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23/03/2017

The youth orchestras of Laois and Donegal come together for ‘Orchestra Afternoon!

The youth orchestras of Laois and Donegal come together for ‘Orchestra Afternoon!

This Sunday, 26 March Music Generation Laois will travel to An Grianán Theatre, Letterkenny, to take part in ‘Orchestra Afternoon!’ – a major musical collaboration with Donegal Music Education Partnership (DMEP).

This special concert will feature the Laois School of Music Youth Orchestra performing a new work, ‘In My Back Garden’, composed and conducted by Elaine Agnew. There will be established classical and Irish favourites from guest singers at DMEP as well as performances by Laois Trad Group, Lonrach, under the direction of Siobhán Buckley. Donegal Youth Orchestra will also perform a new work created and conducted by composer Vincent Kennedy.

Tickets for this one-off event are available now from An Grianán. Book online or by phone at 074 912 0777.

For further information about this and other initiatives at Music Generation Laois and DMEP, contact:

Rosa Flannery, Music Generation Laois
t: 057 8664078
e: rflannery@laoiscoco.ie
w: musicgenerationlaois.ie

Martin McGinley, Donegal Music Education Partnership
t: +353 74 9176 293
e: MusicEducation@DonegalETB.ie
w: dmep.ie

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