|John Dooris: 2001 - 2004
Born, raised and still living in Larne, John Dooris is an experienced and active conductor, singer and choirmaster. As choirmaster in Ballynure he achieved great success in competition with the church choir. Before becoming the conductor of Harlandic he conducted Larne Male Voice Choir and the Glenlough Ladies Choir later founding the Larne Concert Choir in 1998. John has significant experience as a band conductor and trainer, winning contests in Northern Ireland and further afield in that genre. John served a term a Chairman of Harlandic and sang first tenor with the choir between 1997 and 2001. Possessing a fine clear high tenor voice John sings in a male quartet, plays in a dance band and is a popular church organist. He is President of the Larne Musical Festival Association and conducts the Young Farmers Choir.