Welcome to

The Kilkenny Choir

We are delighted to announce that we are coming back on 

 Wednesday, 7th September

Announcement

We are delighted to announce the return of the Kilkenny Choir to rehearsals under the baton of Thomas Kehoe.

When?   Wednesday, September 2022, 8pm – 10pm

Where?  Presentation Primary School, Parnell Street

What will we sing? Our repertoire for the new year is : 

    – Carols by John Rutter

    – Gloria by John Rutter 

    – Haydn’s Theresienne Messe

    To listen to some of this music, see our Spotify Playlist here

Looking forward to singing together again and remember, new members are always welcome. If you are thinking of joining for the first time,  we are inviting you try out this term for free! Bring your friends! See you soon!

About our Team

choir master

choir master

thomas Kehoe

Thomas Kehoe is a masters graduate of University College Dublin and University of Cambridge and has held previous positions as Director of Music with UCD Philharmonic Choir and Principal Guest Conductor of Mullingar Choral Society. He is currently MD of Ballinteer Male Voice Choir and The Amici Singers, while holding the post of organist in Kilmacud Parish. Thomas moved to Kilkenny in 2016 and has immersed himself in the musical culture of the city, notably performing with St Canice’s Cathedral Choir, singing in Kilkenny Arts Festival and accompanying the award-winning choirs of Presentation Secondary School.

Accompanist

Accompanist

Seán Grace

Seán Grace is a graduate from MTU’s Cork School of Music. A Kilkenny man, Seán has been involved with the local music scene from a young age. 

 

Since graduating with a Bachelors of Music degree in 2018, Seán has been working in Kilkenny as both a piano teacher and an accompanist, notably performing with the award-winning CBS Kilkenny Senior Choir of which he was a member while in school. 

Seán holds independent teaching positions as a piano instructor in Bunscoil McAuley Rice, Callan and CBS Secondary School, Kilkenny.

The committee

Please feel free to contact any of us on the committee directly or via the choir email (thekilkennychoir@gmail.com) .

claire hanrick

committee chair

emer behan

treasurer

patrick griffin

committee ,member

Mairead Meagher

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deirdre garland

secretary