About Dept





Head of Music – Mrs B. O’Somachain


Teacher of Music – Ms E. Barr

WELB Peripatetic Tutors



Mr J Bergin (Violin & Viola)

Mr B Bergin (Violin & Viola)

Mrs N Simpson (Cello)

Mr M McGinty (D Bass) 



Ms A Bergin

Mr P Cutliffe



Mr R Goodman



Mr R McKee

Private Tutors


Mr K Daniels – Djing

Mr I. Mills – Voice and piano

Ms L Duncan – Piano

Ms A Roche – PianoExtra Curricular Activities

The Music Department places great emphasis on the importance of extra curricular music activities and hence pupils are given many opportunities to join a wealth of performance groups/clubs to enhance their enjoyment of the subject. These include:


  • Junior Band
  • Junior Jazz Band
  • Junior Strings
  • Junior Choir
  • Junior African Drumming Group
  • Junior Woodwind Ensemble


  • Jazz Band
  • Senior Strings
  • Senior Orchestra
  • Senior Choir
  • Senior Brass Ensemble

Each of the above groups attends weekly rehearsals.

Pupils are given many opportunities to perform in school and in the community as follows:

  • Carol Service (ChristChurch)
  •  Spring Concert (ChristChurch),
  • School Musical
  •  Stars in their Eyes
  • Christmas performances (Foyleside, Richmond Centre, Altnagelvin, Local Nursing Homes

Various other local performances – Rugby Club, Jazz Festival, Millennium Forum, WELB Mayfest, Culture Night.

Performances for 12-13


 Carols by Candlelight will be held in ChristChurchat 7.30pmon Tuesday December 11th 2012.


Spring Concert will be held in ChristChurchon Thursday March 21st 2013.