About the Choir

The Sanctuary Singers is an open access choir dedicated to singing sacred music. It’s a bit like a church or cathedral choir, but not connected to any particular church. The choir will sing a wide range of sacred music – Bach, Mozart, Faure, Tallis etc, plus modern choral music eg Haugen, Chilcott and Rutter.

About the Director


Loreto McAuley is a freelance Musical Director, pianist and organist from Belfast.  She has worked as a choral director for many years, including at Cathedral level. Loreto is currently the conductor of two orchestras and four choirs. She is the organist at Queen’s University Belfast, and also works as a composer and arranger.

About the Accompanist

Thomas Brown works as a peripatetic piano teacher, film score ghost-writer, multi-instrumentalist, arranger and Musical Director. 
He plays piano and organ, regularly performs as a singer, and is the Director of several choirs.