Stories

Charting the journey of strings in Louth

Charting the journey of strings in Louth

In 2012 Music Generation Louth formed a pilot strings programme to create an opportunity for younger strings musicians in the county to play as part of a group. Through a series of interviews with participants and tutors we chart how the programme has evolved to become one of Louth’s flagship ensembles.

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My Music Generation Story: Ciarán Somers

My Music Generation Story: Ciarán Somers

Ciarán Somers is a Music Education Partnership member of Music Generation Carlow, who has been involved in the development of the programme since its origins in 2010 and has witnessed the transformative effect of music education in his community. 

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My Music Generation Story: Karl Burthom

My Music Generation Story: Karl Burthom

The first of the Music Generation tutors to be featured in the series is Karl Burthom, who shares with us his work with the young musicians of Music Generation Sligo and what music means to him as a tutor, performer and composer. 

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