In November 2018 Caz Jeffreys and Jane Goss (West Cork based Community Choir leader) collaborated to bring Craig Lees over from the UK for a Choir Day event in The Celtic Ross Hotel, Rosscarbery, West Cork. The day was a big success with all tickets sold out and has now become an annual event.
You can see a short video of the event here:
COMMUNITY CHOIR DAY 2019
Community Choir Day 2019 will be held on Saturday 2nd November at the beautiful location of Inchydoney Island Hotel near Clonakilty in West Cork. We are delighted to be welcoming Ciaran Kelly and Vicky Warwick from Irelands’ leading acapella group, Ardu to facilitate at the event. The morning will consist of an enjoyable learning experience whilst the afternoon is a chance for choirs to share some of their songs.
Ardu’s professional singers will be leading the songs, introducing fun warmups, followed by vocal technique and expression- all delivered through the structure of some fabulous arrangements with a dynamic approach.
Whilst Ciaran will lead from the keyboard , they will incorporate some elements of their specialist skill- the art of Acapella – and engage us all with captivating vocal textures and harmonies.
Lunch. A limited amount of tickets are available which include lunch (soup, salad and sandwiches), or if you prefer to take a trip into Clonakilty (only 10 minutes drive) there are a selection of eating houses to choose from. There will also be a limited amount of space downstairs from the bar menu. We will take 1 1/2 hours break for lunch to ensure everyone has plenty of time.
Tickets. This year we have introduced an Earlybird deal for group bookings of 8 people or more at E20/E35 (incl. lunch). Please email email@example.com to book as these tickets are not available here on the website. Deadline for all Earlybird tickets is midnight 23rd September.
All other tickets are available for purchase via Paypal below.
Would your choir like to perform a few songs? If you would like to perform during the afternoon Choir Share session then please get in touch with Jane on 085 1665936 to register your Choir details. Please make your booking first and be aware that we have limited time available for this part of the event, therefore choirs will be allocated a space to perform on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Please note that photographs and videos taken at this event may be used for future promotion use. A selection will also be added to the Gallery on this website.
Remaining tickets available on the door.
You can see more photos of the 2018 event in the Gallery here
2 thoughts on “Community Choir Day 2019”
Hi Caz, just wondering, if you’re not in one of the choirs that is taking part and wanted to come along as an independent singer, how could you take part in choir-share part of the day? Thanks
Hiya Camilla, The afternoon is designed as an opportunity for a few choirs to share what they are doing with the wider public following lunch and is a nice opportunity for others to hear also. We have not finalised the schedule of the day as yet, but there will be other aspects to the afternoons schedule.