The Kilkenny Choir, founded in 1992 by Philip Edmondson (musical director) has become a nationally recognised choral ensemble and their biannual concerts, which often feature professional orchestras and soloists, draw in appreciative audiences from across the county. The Choir boasts a repertoire that spans musical works from Seventeenth Century composers Monteverdi and Bach to Twentieth Century Stravinsky and Britten. Comprising approximately 60 singers, membership is drawn from the entire south-east region and the group have collaborated with a number of other choral societies throughout the country.
2018 marks the year when The Kilkenny Choir passes the baton from its founding father, Philip Edmondson, to a new music director, Thomas Kehoe.
Participation in the choir affords members the opportunity to socialize with other music lovers whilst learning and enhancing their own musical skills
The Kilkenny Choir is looking forward to welcoming new members from September and will hold auditions for all voice types. Rehearsals will take place every Wednesday, 8-10pm, in the Presentation Primary School, from September 12th onwards.
Music is widely regarded as a means of reducing stress, lowering anxiety and improving memory so why not join a choir, stimulate your mind and let music soothe your heart and nourish your soul