100+ young traditional Irish musicians and 10 world-class professional players will gather in Borris, Co. Carlow later this month for three jam-packed days at 'Music @ Mount Leinster 2017'.
Music Generation launches a new phase of expansion and announces an open call for applications from new Music Education Partnerships, as €3m in funding, from philanthropic investment by U2 and The Ireland Funds, creates access to vocal and instrumental tuition for thousands more children and young people in Ireland.
01/12/2016 - Cork City Rappers from Scoil Íosagáin Raise the Roof at Sustainability Seminar in Dublin
27 young Music Generation Cork City rappers from Scoil Íosagáin, Farrenree raised the roof at the Department of Education and Skills in Dublin this morning to raise awareness of sustainability at a key national forum.
Hundreds of members of Music Generation Choirs will feature alongside the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra on a special souvenir RTÉ CD recording of One Hundred Years A Nation, released free in today’s RTÉ Guide.
In an insightful article responding to Music Generation and St Patrick’s College DCU’s recent research, Dr Gwen Moore asks ‘What does a ‘possible self in music’ mean?
03/11/2016 - Landmark research document reveals a pioneering new model for performance music education
A landmark research document, which will be launched on Friday 4 November at the 6th Annual Conference of the Society for Music Education in Ireland, has revealed a new model for the provision of music education that can achieve powerful and positive outcomes for children and young people. The document, titled ‘Possible Selves in Music’, presents the outcomes of a two-year research partnership between Music Generation and DCU/St Patrick’s College.
17/10/2016 - Young traditional Irish musicians perform on an internatonal stage in Sitges, Barcelona
20 young musicians from Music Generation Carlow and Laois performed to an audience of hundreds in Sitges, Barcelona over the October bank holiday weekend as part of the Creative Connexions Festival 2016.
Music Generation is delighted to publish its new Strategic Plan, 2016 - 2021. This plan sets out the overall priority goals for Music Generation as it moves towards its next exciting phase of development.
Make this term a musical one! A whole new wave of returning and brand new tuition programmes and projects have been announced for 2016/2017. Read on for more information about how you can get involved.
12/09/2016 - Music Generation appoints Eve O’Kelly to the role of MEP Support and Development Manager
Music Generation is delighted to announce the appointment of Eve O’Kelly as Music Education Partnership (MEP) Support and Development Manager.