NATIONAL COMPETITION FOR LIGHT, JAZZ & POPULAR MUSIC

 

UCC Singers [Co. Cork]

Conductor: Daniel Beuster

Lullaby of Birdland – George Shearing (1919-2011), Arr. By Alexander L’Estrange

White Winter Hymnal – Robin Pecknold (b. 1986), Arr. By Michaela Maher

 

Enniscorthy Choral Society [Co. Wexford]

Conductor: Donagh Wylde

Happy – Pharrell Williams (b.1973), Arr. By Mark Brymer

And So it Goes – Billy Joel (b.1949), Arr. By Bob Chilcott

 

Glaslinn Choir [Co. Cork]

Conductor: Antoinette Baker

The Seal Lullaby – Eric Whitacre (b. 1970)

Hail Holy Queen – Marc Shaiman (b.1959), adapted by Roger Emerson

 

Forte Mixed Voice Choir [Co. Cork]

Conductor: Serena Standley

Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen (b. 1934)

& Roger Emerson (b. 1950)

Put a Little Love in Your Heart – Jimmy Holiday (1934-1987), Randy Myers & Jackie DeShannon

(b.1941), Arr. By Jay Althouse

 

Cór Geal [Co. Cork]

Conductor: Betty Fitzgerald

Summertime – George Gershwin (1898-1937), Mark Hayes

Mr.Blue Sky – Jeff Lynne (b. 1947), Tijs Krammer

 

Crosshaven Singers [Co. Cork]

Conductor: Joanne Walsh

Java Jive – Ben Oakland (1907-1979), Arr. By Kirby Shaw

Old McDonald Had a Farm – Arr. By George Mitchell

 

Fingal Gospel Choir [Co. Dublin]

Conductor: David Flood

Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For – Paul Hewson (b.1960), Arr. By Jeremy Birchall

My Immortal – Amy Lee (b.1981), Arr. By Jetse Bremer

 

Gorey Choral Group [Co. Wexford]

Conductor: Eithne Corrigan

What’ll I Do – Irving Berlin (1888-1989), Arr. By Mac Huff

Singin’ in the Rain – Nacio Herb Brown (1896-1964), Arr. By Mark Hayes

 

Java Ladies’ Chorus [Co. Cork]

Conductor: Serena Standley

Rumour Has It / Someone Like You – Adele (b. 1988), Dan Wilson, Ryan Tedder, Adam Anders & Mark Brymer

Royals – Joel Little (b.1983) & Ella Yelich-O’Connor (b. 1996)

 

NUIG Alumni Ensemble [Co. Galway]

Conductor: Peter Mannion

Ever Free – Mary McAuliffe

O Si Funi Mungu – David Maddux

 

The Millicent Singers [Co. Kildare]

Conductor: Alan Kelly

Old McDonald had a Farm – Arr. By George Mitchell

Nyon, Nyon – Jake Runestad (b. 1986)

 

1st Prize in the National Competition for Light, Jazz and Popular Music 2016 went to Gorey Choral Group, Wexford, conducted by Eithne Corrigan.

2nd Prize went to UCC Singers, conducted by Daniel Beuster.