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Monday 19 February 2018

Wexford Male Voice Choir under new baton

By David tucker

New Musical Director of Wexford Male Voice Choir Fearghal O'Connor accepts the baton from outgoing Musical Director Greg Currid.
New Musical Director of Wexford Male Voice Choir Fearghal O'Connor accepts the baton from outgoing Musical Director Greg Currid.

Wexford Male Voice Choir has appointed of Fearghal O'Connor as its new Musical Director. He will take up the post in January and will become only the fifth full-time conductor the choir have had in their 76-year history.

A native of Waterford, Mr O'Connor has conducted with the De La Salle College Senior Choir, the Lismore Choir & CIT Chamber Choir from Cork. He also founded the Youth Chorus of Waterford in 2014.

He takes over from Greg Currid who had been Musical Director with the Choir since 2007.

'We would like to take this opportunity to extend our best wishes to Fearghal as he takes up the role and we look forward to many years of successful singing under his baton. We would also like to extend our thanks to Greg for his hard work and dedicated service over the past nine years and we wish him every success in his future musical career,' said Terry Byrne, on behalf of the choir.

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