Click Here for 2017 events and below to see our progress year on year.
Project begins with Joanna Crooks, Nicole Hudson, violins ten violas, six cellos and two double basses
As the orchestra is formed, The school won an IRISH TIMES Living Dublin award. Performances take place at the Mansion House Dublin an Cor Fheile na Scoileanna in the National Basketball Arena.
DYO come and visit, while some of our members gain places. RTÉ radio and television both show an interest in the project.
The orchestra plays at the National Concert Hall, players for the first time gain places in Dublin Youth Orchestra, concerts take place in St. Michael’s House Baldoyle, RIAM High Achievers, and much more.
A very busy year which began with the broadcast of ‘Music Changes Lives’ on RTÉ television, a presentation at a School Principals conference and saw the beginning of the Parents Orchestra
One of the first public events of the newly inaugurated President Micheal D. Higgins was to St. Agnes’ School, while there were also visits from the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and the RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet, as well of of course our own trips and concerts.
Another busy year with the first production of the Musical Society, a performance at the Eucharistic Congress, and incredible Mahler experience at the school and much more.
Highlights included the Musical Society production of ‘The King and I’, performances at Wesley Feis, the 1913 Lockout commemorations in O’Connell Street, the Summer Camp with Sandra Dackow and our ‘Thank You for the Music’ concert honouring Sr Bernadette on her retirement as School Principal.
Fundraising events, visits to Larch Hill, Inchicore, Clongowes, Christchurch Cathederal, and collaborations with Sounds Ensemble and Madrid Orquesta Crescendo.
The Chamber Orchestra are busy visiting Google, Dundrum Arts Festival and an IYF Bloomsday event, while the summer camp orchestra returns to Christchurch and Kinvara. St. Agnes’ players are selected for NYOI and IAYO festival orchestra.
Annie Get your Gun, Goldilocks, Sunday Funday, another great Summer Camp and the ten year celebration production of ‘Noah’s Flood’ by Benjamin Britten.
Going very well so far! See our homepage for current news and click below for events earlier this year.