Category Archives: Church Music

News Feature 3 Times in One Day for Cork new Diocesan Church Music Scheme

The new Diocesan Church Music Scheme in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross made the national news on RTE radio and television three times in one day on Friday, 6th October. The Scheme, which was launched the night … Continue reading

Posted in Church Music, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Diocese, Education, In the News, Schools in the Diocese

Innovative Music Scheme Launched in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Thursday, 5th October nearly 200 people of all ages and interests, attended the launch in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, of a new Diocesan Church Music Scheme.  The scheme was the brainchild of the Music Department of the Cathedral … Continue reading

Posted in Ashton School, Bishop, Cathedral, Children's Ministry, Church in Society, Church Music, Diocese, Education, Lay Ministry, Organist, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Schools in the Diocese, Youth Work | Tagged

Rich and Varied Celebrations of Holy Week and Easter in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The week that starts each year with the Sunday before Easter Day, Palm Sunday, is known to Christians as Holy Week.  Its importance and significance in the Church is highlighted by its being called ‘The Great Week’ in the early … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Chrism Eucharist, Church Music, Community Involvement, Diocese, Easter, Good Friday, Holy Week, Maundy Thursday, People from the Diocese, Photo Montage

Good Friday Liturgical Performance at Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Good Friday night (14th April) the choir of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, under the baton of Director of Music, Peter Stobart, performed John Stainer’s Holy Week oratorio The Crucifixion.  The soloists were Josh Spink (Tenor) and Chris Southgate … Continue reading

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Schools Singing Workshop at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Tuesday morning last (7th March) seven schools gathered in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork for a workshop and performance led by Peter Stobart, Director of Music.  All are schools which Peter has been visiting regularly as part of the … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Children's Ministry, Church Music, Community Involvement, Education, Schools in the Diocese, Youth Work

Come and Sing – Vivaldi ‘Gloria’ at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, and its Director of Music, Peter Stobart, teamed up with the the Cork International Choral Festival on Saturday, 11th February for a very special day-long Come and Sing event; rehearsing and performing one of our history’s most magnificent … Continue reading

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Invitation to ‘Come and Sing Choral Evensong’ in Cork

The Director of Music at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork – Peter Stobart – has organised a ‘Come and Sing Choral Evensong’ which will be held in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral on Saturday 17th September. All singers are encouraged to attend … Continue reading

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