More performances and more sites!

Can’t believe our trip is coming to an end in only two days; what a trip it has been. We stayed two days in Limerick and while there, we had a joint concert with Ancor. It was an honor and a privilege to perform with them. We sang part of our set, they sang some [...]

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Performance in Limerick

The choir had a joint performance on Friday night with Ancor — A fantastic choir, and a super crowd!

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St. Multose, Cork School of Music, and Blarney Castle.

I am so far behind with this I need to catch people up. So after Killarney and Ring of Kerry we went back to the hotel had dinner and then we departed for our first concert. St Multose was our first “venue”, even though it was built in 1190 this place still has amazing acoustics [...]

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Friday Morning – School & Cliffs

We started out by adding a small performance to our itinerary — Matt Wallin, an Augsburg Grad, saw our advertisements for an evening concert in Limerick. He’s the principal of a local school, and invited the Choir to have an exchange at his school. What a treat! Then, off to the Cliffs of Moher – [...]

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Thursday, Arrival in Limerick & Rehearsal

Yes, Thursday was a full day!  After departing the School of Music in Cork and stopping at Blarney Castle (and many finding treasures at the Woollen Mills shops nearby, we made our way to Limerick and our hotel next to the River Shannon.  We then made our way to St. Mary’s for a rehearsal with [...]

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The Ring of Kelly

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First performances and Blarney Castle!

The choir had its first performance at St. Multose Church in Kinsale last evening. The place had wonderful acoustics and the church itself was simply beautiful, having been built all the way back in 1190. The audience really seemed to enjoy our set – it was a great start to our performance tour. Today, we [...]

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Thursday AM – Cork School of Music

We started our day with a short little walk to the Cork School of Music, just a few blocks from our hotel. The director of the school, Dr. Spratt, worked with the choir on their Brahm’s selection, and then the Augsburg Choir performed for a group of students.

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Performance #1

The Choir’s first performance took place tonight (Wednesday) at St. Multose Church in Kinsale. It was well attended, and the audience was very appreciative!

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Wednesday Morning – Ring of Kerry

The Choir started off the morning with a lovely Irish Breakfast in the hotel, and then departed for a scenic drive. We stopped briefly in Kenmare for a “comfort stop” as one of our bus drivers (Liam) calls them — There was a great little outdoor market too that many took advantage of before continuing [...]

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