Schools competitions

Primary School Competitions
St. Columb’s Hall, 11.00 – 14.30

Guest performance by Poznań University of Technology Choir “Volantes Soni”, Poland, 11.30
Big Sing workshop with SLIXS, 13.15

Primary Unison Competition, 11.00

1. Holy Family Primary School, Omagh (Maura Dolan)
The Lark in the Clear Air, Irish air, arr. Phyllis Tate
It’s the Hard Knock Life, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin

2. Nazareth House Primary School, Derry (Joanna Higgins)
Litany to the Holy Spirit, Peter Hurford
Kalinka, Russian folk song, arr. Thomas B. Pitfield

Primary Partsong Competition, 11.45

1. St. Colmcille’s Primary School, Claudy (Kellie McLaughlin)
The Power of Your Love, Geoff Bullock
A Spoonful of Sugar, Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman

2. St. Lawrence’s Primary School, Fintona (Sinead Loane)
All Through the Night, Ruth Elaine Schram
Be Our Guest, Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, arr. Ed Lojeski

3. Holy Trinity Primary School, Enniskillen (Orla Colhoun)
Sing a Round, Mark and Helen Johnston
Sun Arise, Mark and Helen Johnston

4. St. Catherine’s Primary School, Strabane (Ciara Deery)
Panis Angelicus, César Franck, arr. Patrick Liebergen
Simple Gifts, Trad., arr. Andy Beck

5. Holy Family Primary School, Omagh (Maura Dolan)
The Lord Bless You and Keep You, John Rutter
At the End of the Day, Claude-Michel Schönberg, arr. Ed Lojeski


Post-Primary School Competitions
St. Columb’s Hall, 10.00 – 15.30

Guest Performance by Erkel Ferenc Mixed Choir, Hungary, 13.45
Big Sing workshop with Zoltán Pad, 14.00

Post-Primary Unison/2-Part Competition, 10.00

1. Gaelcholáiste Dhoire, Dungiven (Nodlaig Ní Bhrollaigh)
Bonny Portmore, Trad., arr. Nodlaig Ní Bhrollaigh
Thugamar Féin an Samradh Linn, Trad., arr. Nodlaig Ní Bhrollaigh

2. St. Cecilia’s College, Derry (Christopher Kerrigan)
The Sound of Music, Richard Rodgers, arr. Clay Warnick
Benedictus and Hosanna, Emily Crocker

3. Loreto Secondary School, Fermoy (Tim Fouhy)
Give Me Wings, John Rutter
Firefly, Andy Beck

4. St. Joseph’s Boys’ School, Derry (Margaret Ross)
Sanctus from Missa Orbis Factor, Gregorian chant
Elijah Rock, Spiritual, arr. Margaret Ross

5. Thornhill College Junior Choir, Derry (Margaret McCay)
Just the Way You Are, Bruno Mars, arr. Adam Anders and Tim Davis
La Cumparsita, Gerardo Matos Rodríguez, arr. Gwyn Arch

6. Holy Family Secondary School, Newbridge (Anne-Marie Lawlor)
For the Beauty of the Earth, John Rutter
Hold Back the River, Iain Archer and James Bay, arr. Roger Emerson

Post-Primary 3/4-Part Competition, 11.15

1. Thornhill College Senior Choir, Derry (Elizabeth Quigley)
Weep No More, David N. Childs
This Little Babe, Benjamin Britten

2. Errigal College, Letterkenny (Margaret McAteer)
Sailing, Gavin Sutherland, arr. Peter Hunt
Three Spirituals, Spiritual, arr. Ysaye M. Barnwell

3. Loreto Secondary School, Fermoy (Tim Fouhy)
Geantraí, Michael McGlynn
Sanctus and Benedictus from A Little Jazz Mass, Bob Chilcott

4. Éan Ceoil, Our Lady and St. Patrick’s College, Belfast (Claire Hamilton)
Cantémus, Lajos Bárdos
The Seal Lullaby, Eric Whitacre

5. Ursuline College Senior Choir, Sligo (Fiona McQuillan)
Quiet Land of Erin, Havelock Nelson
Sanctus, Richard Oswin

6. Holy Family Secondary School, Newbridge (Anne-Marie Lawlor)
A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square, Manning Sherwin, arr. Michael Neaum
Blackbird, John Lennon and Paul McCartney, arr. Deke Sharon

7. Millfield Camerata, England (Matthew Cook)
And So It Goes, Billy Joel, arr. Bob Chilcott
Bridge Over Troubled Water, Paul Simon, arr. Clyde Sechler

8. Loreto Grammar School, Omagh (Gerard Bradley)
Prayer of St. Francis, Imant Raminsh
Black is the Colour of My True Love’s Hair, Trad., arr. Gwyn Arch

9. Belfast Royal Academy Chamber Choir (Mary McMullan)
A Good Night, Richard Rodney Bennett
Incantations, Michael McGlynn

10. St. Raphaela’s Secondary School, Dublin (Órla Barry)
Silent Noon, Ralph Vaughan Williams
Enchanting Song, Béla Bartók



The Post-Primary adjudications will take place immediately after the Big Sing workshop.