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Refresher Course: 6th October 6pm-8pm
Round 1 Cluster Rehearsal: Mid-November 2022
Round 2 Cluster Rehearsal: February 2023
Round 3 Cluster Rehearsal: End of March 2023
NCH Concerts: 27th, 28th, 29th May 2023 7:30pm
NCH Tickets on sale Monday 15th May 2023
2023 National Children's Choir Regional Concerts
(Dates are Provisional and Subject to Change)
NCH CONCERT INFORMATION SHEET 2023
Pre-NCH Rehearsal: Arrive at school between 9:30-9:45. Rehearsal starts at 10am sharp. Finishes at 1:30pm.
Arrive at stage door of National Concert Hall at 9.30am, wearing top/t-shirt as listed below.
Soprano 1 - RED
Soprano 2- WHITE
Alto - GREEN
Top may be plain or with logos; any top or football jersey is fine, so long as it is predominantly the specified colour.
Stage number (which will issue in the coming weeks) should be clearly written on the child's wrist.
Please bring nut free lunch and water.
Rehearsal ends at 1.30 and children may be collected by parents/guardians at the stage door. Parents/Teachers (unless stewarding) are not permitted backstage in the NCH.
UNIFORM FOR PERFORMANCE
Please wear school uniform without jumper/pullover for the concert. If school has no uniform, please wear a plain white shirt/t-shirt with sleeves and collar. Jeans/shorts may NOT be worn. Hair accessories should be discreet.
Children with anapens/inhalers should carry them with them at all times while in the NCH. The Red Cross will be on duty backstage during performances.
Children should arrive for concert at stage door at 6.30pm and proceed directly to designated backstage area . Parents/Teachers are not permitted backstage at the NCH. Please do not bring coats, pullovers, food, drink or mobile phones as children will not be returning to backstage area after concert. Concert begins at 7.30pm.
COLLECTION AFTER CONCERT
At the end of the concert children will be escorted by stewards to designated meeting areas which will be announced from the stage.
Tickets will go sale from the NCH Box Office on Monday 15th May at 10am on (01) 417 0000 or www.nch.ie. Schools have no part in the sale of tickets for the NCH. Closer to the concert, there will be a number tickets for sale at the box office on the evening of the Concert, even though concerts are marked as SOLD OUT on the NCH website. We have never had a situation where every seat was filled, so if you do not manage to secure a ticket, please come along on the night, we will do our best to make sure that you get to see your child.