Inter- Community School Choir Gala Competition (FISCA) Belfast City Hall, December 6th 2018.
The Annual Inter- Community School Choir Gala Competition (FISCA) brought together over 200 young people from primary and post primary schools mainly from North Belfast. Noel Thompson, BBC was Master of Ceremonies and Megan Mooney Artistic Director. Adjudicators were Richard Yarr, Blanaid Murphy and Keith Acheson. The evening was rounded off with the Flax Vocal Ensemble performing ‘I wish you a merry Christmas’ – J Rutter.
Winners of the George Mitchell Award for Most Captivating Performance – Boys Model & Mercy College
Winners of the George Quigley Award for Most Accomplished Senior Choir – Dominican College, Fortwilliam & Ashfield Girl’s School.
Holy Cross Girls and Wheatfield Primary School winners of the Tom Foley Cup for Most Promising Junior Choir
The George Mitchell Award for Most Captivating Performance and £3000 Bursary was won by Mercy College and Boys Model School, performing ‘A Million Dreams’ – Arr. M Huff and ‘The Gospel Train’ – Arr. A L’Estrange
The Tom Foley Award for the Most Promising Junior Choir was won by Holy Cross Girls and Wheatfield Primary School, performing ‘Mary Did You Know?’- M Lowry & B Greene and ‘I Just Can’t Wait To Be King’ – E John
The George Quigley Award for Most Accomplished Senior Choir was won by Dominican College Fortwilliam and Ashfield Girls School, performing ‘May It Be’ – E Ni Bhraonian, N Ryan & R Ryan and ‘Lean On Me’ – W Tindley.