Grammar’s tribute to ‘fallen’ during Paris trip

Members of Carrickfergus Grammar School Music Society perform inside Notre Dame cathedral.  INCT 09-723-CON
Members of Carrickfergus Grammar School Music Society perform inside Notre Dame cathedral. INCT 09-723-CON

Members of Carrickfergus Grammar School’s Music Society have paid joint tribute to the war dead and the victims of the Paris attacks during their visit to the city.

The group departed for the French capital yesterday, with an itinerary including recitals in Notre Dame cathedral and La Madeleine church.

Carrickfergus Grammar School Music Society pictured outside Notre Dame.  INCT 09-723-CON

Carrickfergus Grammar School Music Society pictured outside Notre Dame. INCT 09-723-CON

“We travel to the Somme on Saturday and will be singing in the American Cathedral on Sunday morning,” said Edward Craig, head of the school’s music department.

“We sang a short anthem I composed and dedicated to the memory of the fallen, both in Paris attacks and The Somme, which seemed appropriate.”