Birr Young Voices
Established in 2017 as part of Birr Festival of Music, in collaboration with Music Generation Offaly/Westmeath, Birr Young Voices is a choral group for young people aged 8-12 years, with over 160 children experiencing music and exciting projects with wonderful choral directors and singers over the years.
Planets & Stars
Monday 1 May | 1.30pm
Church of Ireland, Oxmantown Mall
Inspired by the rich astrological heritage of Birr Castle & Science Centre, children present songs, art and poetry created over the past fourteen weeks.
A collaboration with Birr School of Music. Gregory Ward (choral director), Sophie Ward (accompanist) and Emma Behan (visual artist).
On the radio!
Our Birr Young Voices made a guest appearance on The County Measure on RTÉ Radio 1 recently.
Writer and broadcaster Vincent Woods stopped off in Birr recently on his journey around Offaly.
Listen in from the 20 min mark to hear from them along with Sophie & Gregory from Birr School of Music and visual artist Emma Behan!
We're making a
Lights, camera action!
Thanks to funding from Cruinniú na nÓg and Creative Ireland Offaly, we are delighted to announce that Exploring the Planets & Stars will also be turned into a short film!
Saturday 10 June | 2.30pm
The film will be played on a loop for 1 hour approx, all welcome!