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Barrett St, Ballina, Co. Mayo

T: 096 73593



Young-Choon Park

The South Korean born pianist Young-Choon Park returns to Ballina Arts Centre on  Thursday 19th February, 8pm

following her memorable concert in 2011.  Young-Choon began the study of the piano at the age of four and gave her first full recital when she was seven. She played the Beethoven Piano Concerto No.1 with the Seoul Symphony Orchestra at the age of nine.  The child prodigy studied at the Juilliard School in New York and later gained the highest masters degree at the Hochschule in Munich. 

She has toured extensively, giving over 50 concerts each year in Europe, Scandinavia, South Africa and the United States.  She makes many return visits to major concert venues including the Birmingham Symphony Hall, St. David’s Hall in Cardiff, Belfast Waterfront Hall, Alice Tully Hall and Lincoln Centre in New York, de Doelen in Rotterdam, Frits Philips Saal in Eindhoven, Athenaeum Hall in Bucharest, Tivoli Koncertsalen in Copenhagen, Gasteig in Munich, Musikverein in Vienna and the Troldhaugen in Bergen.

Tickets: €18 / €16. Booking advised.



Cór Mhaigh Eo

Interested in choral singing?

Want to join an award winning choir?

We are looking for all parts but especially Tenors and Basses.

Phone 087 6877489 to arrange audition

Rehearsals are in GMIT Castlebar, Thursday nights 7:45pm-9:45pm.


Moy Singers Choir

Moy Singers Choir  meet Wednesday nights in St. Mary's Secondary School, Convent Hill, Ballina Co. Mayo from 8 to10 pm under the Directorship of Catherine Egan.  The choir hosts members from a wide hinterland and as always welcome new members.  Anybody interested should contact musical Director Catherine on 0862242516


Ev'ry Voice

Based in Ballina, rehearsals Mondays 8 to 10pm in Twin Trees Hotel, Ballina (formerly Downhill Hotel),

This choir is a 4 part community choir, open to men and women who likes to sing and are over 18 years of age.

Vocalessence - Ladies choir, based in Castlebar

Rehearsals weekly in Castlebar Parish Centre 8.30 pm to 10.30 pm. A knowledge of reading music would be desirable, but not essential. Contact 086 7931112 if interested in becoming a member.


Westport Choral Society

A mixed choir, rehearsals in Hotel Westport Wednesdays at 8pm.


Castlebar Gospel Choir

Rehearsals in Castlebar Parish Centre Tuesdays 8pm.  Anyone wishing to join must contact director, Kathy Fahey, 086 7931112




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