James Murphy - Career Update
James Murphy is the current organist and Church Music Outreach programme coordinator at the National Seminary of St.
Donal McCann - Career Update
Donal is 18 years old and has just completed his final year of studies at Eton College.
Bartosz Rafal Thiede - Career Update
Bartosz Rafal Thiede or Bart, as he is known by most, was born in Poland but moved early in his life, with his family, to Northern Ireland.
Matthew Breen – My Newry Musical Feis Experience
My name is Matthew Breen, and I was a prizewinner at the 2014 Newry Musical Feis.
Newry Musical Feis
Newry Musical Feis is a festival of Music, Dance and Speech, which takes place annually in Newry Town Hall and the Sean Hollywood Arts Centre. There are seven Sections scheduled within the period February to May. Professional adjudicators provide feedback of the highest standard to performers of all ages in Ballet & Theatre Dance, Irish Dance (Confined), Irish Dance (Open), Irish Traditional Music, Music, Speech & Drama (Open) and Speech & Drama (Schools).
Certificates, medals and trophies are awarded for exceptional performances. A number of Bursaries is offered each year. Specialist workshops and masterclasses are organised annually with content designed to address areas for development as identified by our adjudicators. The Feis is grant-aided by Newry Mourne and Down District Council, receives its main sponsorship from Newry Credit Union and is an affiliated member of the British and International Federation of Festivals.
Please contact us if you require additional information or guidance.