Looking Forward.

As restrictions continue to prevent Dolce gathering to sing, we have been busy learning about music on weekly Zoom sessions. History of choral music, Mongolian music, instruments, contemporary a capella and plainchant are amongst the variety of topics which have been covered. 22nd April brings a celebration to mark Dolce’s 16th birthday – not the sort of…

Singing in the Woods

During these difficult times Dolce can’t hold indoor rehearsals but has managed to keep the choir active using Zoom for learning new music and then singing outdoors in secluded woods. Only 15 people may gather and physical distancing is observed in time restricted singing. Our musical director, Deirdre, says : The positives which I didn’t…

Dolce15th Birthday

On April 23rd 2020 Dolce celebrated its 15th birthday. In the most unusual of circumstances the celebration was held using video conferencing. This did not diminish from the joy of the celebration. Deirdre (MD) led the choir in a rendition of Happy Birthday and the choir toasted our success over the years. Bob (Chairperson) complemented…

Presentation to Aware

The Dolce Christmas concert raised a total of €1175 for the charity Aware. We thank everyone who supported the concert and Bob Laird, chairperson of Dolce, presented the cheque to Drew Flood of Aware. You can find more information about the work of Aware from their website www.aware.ie

Dolce in Beaconsfield

Dolce performed in an evening of choral singing with Village Voices and the Seer Green Singers on October 12th. It was a lovely evening with the three choirs welcomed by a full house in St.Mary’s Church. The three choirs performed their own pieces and then came together to sing four pieces with audience participation. We…