irish Academy of Music in their B Mus Performance course.
’Sing a Song of Broadway’
Following their recent smash hit Oliver!’, St Agnes’ Musical Society held a musical evening ‘Sing a Song of Broadway’. There were hits from the shows in a concert performance on May 23rd , Frehills Tavern, Crumlin.
First day at DYO for young musicians
David Lindsay and his cello enjoying first day with Dublin Youth Orchestras Junior Strings along with Kiara Caulfield, violin, and Sarah Caulfield, viola, and Lisa Slattery, cello. They are joining Siyu Li (Nini) and Sami Jones, both double bass players, who are already DYO members. DYO opens the door to a new world of adventure in music! All DYO players take part in a gala concert annually in January at the National Concert Hall.
Carlingford Charity Concert
St Agnes Parents String Orchestra conducted by Naoise Dack performed at the FOY CENTRE in Carlingford on Sunday 20th May 2018 in a concert in aid of Carlingford RNLI. Cór Chairlinne conducted by Clodagh O'Gorman joined the orchestra for an arrangement of Vivaldi's GLORIA and also performed a programme accompanied on keyboard by their conductor. Just over €2000 was raised for Carlingford RNLI. Nineteen members of the orchestra will join St Agnes Chamber Orchestra for a short tour to Madrid June 22nd -
We celebrated ten wonderful years with a spectacular production of Benjamin Britten’s Opera ‘Noye’s Fludde’
Music lessons for the community. Instrumental and voice -
In 2016 St Agnes’ Primary School and Scoil Colm amalgamated to become Scoil Úna Naofa. St. Agnes’ community activities continue while the school uses the new name.
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Read our Summer 2018 Newsletter, giving a project overview, as well as details of upcoming events.