Latest News


Jul 15, 2016
Jack Oades is the winner of our Composition Competition.

Jul 12, 2016
In the 150th year since Charles Wood's birth, we are aiming to increase our number of Friends to 150.

Jun 30, 2016
Bookings may be made online. Please note however that this excludes individual lessons with Paul Farrington and participant slots in his vocal workshops; these can only be booked by contacting Armagh Visitor Information Centre.

Jun 29, 2016
Download a brochure here or request a copy from Armagh Visitor Information Centre.

Jun 20, 2016
Schola Cantorum of Santa Fe will give a lunchtime concert on Friday 1st July at 1pm in St Patrick's Church of Ireland Cathedral.

Jun 16, 2016
On Wednesday 15 June, the Charles Wood Festival and Summer School celebrated the 150th anniversary of Charles Wood's birth with a special event held in Armagh Royal School.

Jun 15, 2016
On this day, 150 years ago, Charles Wood, Armagh's most famous and influential composer was born.

Jun 13, 2016
Bookings for participants in Paul Farrington's individual lessons and vocal workshops will open on Tuesday 14th June at 9am.

May 25, 2016
Programme details for our birthday celebrations with Professor Jeremy Dibble and the Charles Wood Ensemble, directed by Ian Keatley, are now available.

May 19, 2016
Internationally renowned vocal coach, Paul Farrington, will return as vocal consultant this year.

Apr 18, 2016
Book tickets here for our celebrations on 15th June to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Charles Wood.

Apr 6, 2016
Not long left to get your applications in to become a member of the Charles Wood Singers. The closing date to submit forms is 16 April.

Apr 2, 2016
Full details of our Composers' Competition, including entry forms, are now available. The closing date for receipt of entries is Friday 8 July 2016.

Mar 27, 2016

To mark the 150th Anniversary of the birth of Charles Wood, we are offering composers the unique opportunity of having a work recorded, broadcast and performed by the Charles Wood Singers, under the direction of Dr. David Hill, one of the UK's finest choral directors.


Mar 16, 2016
Application forms to become a member of the Charles Wood Singers are now available. The closing date for applications is 16th April 2016.

Mar 10, 2016
Join us as we celebrate the 150th birthday of Charles Wood on 15th June at 8pm in the Royal School Armagh with Professor Jeremy Dibble and the Charles Wood Ensemble.

Feb 11, 2016

This year's Charles Wood Festival of Music and Summer School will be held on 21st to 28th August.


Feb 4, 2016
Clips of the Charles Wood Singers performing at Sung Mass and the Gala Concert, and Music for Two Organs performed by David Hill and Philip Scriven, are available on YouTube.