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Aug 28, 2015

Paul Farrington will introduce the Singers' Concert in First Presbyterian Church on Saturday 29 August at 12 noon.


Aug 28, 2015
The Charles Wood Singers, conducted by David Hill, will give a concert this evening in the Church of Ireland Cathedral at 8pm.

Aug 27, 2015
John Rutter gives a talk about his experiences as a composer and conductor on Friday at 1pm in First Armagh.

Aug 27, 2015
John Rutter leads our Come and Sing this evening in St Mark's Church at 7.45pm.

Aug 26, 2015
Thursday's lunchtime concert will be given by Eric Le Rossignol (treble), Eilis Fox (soprano), Jack Reaney (flute) and Jamie Howe (violin and piano).

Aug 26, 2015

The Charles Wood Singers, conducted by David Hill, will give a concert in the Roman Catholic Cathedral at 8.15pm tonight.


Aug 26, 2015

Paul Farrington holds his first vocal workshop of the week this evening at 5.30pm in the Music Hall, Vicars' Hill.


Aug 26, 2015
Our second lunchtime concert features soprano Aisling Kenny in First Presbyterian Church at 1.10pm.

Aug 25, 2015
Philip Scriven will present a programme of organ music, performed by organists associated with the Northern Ireland International Organ Competition and the Charles Wood Festival in St Malachy's Church at 8.30pm tonight.

Aug 24, 2015
Our first lunchtime concert of the week features Rowel Friers (piano), Rebecca Doherty (recorder) and Susanna Griffin (violin) on Tuesday 25th @ 1.10pm in First Presbyterian Church.

Aug 24, 2015
The Northern Ireland International Organ Competition will commence today at 2pm in the Church of Ireland Cathedral.

Aug 21, 2015
The Charles Wood Festival and Summer School will begin with an organ recital by Erwan le Prado, and vocal music by Sestina in the Church of Ireland Cathedral on 23rd August @ 8pm.

Aug 16, 2015
For other interesting things to do in Armagh during the Festival go to the Visit Armagh website.

Aug 14, 2015
Less than two weeks to go to this year's Festival & Summer School. Come along to Armagh from 23rd-30th August and enjoy some fabulous music.

Jul 10, 2015
Download a brochure here or request a copy from Armagh Visitor Information Centre.

Jun 25, 2015
Bookings may now 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 from 6 July.

May 18, 2015
Composer John Rutter will lead our 'Come and Sing' event in St. Mark's Church on Thursday 27th August at 7.45pm.

Apr 14, 2015
Our next Young Performers' Concert will be held in St. Patrick's Church of Ireland Cathedral, Armagh on Friday 17 April at 8.00pm.

Apr 13, 2015
Not long left to get your applications in to become a member of the Charles Wood Singers. The closing date tp submit forms is 17 April.

Mar 20, 2015
One of the Province's top choral groups, the Priory Singers, will present a Sequence for Lent and Passiontide on Friday 27th March at 8.00 pm in St Patrick's Church of Ireland Cathedral, Armagh.

Feb 14, 2015
Application forms to become a member of the Charles Wood Singers are now available. The closing date for applications is 17th April 2015.

Feb 13, 2015
We are delighted to welcome back David Hill as our Artistic Director, Philip Scriven as Organist and Associate Conductor and Judith Gannon as Assistant Conductor.

Jan 2, 2015

This year's Charles Wood Festival of Music and Summer School will be held on 23-30 August.


Sep 13, 2014
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.