On-song Ballyclare choir makes regional final of RTE competition

Ballyclare High School's Chamber Choir. INNT 43-501CON
Ballyclare High School's Chamber Choir. INNT 43-501CON

THE Chamber Choir from Ballyclare High School has reached the Regional Final of the 2012 All Island School Choir Competition.

This is the fourth televised series of the competition, which is organised by Co-operation Ireland and RTÉ to bring young people together throughout the island and encourage the tradition of choral music in post-primary schools.

This is first year that Ballyclare High have entered the competition and were delighted to be selected as one of the five best choirs to represent the northern region and compete in the Regional Final in the Braid Arts Centre, Ballymena.

The competition will be broadcast on RTÉ 1 on Sunday, November 4 at 3.30pm and viewers can also catch an extended version of the programme on the RTÉ player following transmission.

The five shortlisted choirs will also be featured on RTÉ radio station Lyric FM at 12.15pm each weekday during the week commencing November 5.