Thursday, 21st June 2018
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Waterford Healing Arts Trust has just announced the renewal by AIBArdkeen of its sponsorship of the Healing Sounds in the Foyer music programme at University Hospital Waterford. Healing Sounds in the Foyer is a programme of monthly live music performances which aims to promote the positive relationship between music, health and wellbeing and to reduce stress and anxiety for patients, visitors and staff. The 2018 programme will begin with a special lunchtime performance by soprano Donna Roche on Monday 15 January at 1.30pm.

Soprano Donna Roche’s musical journey began in Waterford and she is certainly no stranger to home Irish audiences. Donna began her training at WIT and went on to study with Dr. Veronica Dunne at the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin. She has just completed a BA in Music from WIT and is now studying for a Professional Masters in Education in Music at University of Limerick. She recently returned from a successful US tour of a new Irish musical called "Find Your Way Home." Donna lifted the roof of the Theatre Royal at "A Night for Billy" with a poignant rendition of "Climb Every Mountain" in memory of the legendary broadcaster and has appeared in sold out Cork Opera House productions of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s "The Sound of Music" and "Hey! Mr. Director." She also appeared in "The Promise" at the Helix Theatre in Dublin and at the 3Arena for Canadian tenor Josh Groban’s "All that Echoes" tour.

Further details from or 051 842664.


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