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Catholic choirs honour departed composers

By Mathias Mazinga

Added 23rd May 2017 03:05 PM

It attracted choirs from Catholic Churches like Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Kansanga, Bukalagi Catholic Church, Nabbingo Catholic Church and St Joseph's catholic Church, Nsambya.

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The choir of Kansanga Catholic Church in action. Photos by Mathias Mazinga

It attracted choirs from Catholic Churches like Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Kansanga, Bukalagi Catholic Church, Nabbingo Catholic Church and St Joseph's catholic Church, Nsambya.

A musical concert in honour of departed Catholic music composers was on Sunday held at Pope Paul Memorial Hotel, Rubaga.

  choir from t gnes ibuye akindye atholic hurch in action A choir from St Agnes Kibuye Makindye Catholic Church in action

 
It attracted choirs from Catholic Churches like Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Kansanga, Bukalagi Catholic Church, Nabbingo Catholic Church and St Joseph's catholic Church, Nsambya. Others were St Mary's Technical Institute, Kyamuhunga, Bukalagi Catholic Church, Nkokonjeru Catholic Church and St. Agnes Kibuye Makindye Catholic Church.

 eddy ampeera left and ustine asule who sang in t eters asilica ome in 1964 also crooned a song Teddy Nampeera left and Justine Kasule who sang in St Peter's Basilica Rome in 1964 also crooned a song.

 
The choirs performed songs of departed Catholic musicians s like Joseph Kyagambiddwa, Benedict Mubangizi, Msgr Bonevenure Kasaija, Aliphonse Ssebunnya , Ponsiano Kayongo Bivamuye, Fr Vincent Bakkabulindi and Andrew Ddumba. The choirs also sang melodies of the White Fathers and the Mill Hill Fathers.

  family choir performs a song by the late liphonse sebunnya A family choir performs a song by the late Aliphonse Ssebunnya.

 
The Vicar-general of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kampala, Msgr Charles Kasibante commended the choirs for reviving the native sacred melodies.

Justine Nabbaale, the organizer, said the concert would be an annual event.

 he hoir from kokonjeru atholic parish in action The Choir from Nkokonjeru Catholic parish in action

 

 on arah konge receives a certificate for the choir of ansanga atholic parish from r elix umuhaise Hon Sarah Nkonge receives a certificate for the choir of Kansanga Catholic parish from Fr. Felix Tumuhaise.

 

 ustine abbale the organiser of the event receives a present from r elix umuhaise Justine Nabbale, the organiser of the event receives a present from Fr. Felix Tumuhaise.

  

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