Official opening of St Columb’s School of Music

Event Start Date:
February 8, 2020
Event End Date:
February 8, 2020
Event Venue:
St Columb's Cathedral, Londonderry

The Priests, Irish tenor and folk singer George Hutton, local concert pianist Ruth McGinley and jazz aficionados Scott Flanigan and Cathal Roche will be among the glittering line-up of talent performing at the official launch of St Columb’s School of Music in St Columb’s Cathedral, Londonderry on Saturday 8th February.

RTE television and radio personality, Bryan Dobson, will compere two separate events to mark the opening. The famous jazz duo of Scott Flanigan and Cathal Roche, will kick things off with a lunchtime concert at 1 o’clock, during which they will be joined by the excellent Foyle College Jazz Band. And later that evening, at 7.30pm, The Priests, Ruth McGinley and George Hutton will be joined at a gala concert by the Thornhill College Chamber Choir, winners of BBC Northern Ireland School Choir of the Year 2019.

All-day tickets, costing £20, will grant you entry to both concerts and to the School of Music itself. These can be obtained in person from the School of Music, or, alternatively, bought online by clicking on the following link:

In between the two musical events, it’ll be possible to have a tour of the new School of Music, between 3 and 5 o’clock, when new students can be registered.