Play & Sing

Play & Sing

Improve your performance of music during worship using the resources in this Play & Sing section of our web site.

Archbishop’s Certificate

All you need to know about the ACCM — Church Music Dublin’s three-year course (with an optional introductory Foundation Course) leading to the Archbishop of Dublin’s Certificate in Church Music. Closing date for the 2020-21 academic is 19 July 2020. Read More...

Foundation Course

Foundation Course in Church Music (1 year) is aimed at the musician who wishes to improve their skills but cannot commit to the three year ACCM course. Read More...

Hymn Playing Videos

These two videos are a guide to successfully leading congregational hymnody. Read More...

Introduction to Organ Registration

A series of short videos introducing the various stops on the organ, conveniently divided for ease of viewing. Read More...

Organ Registration Videos

These eight videos give guidance on organ registration. Two different organs are used and three pieces are discussed with regard to the range of stops available. Read More...

Registrations for Repertoire

In this video we talk about organ registrations for repertoire. Read More...

Simple Accompaniments

In 1985 the Joint Committee for Church Music in Ireland (1976–1990) published ’75 Well-known Hymn Tunes, arranged simply and set in lower keys’. Some are available here and more will follow. Please let us know if there is a tune that you would like included. Read More...

Choir Training

These five Choir Training Videos are presented by Mark Duley. Read More...

Anglican Chant

This series of videos explain the concepts behind Anglican Chant. The layout of the chant and how the words are matched with it are discussed by the Rev. Jack Kinkead. Read More...

Psalms Online

Quick and easy access to next Sunday’s psalm! The psalms Sunday by Sunday coupled with well-known Anglican chants, simple to print out. Also, some Canticles. Read More...

Plainsong

A selection of articles and video about plainsong. Read More...

The Crucifixion by John Stainer

Kevin O’Sullivan of Kilternan and the Lockdown Collaboration Choir with Big Red Box Media Ltd. have produced a full online performance of The Crucifixion. Read More...

Carols for Christmas

The carols and anthems created during the Christmas Carol Collaboration in the Diocese of Dublin and Glendalough are now available for use in all churches. Download them here, or play them directly from the web page. Read More...

St Patrick’s Breastplate

Tom Maxwell and his team have provided a recording of St Patrick’s Breastplate that you can use in your St Patrick’s Day services. Read More...