PROVIDING MUSIC AND ARTS EDUCATION FOR
OVER 35,000 CHILDREN
The CBOI also plays a vital role in enhancing Music and Arts Education in Ireland, Northern Ireland the UK and internationally through our Peace Proms programme.
Over 35,000 Primary School children from different social, economic, cultural, religious and political backgrounds actively participate in Peace Proms each year. Peace Proms engages children in music and enriches their lives through exceptional musical experiences and performances.
Peace Proms makes the Arts more accessible to young people, their schools, families and the wider community. Peace Proms celebrates culture and diversity and promotes peace, unity and tolerance through music.
PEACE PROMS IS A FREE MUSIC EDUCATION RESOURCE
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, is very rewarding to teach, and the end performance is an inspirational and thrilling experience for choirs, teachers, parents and audiences alike! 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:
- Sing with a choir of up to 3,000 children
- Perform with a full symphony youth orchestra
- Work with one of the UK’s leading professional conductors – Greg Beardsell
- Perform at top venues
- Develop vocal technique, presentation and performance
- Experience a variety of musical styles and genres
Peace Proms Involves:
IN SCHOOL LEARNING: With their teachers, children learn up to 8 songs or medleys in different genres. Schools are provided with a downloadable choir pack, and rehearsal tracks.
REGIONAL WORKSHOPS: Each school usually participates in ONE workshop which takes place during school term and is given by renowned conductor Greg Beardsell.
PEACE PROMS CONCERT: All schools perform with the Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland and a host of top soloists in ONE concert.