MONAGHAN CHOIRS AND EMYVALE SONGSTRESS TO FEATURE PROMINENTLY DURING PEACE PROMS TOUR

5 February 2016 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Co Monaghan musical talent will be very much to the fore in the forthcoming Cross-Border Orchestra of Ireland Peace Proms tour.

470 Co Monaghan children will take part in the event, drawn from the primary schools of Deravoy National School, Carrickroe, Emyvale; Bunscoil Lughaidh Naofa, Cloughvalley, Carrickmacross; Scoil Bhlaithin Iosa, Ballynagearn National School, Carrickmacross; Scoil Éanna Ballybay, Scoil Mhuire Smithboro; Scoil na gCailini, Castleblayney; St Joseph’s Boys National School, Carrickmacross; St Louis Girls National School, Monaghan and St Mary’s National School, Threemilehouse.

The tour will also feature a performance from award-winning singer/songwriter Lauren Murphy from Ballyoisin, Emyvale who is renowned for her powerful vocals and live performances.

The Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland (CBOI), plays a vital role in enhancing music and arts education in Ireland and beyond through their Peace Proms programme. Peace Proms is a choral education programme, which involves 20,000 primary school children in Ireland and Northern Ireland. It is recognised as Ireland’s most valuable arts education initiative.

“Peace Proms makes the arts more accessible to young people, their school, families and the wider community, and provides an opportunity for cooperation among children, parents, teachers, school boards, and the wider community,” its organisers have stated.

The CBOI was established in 1995 as a peace initiative and is composed of …

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