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ensembles

Music is a social activity, and ensemble playing is central to all aspects of music. At Newpark we have several ensembles in which we encourage our students to partake.

Please note that participation in the wind, strings and recorder ensembles cost €100 per year for all participants. Please contact the Music Centre office for further details. 

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Adult Choir. 

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Youth Choir

An exciting choir for singers aged 12 and upwards. The aim is to provide a sound basic training in vocal technique and to introduce the singers to part choral music and other styles in a lively and enjoyable setting. There are many opportunities to perform, including Newpark concerts, festivals and other events. 

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 Let's All Sing

This is a course designed to introduce children (ages 6-11), to group singing in a happy relaxed atmosphere. The group performs at the Music Centre concerts and also on other occasions. The course endeavours to develop the child's all-round musical ability as well as improving their vocal technique.

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Junior Strings 

For string students of grade two level and above, participation in the Junior String Orchestra is a terrific way to gain ensemble experience. Rehearsals take place on Thursday evenings, and the orchestra performs at our Christmas and Summer concerts.

Please note that participation costs €100 per year for all students. Please contact the Music Centre office for further details. 

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Chamber Group

The Chamber group is geared towards students slightly older and more advanced than the Junior String Orchestra. Again, rehearsals are on Thursday evenings, and the group performs in the Christmas and Summer Concerts.

Please note that participation in this ensemble costs €100 per year for all students. Please contact the Music Centre office for further details. 

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Wind Ensemble

A popular feature at the Newpark Concerts, the Wind Ensemble caters for flutes, clarinets and saxophones. Students may participate from the age of fourteen upwards, and rehearsals take place on Wednesday evenings.

Please note that participation in this ensemble costs €100 per year for all students. Please contact the Music Centre office for further details. 

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Recorder Ensemble

For the ever-popular recorder, we have the Newpark Recorder Consort. The Consort also takes part in all of our concerts, and has enjoyed success in various countrywide competitions.

Please note that participation in this ensemble costs €100 per year for all students. Please contact the Music Centre office for further details. 

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