Donegal AOIC Members
Colmcille Gospel Choir
The Colmcille Gospel Choir is a mixed voice, non-denominational community choir. They were founded in 2009 by Margaret McAteer, their Musical Director and currently have a membership of 80. The choir rehearse once a week in Ramelton Town Hall and repertoire consists mainly of Gospel and other uplifting music, sung in four parts.
They have performed in a number of venues including An Grianán Theatre, Glenveagh Castle and Ramelton Town Hall as well as at several charitable events and in 2011 and 2012, the choir sang in the Gospel competition at the Sligo Choral Festival.
In 2011, a small number of the choir sang in Wielun Church, Poland during the Krakow Gospel Festival and this year, twenty-one members are singing at Llangollen international Musical Eistedfodd as a non-competitive choir.
Location: Ramelton, Co. Donegal
Conductor: Margaret McAteer
The Conwal Singers
The Conwal Singers are a mixed voice chamber choir based in Letterkenny, Donegal. They began rehearsing in September 2009 and gave their first Christmas Carol Concert in Conwal Parish Church, Letterkenny in December of that year. At Christmas they gave their 3rd Carol Concert as well and competed in the Sligo Choral Festival in November 2011. In the last 2 years they have sung in the Regional Cultural Centre, St. Eunan's Cathedral and Conwal Parish Church (all in Letterkenny) and in St.Jakob's Church, Heiligenstadt, Vienna. Together with the Donegal Chamber Orchestra they performed Pergolesi's Magnificat in St. Eunan's Cathedral in 2010. Their repertoire includes sacred and secular choral music from the 15th century to the present time. Folksong arrangements, classical songs, contemporary compositions.
AOIC is awaiting further information for the following member choirs in Donegal:
- Cór Craobhaigh
- Donegal Abbey Singers
- Gateway Singers
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