Members of Donegal Youth Choir had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform at this year’s Electric Picnic on the Music Generation stage last Saturday. Accompanied by their conductor Sara Laughlin, the choir joined young singers from Laois, Carlow and Offaly/Westmeath to form the 85 strong ‘One Voice’ choir hosted by Music Generation, Ireland’s National Music Education Programme. They gave three fantastic performances on Saturday before heading off to the main stage area to see Hozier, Bombay Bicycle Club and Paolo Nutine.

The Youth Choir, administered by Donegal Music Education Partnership, is holding auditions for new members this Sunday, September 7 from 3 – 4.30pm in the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny. Membership is open to male and female singers from ages 14 to 25 and the choir rehearses every second week on a Sunday afternoon in Letterkenny. (First rehearsal is on Sunday, September 14).

If you are interested in attending the audition/receiving more information, please tel. (074) 9176293/[email protected]

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