Choir Leader-Enniscorthy Gospel Choir
Anita Mahon Biography
Anita Mahon is a musician, vocal tutor and director. Anita's passion for music and in particular voice, is fired by the limitless potential for connectivity with the individual. Transferring this appreciation for uniqueness into group contexts is central to her purpose whereby concepts of inclusivity inspire a collective vision.
A Business Studies graduate at Dublin City University, Anita also studied Music Performance and Production in Galway Community College where she was awarded Music Student of the Year. Anita holds Performers Diplomas in Piano from Trinity College London and Popular Music Vocal Performance from London College of Music. She is a member of the National Voice Network UK and has completed Estill Voice Training Levels 1,2 and advanced with Anne Marie Speed and Associates London
Anita loves to tread the boards as a singer and an actress and was solo vocalist in Dunguaire Castle, Kinvara for 5 years. She is a member of the Swingettes, a vibrant female vocal trio whose members share an eclectic mix of musical interests and a love of groovy harmonies and finger clicking rhythms. Anita also performs as a soloist at weddings and various events and is a regular Cantor in St Aidan's Cathedral, Enniscorthy.
Anita has continued to develop her interest in voice through her extensive work as a vocal tutor to children and adults of all ages and across a wide spectrum of musical genres from classical to rock and everything in between. She was principal vocal tutor at Croagh School of Music, Limerick for eight years and is currently a Musical Educator with Music Generation Carlow and Music generation Wexford where she is part of different musical teams and deliver Vocal and Early Childhood music programs in the classrooms of a number of primary schools in Carlow and Wexford.
To Anita, choir is the ultimate team sport! She was assistant Director for Galway Choral Association and the founding Musical Director of Munster Rugby Supporters Club Choir and the Croagh School of Music Junior Singers. Through Munster she has enjoyed conducting at many national and international sporting fixtures, at the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics, on national radio and alongside the Celtic Tenors on the Late Late Show. On her return to Wexford in 2016 she commenced her role as Director of the Bridge Singers in Castlebridge, Wexford and is delighted to now lead Enniscorthy Gospel Choir.