Dun Laoghaire Musical Society win at North Wales Choral Festival
The chorus from Dun Laoghaire Musical Society (DMDS) won the ‘Just for Fun’ choir competition at the North Wales International Choral Festival in Llandudno last weekend. This is a major international competition with over 70 choirs competing in different categories. See www.northwaleschoralfestival.com. This was the second win in a row for DMDS in the ‘Just for Fun’ category in which 11 choirs competed. The chorus of 38, conducted by Des Cox, performed: Baba Yetu; Sing a Song of Sixpence, and Fix You.
In other news from DMDS:
We are currently planning auditions for children’s parts in our planned March 2018 production of ‘Oliver’. Auditions will take place from 2-4pm on Sunday 19th November. Further details, application forms and audition pieces are on our website at www.dmds.ie
We will host an evening of seasonal music and readings at the National Maritime Museum, Haigh Terrace (beside the LexIcon library) on Sunday 17th Dec at 7.30 PM. Tickets from [email protected] or 086 3246032. A limited number of tickets can be bought at the door.
DMDS is a 70-strong musical society with a tradition of musical performances since 1959. We produce musicals and concerts, and compete in choral competitions. It was founded in 1959 by the Methodist Church, but in 2003 was reconstituted as a community group. In addition to our win in the North Wales Competion, we have won the Frank Cullinane Trophy for the best musical society choir in Ireland at the Association of Irish Musical Societies (AIMS) Choral Competition in New Ross earlier this year.
Further information from: Jim Ryan – [email protected]