The annual Inter-Community School Choir Gala Competition (FISCA) Belfast City Hall, December 5th 2019 brought together over 200 young people from primary and post-primary schools mainly from North Belfast – 9 choirs integrated from 18 schools. Claire McCollum was Master of Ceremonies, with Megan Mooney, Artistic Director and Bethany Simpson, Event Manager & Co-ordinator. Adjudicators were Richard Yarr, Peter Corry and Anne McCambridge.
Boys Model & Mercy College, Winners of the George Mitchell Cup for Most Captivating Performance
St Vincent de Paul & Forge Primary, Winners of the Tom Foley Cup for Most Promising Junior Choir
Girls Model & St Dominic’s Grammar School for girls, Winners of the George Quigley Cup for Most Accomplished Senior Choir
Lady Quigley, Lady Empy, Sr Mary Turley, Claire McCollum, Peter Corry, Richard Yarr, Ann McCambridge with Music Department representatives from Boys Model, Mercy College, St Vincent de Paul, Forge Primary, Girls Model & St Dominic’s Grammar School
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Sr Mary Turley pbvm (Chair), Gavin Boyd, John Carson CBE, Briege Dobbin, Lady Empy MBE, Fr Myles Kavanagh C.P., Paul McBride, James McGinn, Dr Peter Smyth