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					Highlights of School Year 2009-2010                                                          Patrons                                         Prof. James Cavanagh, Dr Sean Creamer,
                                                             Dr Veronica Dunne, Prof. Gerard Gillen, Prof. Harry White

October 2009
St Agnes Parents’ String Orchestra performed in St Agnes
Church for Crumlin Mental Health Association concert.
                                                                           2011 SIDE- by-Side
The awarding winning series “Music Changes Lives” which
features the music project in St Agnes was re-broadcast.
November 2009
Concert in O’Reilly Theatre, Belvedere College, attended
                                                                    SUNDAY 19th June 2011 at 6:30 pm
by pupils in six primary schools. St Agnes/Scoil Colm
Primary School Orchestra performed with Belvedere                        St Agnes’ School Hall
College Chamber Orchestra.
December 2009
3rd Class performed at Caritas Nursing Home and the
School for the Blind, Merrion
Christmas Concert on December 18th.
January 2010
Some St Agnes pupils and past pupils performed with
Dublin Youth Orchestras in the National Concert Hall.
February 2010
February 26th – St Agnes Parents’ String Orchestra
combined with Sounds Wind Ensemble for a Haiti Benefit
concert and raised over €1000 for Haiti relief.
March 2010
St Agnes/Scoil Colm Primary School Orchestra were
runners up in the Miller Cup at the Inter-Schools Music
Festival, Wesley College
6th class musicians performed at Confirmation.                Adult guest players join St Agnes/Scoil Colm Primary
All three St Agnes’ 1st classes performed at Cor Fhéile na
                                                             School Orchestra, St Agnes’ Parents’ String Orchestra
Scoileanna in the National Basketball Arena.
March 21st – the Monday evening group of St Agnes                       and St Agnes’ Junior Orchestra
Parents’ String Orchestra was launched.
March 25th – More than 50 school principals visited the
school to explore the music programme.
                                                                       Conductor – Seamus Doyle
April 2010
April 7th – string quartets performed in the Conrad Hotel
at the KPMG Concert for the Central Remedial Clinic.
                                                                     THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC
April 8th – National Live Music Day, RTE Concert Orchestra
gave a performance in St Agnes’ Primary School Hall                Thank you for the music, the songs
attended by students from St Agnes, Scoil Colm, Rosary                         I’m singing,
College and Crumlin Youthreach                                   Thanks for all the joy they’re bringing.
May 2011                                                        Who can live without it, I ask in all honesty
May 3rd – St Agnes’ Musical Society (age 18+) was                          What would life be?
launched. Their first production will be “Oklahoma!” on
March 24th and March 25th 2012. (Tuesdays 7 – 9 pm)              Without a song or a dance what are we?
Quartets performed at First Holy Communion.                         So I say thank you for the music
May 10th – RTE Vanbrugh String Quartet gave a workshop                      For giving it to me
and concert at St Agnes 1 pm to 2 pm
May 29th – St Agnes’ Parents String Orchestra joined with
                                                              St Agnes’ Music Crumlin acknowledges with appreciation
Sounds Wind Ensemble for the 2011 Teddy Bears’ Concert
                                                              the support of benefactors and friends 2006-2011 and in
June 2011                                                                     particular the following ~
June 6th - Thanks to our runners including Sister            Religious Sisters of Charity, AIB Better Ireland Awards, Business 2 Arts,
Bernadette in the Flora Women’s Mini Marathon                Dublin Aviation Authority, St Agnes’ Credit Union, Mr Martin Wickham, Dublin
                                                             Youth Orchestras, Schools Completion Programme, KPMG, many friends for
June 9th – examinations (orchestra and individual) of the    cash donations and donated instruments, RTE Moladh an Cheoil Music in
Royal Irish Academy of Music                                 School Awards, Leo PHARMA, National Irish Bank Community Fund, Katharine
Sunday June 19th – 3rd Annual Side by Side Concert,          Howard Foundation, Darby Carroll, Friends of Classical Music, the Irish
                                                             Association of Youth Orchestras, the Richardson-Smith Musical Trust, the RTE
July 2011                                                    Symphony Orchestra, the RTE Concert Orchestra,            the Irish Chamber
Annual summer music camp June 30th – July 7th                Orchestra, Feis Ceoil, the Irish Aviation Authority IAYO Youth Orchestra
                                                             Achievement Awards, The Irish Times Living Dublin Awards, Dublin Chamber
July 6th – Lunch time concert Christ Church Cathedral        of Commerce, EBS Community Fund, the Royal Irish Academy of Music, Inter-
September 2011                                               Schools Music Festival, Wesley College, Crehans Musical Instruments,
                                                             Drogheda Arts Festival, IPPN Irish Primary School Principals Network, CPSMA
Music programme starts again in the week beginning           Catholic Primary School Managers’ Association, Dr Sandra Dackow, Mind the
Monday September 5th                                         Gap Films, Bill Hughes, National Youth Orchestra of Ireland, CCS Coach Hire,
                                                             Julie Bond, Carmel Ryan, Rose Lyons, Joyce Donohoe, Margaret McCabe,
                                                             Transition Year student helpers 2010-2011, all the ladies who ran in the 2011
Our music team                                               Flora Women’s Mini Marathon in aid of St Agnes’ Music Crumlin, SOUNDS
                                                             Ensemble and Terence Clancy, Sister Bernadette Sweeney, Principal, Abina
Sister Bernadette Sweeney, School Principal                  McNamara, Vice-Principal, Board of Management, staff and parents of St
Seamus Doyle, conductor, double bass                         Agnes’ Primary School, Brian Maher, Principal, Rosary College, Crumlin, Claire
                                                             Ní Chianáin, Principal, Scoil Colm, Crumlin, Board of AMP Music Education
Joanna Crooks, project director                              Partnership (Walkinstown, Crumlin, Kimmage, Drimnagh).
Pauline Cavanagh, Nicole Hudson, violin/viola
Eimear O’Grady, cello, deputy conductor                                                  Thank you all very much!
Rose Lyons, Joyce Donohoe, Margaret McCabe, volunteers
Side by Side Guest players
  Yasmine Byrne, Pauline Cavanagh, Claire Crehan, Mona                                   PROGRAMME
  Curran, Dara Daly, Romey Doyle, Eileen Hudson, Kelsie
  Jones, Liz Leonard, Jean Loy, Rachel Rynne Lyons,
  Audrey McAllister, Rosney Nulty, Cillian Ó Breacháin,
  Grace-Mary Tallon                                               Ode to Joy, theme from 9th Symphony –
Viola                                                                            Beethoven, arr. Seamus Doyle
  Amy Leon, Cliona Malone, Amy Murray, Heather Ronan
Cello                                                             Chorus of the Huntsmen from “Der Freischutz” –
  Catherine Farrell, Eimear O’Grady, Oona Whelan                                Weber, arr. Sandra Dackow
Double bass Damian Evans
Percussion – Danny Roe                                            Finale of the Overture to “William Tell” –
                                                                                 Rossini arr. Sandra Dackow
St Agnes/Scoil               Colm        Primary         School
Orchestra                                                                     St Agnes Junior Orchestra perform.
  Amber Buckley, Kiva Byrne, Shauna Carney, Ifunanya
  Chukwuewuzie, Alisha Courtney, Leah Daly, Melissa                                 Launch of SingSongCycle
  Deans, Sinead Doyle, Ellie Duff O’Connor, Sophie
  Fahey, Devin Gallagher, Aoife Goad, Jenny Iljina, Sara          St Anthony’s Chorale – Haydn, arr. Sandra
  Jones, Jassjot Pal Kaur, Claire Kiernan, Kirsty Nolan,
  Joseph McCabe, Shannon McGrath, Emily O’Neill, Dev
  Karan Pal Singh, Olivia Roche, Rebecca Sutton,
Viola                                                             Episode – Mozart, arr. Sandra Dackow
  Alanah Caschera, Odera Chukwuewuzie, Charley
  Corrigan, Ellen Donohoe, Jessica McDonald,                      Incidental music from “A Midsummer Night’s
  Kellie O’Neill, Arian Suurna, Noble Tharayil                             Dream – Mendelssohn arr. Richard Meyer
  Ekenenna Chukwuewuzie, Rebecca Dunne, Taylor Kaye,              Paradise Island & Calypso – Joanne Martin
  Emma Lynch, Kelsey McCabe, Lucy McDonnell, Alaia
  Murphy, Jordean O’Brien, Michaela Pantoja,
  Rebecca Ross,                                                   Bohemian Stomp – Sandra                Dackow
Double bass
  Kacey Curedale, Laura Rooney                                    The Teddy Bears’ Picnic – John Bratton arr.
Percussion                                                                                     Marc Jasinski
  Karl Jones, Bernard McDonnell, Jake Murray
                                                                  Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da – Lennon/McCartney
St Agnes’ Junior Orchestra
Assistants – Joseph McCabe, Sophie Fahey, Laura Rooney
                                                                                     arr T Kenny
   Breanne Byrne, Sam Corrigan, Abby Coughlan, Rebecca            March of the Meistersingers – Wagner, arr
   Doyle, Caitlin Fagan, Leanne Fahey, Marc Honer Duffy,                        Sandra Dackow
   Joanna Jain, Dinkle Joseph, Naoise Kemple, Brinett
   Lazar, Josh McCabe, Rachel McClelland, Hannah                  Finale to 5th Symphony – Beethoven, arr Richard
   Morgan, Kayla Murray, Nikita O’Reilly, Erin Russell                           Meyer
   Thornton, Aaron Rooney, Mwiya Simataa
   Cello Caitlin Dunne
                                                                         Thank you for coming! Slán abhaile!
St Agnes’ Parents’ String Orchestra                                             Don’t miss –
  Stephen Birney, Jackie Byrne, Paddy Byrne, Paul
                                                                  St AGNES SUMMER CAMP STRING ORCHESTRA
  Byrne, Nicholas Byrne, Frances Carrick, Joanna Crooks,           LUNCH TIME CONCERT IN CHRIST CHURCH
  Lilian Curtis, Noeleen d’Arcy, Suzanne Dillon, Miriam             CATHEDRAL DUBLIN ON WED 6TH JULY !!!!
  Donnelly, Joyce Donohoe, Barbara Dowling, Jackie
  Elliott, Anne-Marie Elston, Tommy Fahey, Caitriona              A very few places are still available in the annual SUMMER
  Fagan, Dolores Geraghty, Bronagh Grant Kelly, Lisa              STRINGS CAMP between June 30th and July 7th. Phone Joanna
  Jones, Maureen Kelly, Rose Lyons, Margaret McCabe,              087 2740186 if interested. Players in the Junior Orchestra, St
  Dee McDonnell, Frances Mitchell, Marcella Moore,                Agnes/Scoil Colm Orchestra and the Parents’ String Orchestra
  Deborah Ní Lochláinn, Eoin O’Neill, Marion O’Rourke,            are all welcome to take part.
  Ralph Richardson, Margaret Russell, Lorraine Quinn,
  Ken Robinson, Patricia Ryan, Mary Stapleton, Alan
  Stout, Vera Tomlin, Edel Travers, Bernadette Whelan,
  John Whelan, Iris White                                              Apologies if any name is missing or spelled wrongly in
Viola                                                                                    the lists of orchestras.
  Aoife Biggs, Bobby Boughton, Ngozika Chukwuewuzie,
  Mick Deans, Jimmy Kinahan, Joyce Russell                           THANKS FOR ALL DONATED RAFFLE PRIZES inc. a
Cello                                                              football signed by Andy Reid donated by Reidy Bouncy Castles.
   Helen Frain, Jana Grunova, Chris Tallon, Fintan Walsh,
   Breeda Ward,                                                   Follow Brian McIntyre’s SingSongCycle across
Double bass                                                       America between July 2nd and mid-September on
    Joe Gleeson, Patrick Fitzpatrick, Ken Jones                   Facebook, on Twitter @singsongcycle and on the
Wind and brass                                                    special  webpage     for  his   adventure   at
    Frank Lacey, sax, Matt McGuirk, tuba                

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