The Village of Borris, County Carlow will play host to dozens of leading Irish musicians and ensembles next month at the fourth annual ‘Music @ Mount Leinster’ festival of traditional Irish music, 2018.
Our Music Generation partnerships across the country have had a busy 2018 so far. Read on to learn more about what’s been happening.
Singfest 2018 prepares to bring together hundreds of singers of all ages and abilities for the first ever Midlands ‘Community Come and Sing Day’!
Music Generation Sligo has announced the establishment of a new choral programme, 'Sligo Youth Voices', in partnership with Hawk’s Well Theatre.
10/01/2018 - Calling young musicians in Louth! Register for new classes in Strings, Singing and Pop/Rock Bands
To kick off the New Year, Music Generation Louth has launched a range of affordable new classes which will take place at hubs in Dundalk, Drogheda and Ardee.
Building on the enormous success of the Singfest ‘Big Sings’, Music Generation Offaly/Westmeath has announced a new partnership initiative with secondary schools for 2018.
As 2017 draws to a close and festive spirit sets in we cast an eye back on what has been another truly extraordinary year of music-making for Music Generation communities across Ireland.
18/12/2017 - 50 young flautists join Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway for a special ‘Galway Community Flute Day’
On Sunday 10 December 2017, 50 young flautists from Carlow, Laois, Cork City, Music Wicklow, Offaly/Westmeath and Louth gathered at the Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin, where they took part in the first ever Galway Community Flute Day in partnership with Music Generation.
15/12/2017 - Music Generation Laois Harp Ensemble perform at The Ireland Funds Young Leaders Christmas Gathering
Seven members of the Music Generation Laois Harp Ensemble, under the direction of musician Siobhán Buckley, performed for guests at The Ireland Funds Young Leaders Christmas 2017 Reception in Trinity College Dublin.
On Wednesday, 13 December 2017 13 young musicians from Music Generation Carlow travelled to Dublin to perform at a major national forum hosted by Creative Ireland at Dublin Castle.