Musical Choirs and Concerts

  • Kilkenny Academy of Music

    Tuition available for adults and children, beginners to advanced, in singing, piano, keyboard, violin, cello, guitar and viola. Group classes in Junior Cert and Leaving Cert Music available.  Occasional master classes from professional musicians. Professionally qualified teachers.

  • Kilkenny Choir

    The Choir puts on two concerts a year and occasional concerts abroad, performing full works with orchestra and soloists, ranging from Monteverdi to Britten.

    New members welcome. Anyone interested in singing can join (sight reading not essential).

    Meet Wednesdays, 8pm to 10pm, September to May.

  • Music in Kilkenny

    Presents approx twenty concerts a year. Mainly classical music, with performers of the highest national and international standard. Various venues around Kilkenny City and County. Supported by the Arts Council of Ireland, the OPW and Kilkenny County Council.

  • Soulful Spirit Choir

    Established in 2011, Soulful Spirit Choir is a thriving choir with a passion for singing and music.  Our repertoire varies across different types and genres of music. New members are greeted with a warm welcome and are well supported when becoming familiar with the choir material.  Rehearsals every Tuesday 8pm to 9.30pm.

  • The Unity Singers

    Established in 1967, the Unity Singers are a four-part mixed choir who give regular performances around the County, an annual concert and an annual Carol Service.

    New members of all ages welcome.

    Practice on Thursdays, 7.45pm, September to May.


  • Thukolo Gospel and Spiritual Choir

    Thukolo Gospel and Spiritual Choir perform gospel, soul and spiritual music for every occasion that never fails to move audiences.

    Thukolo’s primary aim is fundraising for designated local charities.

    Thukolo is available for weddings, corporate functions, charity events/fundraisers.

    They perform in nursing homes/hospitals and occasionally for funerals.

    Meet Tuesday night September to June for rehearsals, 8pm. New members welcome- singers and musicians

    Generally perform on first Sunday of the month in St John’s Church, 7.30pm Mass.