Youth Choir

For over 58 years the Montfort Singers were synonymous with the best in musical theatre vocal work in Cork city under the watchful eyes of renowned musical directors Michael Casey, Cathal Dunne, Ronnie O’Shaughnessy, Christopher Hennessy, Pat Sheehan Corbett, Colm O' Regan, Eoin Scanlon, Aonghus Joyce and Carol Arnopp to name but a few. The current Musical Director is Michelle Cooke. 

The Montfort Youth Choir is in existence for the past 5 years and consists of approximately 50 mixed members whose ages range 9 - 18 yrs.
The repertoire that the choir perform is predominantly selections from musical theatre shows.
The choir has performed in every major venue in Cork including the Opera House, Everyman theatre and City Hall.
The choir have sung alongside international sopranos Cara O' Sullivan and Majella Cullagh. In addition they have performed alongside Lionel Richie in front of an audience of over 4000.
The choir’s Musical Director’s are Carol Arnopp and Marion Power. Tonight Marion Power will play for the choir.

In 2018 - 2019 the Montfort Youth Choir under Musical Director Michelle Cooke performed their own show ‘Broadway Kidz’ at the Cork Arts Theatre in April.

They also featured as guest artists in the City Hall as part of Cork International Choral Festival.

The choir performed in ‘Carols by Candlelight’ in St. Patrick’s Church.

The choir performed in 'Applause 2019' at Cork Opera House.

Selected members of the choir sang with Lionel Richie - ‘Live at the Marquee’ in 2016 in front of an audience of over 4000! Watch their performance here

The choir rehearse every Friday. An initial registration fee of €25 applies. A further €5 applies per session. 

Entry to the choir is by audition only and is open to anyone who has a passion for singing! To book an audition slot please email trevor@montfortcollege.com The next available audition date is the 14th August 2019 from 5:30pm - 6:30pm in our studio located in the South Ring Business Park. Students will be required to sing a verse and chorus from any musical theatre show or any song from Disney. 

IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY A MEMBER OR HAVE BEEN A MEMBER IN THE PAST YOU DO NOT HAVE TO AUDITION.

Junior Choir

Suitable for  9 - 12 yrs old

The choir group will rehearse on Friday from 7.30pm  – 8.30pm in our main studio located in the South Ring Business Park (opposite Smyths Toys), Kinsale Road, Cork.

Senior Choir

Suitable for 13 – 18 yrs old

The choir group will rehearse on Friday from 8.30pm  – 9.30pm in our main studio located in the South Ring Business Park (opposite Smyths Toys), Kinsale Road, Cork.

 

Choral Festival Gala Concert
Choral Festival Gala Concert
 
Choral Festival Gala Concert
Choral Festival Gala Concert
 
Choral Festival performance
Choral Festival performance
 
Choral Festival performance
Choral Festival performance
 
Examiner review
Examiner review
 
Cork Choral Festival
Cork Choral Festival
 
Frozen medley
Frozen medley
Cork Opera House
Frozen medley
Frozen medley
Cork Opera House
Frozen medley
Frozen medley
Cork Opera House
Frozen medley
Frozen medley
Cork Opera House
Performing with Majella Cullagh
Performing with Majella Cullagh
 
Broadway Kidz Programme
Broadway Kidz Programme
 
Broadway Kidz Cover
Broadway Kidz Cover