Irish Youth Dance Festival
The SuperTones were invited to partake in the Irish Youth Dance Festival, performing in both The People's Park and the Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire. Given the time of year, not many of the children were available but those who were sang beautifully, while the dancers danced. It was also an opportunity for them to meet their new music director, David Brophy.
Mt Anville Choral Society Celebration of Irish Music
The SuperTones made their debut performance at the National Concert Hall, Dublin, on June 16th as part of Mt Anville Choral Society's Celebration of Irish Music concert. The SuperTones joined forces with the Mt Anville adult choir and children's choir Krescendo Kids, as well as the Humanitarian Symphony Orchestra, all under the baton of Music Director Karen Ni Bhroin. With a programme of all-Irish music, the children performed with style, grace and wonderful musicality and it was a fantastic way to end Karen's tenure as Music Director of The SuperTones. She will be missed!
Rehearsals for the NCH
ESB Feis Ceoil
This was The SuperTones second outing to the Feis Ceoil, participating in the U-13s Junior Choir competition. The jury awarded them a fantastic 85 points for their performance and they were awarded second place in their category. A fantastic achievement for the children and Music Director Karen Ni Bhroin!
Christmas Concert with the St Mary's Brass and Reed Band, Maynooth
The SuperTones made their first performance with St Mary's Brass and Reed Band Maynooth in a great Christmas concert on 13th December in the Glenroyal Hotel and Leisure Centre, Maynooth. The band also directed by SuperTones' Music Director Karen Ni Bhroin, so it was a great opportunity for the children to sing with a brass band.
Light Up LauraLynn
This is always a very special occasion for The SuperTones as they bring lots of festive musical cheer to the children and staff at the LauraLynn Children's Hospice in Foxrock, Co Dublin. The annual Light Up LauraLynn is a favourite annual event in the area and The SuperTones are delighted to be part of it for the second year running.
ESB Feis Ceoil
This was The SuperTones first year entering the Feoi Ceoil and what a fantastic experience it was for the choir. They came joint third in their category. Have a listen to their entry in this video>>>
Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival
Back by popular demand, the "Dahl-Factor" event has become an annual favourite in the children's programme of the Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival, traditionally held every September in Dun Laoghaire. The SuperTones were once again star performers at this year's event, with their enthusiastic and stylish performances of such Roald Dahl-inspired favourites as The Oompa-Loompa Song, Wonka's Welcome Song and many more.
Concert with the Irish Midlands Youth Orchestra,
13 April 2014, Moate
The SuperTones made their debut performance with the Irish Midlands Youth Orchestra in Moate, Co. Westmeath in a stunning performance that included songs from The Sound of Music, Les Miserables and Matilda but also an impressive song purely sung in solfa and another which included actions in sign language. The children sang beautifully and of course were very excited by the road trip to Moate and back! Well done to Karen Ni Bhroin, The SuperTones conductor, and all the children.
RTEJnr Elev8 Christmas Special,
21 December 2013
The SuperTones made their first television appearance on RTE Jnr's Elev8 Christmas special, singing the festive When Santa Got Stuck up The Chimney in a very festive studio bedecked with a sparking Christmas tree, fairy lights and plenty of Christmas cheer. It was a great experience for the young singers and an exciting way to top off their year. They can be viewed at 19mins36secs into the show via this facebook link
The Nutcracker, The Gaiety Theatre, November 2013
Another exciting venture for The SuperTones, this time in collaboration with Ballet Ireland and the RTE Concert Orchestra in their production of The Nutcracker at The Gaiety Theatre. The SuperTones are singing the Waltz of the Snowflakes for four evening performances and one matinee.
Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival
The SuperTones were delighted to be invited by the organisers of the Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival to participate in two events in the family programme: the Picture Book Picnic in the People's Park and at The Dahl Effect event in the town hall where The SuperTones sang a number of Roald Dahl inspired songs from Charlie and The Chocolate Factory, Matilda among others.
The SuperTones & Emmet Cahill,
The Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire
26 May 2013
This was The SuperTones first real step onto a professional stage! And what a show it was. Performing together with Emmet Cahill of Celtic Thunder fame, The SuperTones gave a stellar performance of music from well known movies and musicals to a full house! Under the expert direction of conductor Karen Ni Bhroin, the children and Emmet were accompanied on piano by David Brophy and on bass by Joe Csibi, with Guy Rickarby on drums.
Carol Singing, Dun Laoghaire Shopping Centre, December 2012
The choir got to repeat their performance from the Messiah for All and add in some seasonal favourites, in another Laura Lynn fundraiser in Dun Laoghaire Shopping Centre. They raised a total of €420 for the charity.
Messiah for All, Monkstown Parish Church, December 2012
The SuperTones performance at the annual Dun Laoghaire Choral Society Messiah for All included When Santa Got Stuck up the Chimney, the Ukrainian Carol, Carol of the Bells, Silent Night, Night of Silence and I'm a Little Christmas Cracker.
Sing for Our Summer, June 2012
A summer concert in aid of Laura Lynn, The SuperTones sang a wide repertoire of songs from Karl Kenkins' Adiemus to Adele's Someone Like You, traditional Irish songs and some songs from well known musicals such as The Wizard of Oz and Les Miserables.
DLR County Council Arts Policy Launch, February 2012
The choir was invited to perform at the launch of the DLRCoCo Arts policy launch at the Town Hall in Dun Laoghaire, in the presence of An Cathaoirleach John Bailey
Messiah for All, Monkstown, December 2011
The SuperTones first ever performance, in collaboration with the Dun Laoghaire Choral Society's annual Messiah for All concert. The SuperTones sang pieces such as The Calypso Carol and the Cowboy Carol. and were accompanied by DLCS in a touching rendition of Away in a Manger.