For Bealtaine Festival the Rockmount Choir will be performing on The Metals in the Peoples Park CoCo Market on 6th May 2018 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. They will hold two performances, the first from 1:00 to 1:20 and the second from 1:40 to 2:00 pm.
Rockmount Choir is a female voice choir of approx. 20 members based in Foxrock since 1977. Their conductor is Derek Verso and their repertoire includes classical, jazz, early music and works by contemporary Irish Composers. For over 40 years, the choir has sung competitively in festivals throughout Ireland and the UK and has received an award from Verona, Italy. They hold a popular Christmas concert every year on the 2nd Sunday of December. They rehearse every Wednesday evening in Hollypark Boys School from 8:00 to 10:00 pm and new members are always welcome.
The Ballinteer Male Voice Choir
The Ballinteer Male Voice Choir will be performing in the Marlay Park CoCo Market on 12th May 2018 from 11:00 am to 12:00 am.
The Ballinteer Male Voice Choir was founded in 1994 and has approx. 40 members. Their musical director/conductor is Thom Keogh and they have a wide-ranging repertoire including classical and popular songs, hymns, church music and christmas carols. They have performed at many international choral festivals such as Brittany in 2007, Pont-en-Royal Grenoble in 2009 and Cornwall in 2011 as well are participating in numerous choral competitions in Ireland.
In 2008, the first Ballinteer International Male Voice Choir Festival was held. This was followed by similar festivals in 2010, 2013 and 2017. Choirs from Italy, France, Wales and England have participated in these festivals.