Peace Proms is a Free resource and choral education project for Primary Schools. The musical programme is tailor made to ensure it is fun and engaging for children, fulfils important educational requirements, is very rewarding to teach, and the end performance is an inspirational and thrilling experience for choirs, teachers, parents and audiences alike! Peace Proms engages children and young people in music and enriches their lives through exceptional musical experiences and performances. Peace Proms celebrates culture and diversity and promotes peace, unity and tolerance through music.
Peace Proms is for everyone.
Whether your choir is established or just starting out, Peace Proms gives your choir the once in a lifetime opportunity to
a) Sing with a choir of up to 3,000 children
b) Perform with a full symphony youth orchestra
c) Work with one of the UK’s leading professional conductors – Greg Beardsell
d) Perform at top venues e.g. the RDS Dublin, SETU Sports Arena Waterford, the SSE Arena Belfast and UL Sports Arena Limerick.
e) Develop vocal technique, presentation and performancef) Experience a variety of musical styles and genres
Peace Proms Involves:
1) IN SCHOOL LEARNING: With their teachers, children learn up to 8 songs or medleys in different genres. Schools are provided with a downloadable choir packs, and rehearsal tracks.
2) REGIONAL WORKSHOPS: Each school participates in ONE regional workshop which will take place in November during school hours and is given by renowned conductor Greg Beardsell.
3) PEACE PROMS CONCERT: All schools perform with the Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland and a host of top soloists in ONE concert which will take place in Spring 2023
Peace Proms Important Notesa) Only schools which complete the ‘Registration of Interest’ will be eligible to participate in the programmeb) Completing the ‘Registration of Interest’ does not guarantee your school a place in the programmec) The number of children registered is the Maximum you will be allowed in your choir d) All schools must participate in ONE Choral Workshop held in November 2022 and One Concert in 2023 (Schedule Below).
ROUND 1 offers will be made to successful schools in September. All other schools will be placed on a reserve list and will be notified to that effect. In order to secure a place, ROUND 1 Schools must complete their application through the Peace Proms Database by 29th September.
ROUND 2 offers will be made by 6th October.
PEACE PROMS IS RECOMMENDED FOR:
a) Republic of Ireland Schools – 3rd Class & upward
b) Northern Ireland Schools – P4 & upwards.
Register your interest HERE