Category Archives: Church Music

Peter Gets Midleton College Singing!

Peter Stobart, Director of the Cork Diocesan Church Music Scheme was the guest at Midleton College on Monday 11th February. He came to put first and second year students through their hymn singing paces. His energetic style and infectious enthusiasm … Continue reading

Posted in Church Music, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Education, Midleton College

Cobh and Glanmire Concert Series Supports Local Charities in Cork

On Sunday 3rd February, the Church of Ireland Cobh and Glanmire Union of Parishes, County Cork, presented a cheque for €500 to Vivienne O’Mahony of the Cork Simon Community. The money was raised at a recent concert which was held … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Church in Society, Church Music, Churches in Cork, Ecumenism, Partnership, People from Cork

Anglican Chant Focus and Rehearsal at Cork Church

One Sunday this Autumn,  the Rev. Elaine Murray led the usual service of Morning Prayer at St Mary’s Church, Carrigaline, County Cork.  However, there was a difference.  Under the auspices of the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Church Music Scheme, she … Continue reading

Posted in Anglicanism, Church Music, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Worship

Music for Centenary of End of First World War at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Sunday, 11th November, the centenary of Armistice Day 1918, marking the end of the First World War, the first sounds will be of a bell and silence.  On each of the four minutes leading up to the eleventh hour … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Centenaries in Ireland, Centenary, Church in Society, Church Music, Church Services, Civic Service, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Reconciliation, Remembrance, Remembrance Sunday, Schools in the Diocese

St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Choristers complete Sponsored Walk in Cork

The choristers of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Choir, Cork, together with their families embarked on an 8km walk around Mahon Point and Blackrock Village in Cork last Saturday, 6th October. The weather could not have been better and this drew … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Children's Work, Church Music, Cork, Fund-Raising, Youth Work

‘Come and Sing Evensong’ Event held in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Almost 40 singers attended an afternoon at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral organised by Peter Stobart and the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Diocesan Church Music Scheme on Saturday 15th September. The challenge was to sing Choral Evensong from scratch, and with … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Church Music, Diocesan Church Music Scheme

Royal School of Church Music awards for choristers of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Three senior choristers of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork were presented with the Royal School of Church Music Bronze Award following the Eucharist at the Cathedral on Sunday 2nd September. The girls travelled to Dublin in June to be assessed … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Cathedral Choir, Church Music, People from the Diocese, Royal School of Church Music, Youth Work