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Choir practice every Wednesday at lunchtime

September 23, 2013

Mr. Missanelli is holding Choir practice every Wednesday at lunchtime in the Music Room. All are welcome.

Categories: Subject Blogs Music
Tags: Choir 2013-2014

2nd Year student in Dublin Youth Orchestra

September 23, 2013

I am in the Dublin Youth Orchestra. I play the trombone and I enjoy it very much. We meet on the first Sunday of every month and we play loads of really fun music like 'Batman the Dark Knight Rises, Last Friday Night and a lot of Michael Jackson songs. It is really fun and I made lots of new friends. If you play an instrumTromboneent I would highly recommend auditioning.

Derinn MacMahon (2nd Year)

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Tags: Dublin Youth Orchestra 2013-2014

Blood Brothers
Blood Brothers
Photo: Ms. O'Kelly

Blood Brothers - a review

May 2, 2013

The TY musical opening night was 25th April. Congratulations are in order for all the cast of Blood Brothers. The evening was a huge success. The students involved were the most professional, co-operative group ready to work after school to rehearse - even over their holidays the whole class attended a rehearsal for the day. Now, that is commitment!

The positive reaction from the audience really encouraged students on the night to perform their best. Backstage, the props team were hard at work, while the actors exercised calm in preparation for their next moment on stage. The sets themselves were beautiful.

Thank you to all students on the night who volunteered their time: for lights and sound; to the cast involved in producing the programme, organising sponsors, and selling tickets; to the 5th Year Music students who accompanied myself and the cast on the night, and whom also performed on stage. Thanks also to the Mr. Murphy and the National School pupils who watched the morning performance.

The lead and support roles were outstanding. Certainly a red-letter day, with lots of memories for both myself and the students.
Ms. Conlon
Producer and Musical Director

Categories: Transition Year Music
Tags: Blood Brothers 2012-2013

TY students put on a superb performance of “Blood Brothers”

April 30, 2013

On Thursday, 25th April, the TY students, under the musical direction of Ms. Conlon, performed "Blood Brothers" by Willy Russell. Their performance was so good that they got a standing ovation from a packed house. Watch the closing scene on the Stratford College YouTube channel. To see lots of photos of the musical go to the 2012-2013 Gallery. Well done to all the students involved and thanks to Ms. Conlon, Ms. Mahon and Brendan, and all the staff for ensuring a superb evening for everyone. Enjoy!

Categories: Transition Year English/Drama Music

“Blood Brothers” performance by TY students on Thursday, 25th April

April 19, 2013

The TY students are performing Willy Russell's "Blood Brothers" in the school hall on Thursday, 25th May at 7pm. Tickets are on sale now for €6. Students, parents and teachers are all welcome! Thanks to Ms. Conlon for all her hard work in directing this show.

Categories: Transition Year English/Drama Music
Tags: Blood Brothers Willy Russell 2012-2013

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