41st Annual Summer School for those involved in Church Music Ministry will be held from Monday 5th – Friday 9th July 2010 at St. Patrick’s College Maynooth

This year’s theme is ‘Lord Jesus Christ, Gather Us Together’ and expresses something of the journey ahead as Ireland prepares to host the International Eucharistic Congress in 2012.

Click here to download – Church Music Summer School Booking Form


Guest Director of the Summer School for 2010 will be Christopher Walker, a role which he has taken on many occasions over the past 30 years. He is an internationally known lecturer, composer and conductor whose works encompass children’s music for liturgy and catechism plus a wealth of material for all liturgical celebrations. Presently he lives in Los Angeles, where he is combining the roles of music lecturer at Mount St. Mary’s College and serving as director of music and worship at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. He is also a member of the North American Forum on the Catechumenate. He travels frequently, giving workshops and lectures on liturgy, music and children’s worship.


  • Parish Repertoire – Christopher Walker
  • Contemporary/Gospel: Tom Kendzia
  • Schools: Ian Callanan
  • Choral Direction: Dominic Finn
  • Special Choir: Colin Mawby
  • Organ: Regina Deacy, David Connolly and Eoin Tierney
  • Cantor Training: Sarah Waldron
  • Chant: Giovanna Feeley
  • Composition: Colin Mawby

The Schola Gregoriana Maynooth, conducted by Miss Hannah Evans and the Summer School Organ Tutors will present an Evening Concert on Wednesday July 7th in the College Chapel

Booking & Accommodation Information

Tom�s Kenny is the registrar for the ICMA Summer School. Any enquiries, please contact him on

Telephone: (01) 7083478

Mobile: (086) 2366521

Email:  tomaskenny1@eircom.net

Website: www.irishchurchmusicassociation.com