Christmas 2021

Dolce has returned to singing indoors and is rehearsing under the guidelines of Sing Ireland. We are rehearsing in St.Gabriel’s Church in Dollymount which is a large building where the choir can maintain social distance between singers. We will not be able to hold a Christmas concert for the public but we may have an…

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