2016

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01Bbc Radio Ulster School Choir Of The Year20160221

In the first of six heats, John Toal introduces 11 choirs as they perform at the Theatre At The Mill, Newtownabbey, competing to win a place in the live final at the Ulster Hall, Belfast.

Junior Section:

Fairview Primary School, Ballyclare – One Moment in Time

St Brigid’s Primary School, Ballymena – Castle On A Cloud

Holy Family Primary School, Belfast – The Good Years

Ballykeel Primary School, Ballymena – Tomorrow

John Paul II Primary School, Belfast – Sing

Our Lady’s Girl’s Primary School – For The Beauty of the Earth

Senior Section:

Belfast Royal Academy – Double Double Toil and Trouble

Belfast High School – The Lord’s Prayer

Bloomfield Collegiate, Belfast – Little Lamb

Ballyclare High School – Sure On This Shining Light

St Columbanus College, Bangor – Song of Peace

02Bbc Radio Ulster School Choir Of The Year20160228

In the second of six heats, Kerry McLean introduces eleven choirs as they perform at The Guildhall in Londonderry, competing to win a place in the live final.

Junior Section

Ebrington Primary School, Derry

Macosquin Primary School, Derry

Lisnagelvin Primary School, Derry

Bellaghy Primary School

Limavady Central Primary School

Longtower Primary School, Derry

Senior Section

Thornhill College, Derry

Dalriada School, Ballymoney

Coleraine Grammar School

St Mary’s College, Derry

Wallace High School, Lisburn

03BBC Radio Ulster School Choir of the Year20160306

03BBC Radio Ulster School Choir of the Year20160306

In the third of six heats, John Toal introduces 11 choirs as they perform at the Share Discovery Village in Lisnaskea, competing to win a place in the live final.

03BBC Radio Ulster School Choir of the Year20160306

In the third of six heats, John Toal introduces 11 choirs as they perform at the Share Discovery Village in Lisnaskea, competing to win a place in the live final.

04BBC Radio Ulster School Choir of the Year20160313

04BBC Radio Ulster School Choir of the Year20160313

In the fourth of six heats, Kerry McLean introduces choirs as they perform at the Strule Arts Centre in Belfast, competing to win a place in the live final.

04Bbc Radio Ulster School Choir Of The Year20160313

In the fourth of six heats, Kerry McLean introduces 11 choirs as they perform at the Strule Arts Centre in Belfast, competing to win a place in the live final.

05Bbc Radio Ulster School Choir Of The Year20160320

In the fifth of six heats, John Toal introduces 11 choirs as they perform at the the Ulster Transport Museum, competing to win a place in the live final.

06Bbc Radio Ulster School Choir Of The Year20160327

In the last of six heats, Kerry McLean introduces 11 choirs as they perform at the Craigavon Civic Centre, competing to win a place in the live final.

Junior Choirs

Markethill Primary School, Armagh

Ballycarrickmaddy Primary School, Lisburn

St. Michael’s Primary School, Belfast

Tandragee Primary School

Harding Memorial School

St. Francis Primary School, Lurgan

Senior Choirs

Friends' School, Lisburn

St. Catherine’s College, Armagh

St. Mary’s High School, Downpatrick

Priory Integrated College, Holywood

Banbridge Academy

07BBC Radio Ulster School Choir of the Year20160403

In this the first of two semi-finals, junior school choirs from across Northern Ireland showcase their talents as they compete to win a place in the live final at the Ulster Hall in Belfast on the 17th of April.

Kerry McLean introduces six of the best junior choirs as they perform at the Island Arts Centre in Lisburn, whilst judges Richard Yarr, Rebekah Coffey and Ciaran Scullion have the difficult task of choosing which three choirs will go forward to the final.

Fairview Primary School, Ballyclare

Ebrington Primary School, Londonderry

Holy Family Primary School, Omagh

St Catherine’s Primary School, Strabane

St Patrick’s Primary School, Drumgreenagh

Ballycarrickmaddy Primary School, Lisburn

Who will be BBC Radio Ulster's Junior Choir of the Year?

07BBC Radio Ulster School Choir of the Year20160403

08Bbc Radio Ulster School Choir Of The Year20160410

In this the second of two semi-finals, senior school choirs from across Northern Ireland showcase their talents as they compete to win a place in the live final at the Ulster Hall in Belfast on the 17th of April.

John Toal introduces six of the best senior choirs as they perform at the Island Arts Centre in Lisburn, whilst judges Richard Yarr, Rebekah Coffey and Ciaran Scullion have the difficult task of choosing which three choirs go forward to the final.

Bloomfield Collegiate, Belfast

Dalriada School, Ballymoney

Newbridge Integrated College, Banbridge

St Mary’s Grammar, Magherafelt

Carrickfergus Grammar

Friends’ School, Lisburn

Who will be BBC Radio Ulster's Junior and Senior School Choir of the Year?

09BBC Radio Ulster School Choir of the Year20160417

Excited school choirs from across Northern Ireland showcase their talents as they compete to win in the live final.

Presenters John Toal and Kerry McLean introduce the six finalists as they perform at the Ulster Hall in Belfast. Four judges, including special guest judge vocal coach and television presenter Carrie Grant, have the difficult task of choosing which choirs win the junior and senior titles of Radio Ulster School Choir of the Year.

Junior Choirs:

Holy Family Primary School, Omagh

Ebrington Primary School, Derry

St Patrick’s Primary School, Drumgreenagh

Senior Choirs:

New-Bridge Integrated College, Banbridge

Carrickfergus Grammar School

Dalriada School, Ballymoney

09BBC Radio Ulster School Choir of the Year20160417