THE MARINE Institute Singers, winners of the inaugural 2013 ChoirFactor competition will host Cantar!, a night of choral music on Saturday June 13 at 8pm in St Nicholas's Collegiate Church.
No strangers to winning competitions, the MIS won the new competitor category at the 2014 Mayo International Choral Festival and have participated in numerous local choral events. For the St Nicholas' concert, they will be conducted by Carmel Dooley. The special guests will be Sligo's Something to Sing About choir and the Galway based soprano ensemble Bel Canto.
The event is being held in association with COPE Galway and all funds raised will go to support its work helping the homeless in Galway city. Tickets are €12/8 or €30 (family ), and are available COPE Shop, St Augustine Street; COPE Galway, Calbro House, Tuam Road; the Marine Institute, Rinville, Oranmore (091 - 387483 ), or at the door on the night.