Dolce are rehearsing currently for two upcoming competitions. The first one is in Limerick on the 2nd of March and then the following day in Clontarf. Details of these festivals can be found at these links: Limerick Choral Festival: www.limerickchoralfestival.com Clontarf Choral Competition: https://clontarfchoralcomp.wordpress.com/about/Details
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…Details
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
Our next concert is a tribute to deceased member Mick Travers. For full details click Events.
Last week we said goodbye to a highly respected, warmly regarded and much loved gentleman who sang in our bass line for over 10 years. Mick Travers is a big loss in the Dolce community. Mick’s contribution over the years is difficult to quantify. He served on the committee for years, as an ordinary member,…Details
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…Details
Dolce will be performing in the Fingal International Festival of Voices on Saturday 14th March 2020. Dolce will perform two pieces in the sacred music competition. The festival will take place in Balbriggan over three days. Details are available from the festival website – https://www.fingalfestivalofvoices.com/festival-timetableDetails