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2006 Festival

2005 Results

..2005 Festival


2004 Results

Current News: 2006 Festival

The 52nd Cork International Choral Festival will take place from the 26th – 30th April 2006. If you would like to join our mailing list and receive updates on programme plans and other activities planned for 2006 please email chorfest@iol.ie. Details of the 2006 Cork International Choral Festival programme can be found in our events section.

2006 Adjudication Jury

International Jury

Mr Peter Broadbent (England)
Prof Andreas Göepfert (Germany)
Mr Reijo Kekkonen (Finland)
Michael McGlynn (Ireland)
Ms Theodora Pavlovitch (Bulgaria)
Schools Jury
Brendan O’Connor (Ireland)
Bernie Sherlock (Ireland)

2006 Fleischmann International Trophy Competition Choirs
Raniza Female Choir (Belarus)
Scala (Belgium)
Quintessential Vocal Ensemble (Canada)
Cantores Novae (England)
The Mornington Singers (Ireland)
The Park Singers (Ireland)
Musicanova (Italy)
Juventus (Latvia)
Embla (Norway)
Vocal Ensemble of Risbergska High School (Sweden)
"Vocalia Taldea" Female Choir (
Basque Country, Spain)

2006 Guest Groups
Cork Children's Chorus (Ireland)
Resurgam (Ireland)
The Band of 1 Southern Brigade (Ireland)
The Joyful Company of Singers (England)
The Lassus Scholars (Ireland)
Valda (Ireland)
Ysgol Gerdd Ceredigion (Wales)

2006 Performing Groups
CADA Performing Arts (Ireland)
Ceoltoirí Chairbre (Ireland)

Cowhie Ryan Irish Dance Group (Ireland)

2006 National Competitions
The closing date for applications for the 2006 National Competitions was 31st January 2006. Choirs competing in the 2006 National Competitions include:

Abbey Singers, Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim
Ad Hoc Chorale, Tramore, Waterford
Ard Scoil Mhuire, Corbally, Limerick
Assumption Secondary School Chamber Choir, Walkinstown, Dublin 12
Be Natural (Ladies Barbershop Quartet), Douglas, Cork
Cantairi Beal Atha hAmhnais, Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo
Cantorum, Killeagh, Co. Cork
Cashel Community School
City of Cork Male Voice Choir
City of Derry Youth Choir, Derry
Clermont Chorale, Dundalk, Co. Louth
Cois Claddaigh, Oranswell, Galway
Colaiste Iosaef, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick
Colaiste Mhuire School Choir, Ennis, Co. Clare
Colaiste Treasa, Kanturk, Co. Cork
Commodore Male Voice Choir, Cobh, Co. Cork
Cór Choláiste/Gaelcholáiste Choilm, Ballincollig, Cork
Cór Choláiste an Chroí Naofa
Cór Mhaigh Eó, Newport, Co. Mayo
Cór Nano Nagle, Limerick
Cork School of Music Youth Choir
Danu-sa, Galway
De La Salle College Choir, Newtown, Waterford
De La Salle Senior Choir, Newtown, Waterford
Dolce, Clontarf, Dublin 3
Duanalainn, Limerick City
Enniscorthy Choral Group, Co. Wexford
Galvia Singers, Galway
Galway Choral Association Youth Choir, Galway
Gracenotes, Co. Mayo
Holy Family Secondary School Choir
Laurel Hill Colaiste F.C.J., Limerick City
Loreto Secondary School, Fermoy, Co. Cork
Loreto School, Kilkenny
Meath Youth Choir, Navan, Co. Meath
Mercy College, Coolock, Dublin
Mount Sackville Secondary School, Chapelizon, Dublin
New Dublin Voices, Dublin
Newtown School Choir, Waterford
NUIG Choral Society, Galway
Our Lady of Mercy Secondary School, Waterford
Pfizer Choir, Carrigaline, Cork
Presentation Secondary School Senior Choir, Loughboy, Kilkenny
Rockford Manor School Choir, Blackrock, Co. Dublin
Scoil Carmel Mercy School Choir, Limerick City
Siansa (Cór Choláiste na Toirbhirte), Co. Cork
St John the Baptist Church Choir, Killeagh, Co. Cork
St Joseph's Church Choir, Castlemartyr, Co. Cork
St. Colman's Cathedral Chamber Choir, Cobh, Co. Cork
St. Francis College Choir, Rochestown, Co. Cork
St. Leo's Choir, Carlo
St. Brigid's National School Choir, Castleknock, Dublin
The Agnes Cecilia Singers, Arklow, Co. Wicklow
The Carrigaline Singers, Cork
The Castlemartyr Choir, Co. Cork
The Killeagh Choir, Killeagh, Co. Cork
The Polyphonics, Carrigaline, Cork
Thurles Gospel Singers, Co. Tipperary
W.I.T. Music School Junior Choir, Waterford
West Cork Choral Singers

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