17/02/2020 - Music @ Mount Leinster: celebrating 6 years of the annual Irish traditional music festival
Over the past five years, Music Generation Carlow has hosted 'Music @ Mount Leinster,' a celebration of traditional Irish music. As the sixth festival is set to begin, we're delighted to look back on previous years of this inspiring musical experience in Borris, County Carlow.
On Tuesday 11 February, an ensemble of five young traditional Irish musicians represented Music Generation at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City as Mary Robinson, António Guterres and Bono took part in the Irish Government’s launch of 'Drive For Five’, a global call to action for the education of adolescent girls.
Celebrated composer and Chair of Performing Arts at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance (University of Limerick), Professor Mel Mercier has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Music Generation.
Calling all young traditional ensemble players in Waterford! An opportunity has arisen for intermediate/advanced young musicians to join the Music Generation Waterford Traditional Ensembles.
18/12/2019 - Music Generation 2019: the year in pictures
Over the past 12 months Music Generation partnerships across Ireland have created access to inspiring musical experiences for Ireland's children and young people. As 2019 comes to an end, we're delighted to reflect on another truly extraordinary year of music-making across Ireland.
Accomplished Singer and Music Educator Róisín Egan appointed as Music Generation Development Officer for County Sligo
Music Generation dlr and Carmona School host a Christmas showcase of new Soundbeam music technology, supported through a €50,000 grant from the Google Impact Challenge for Dublin.
Young Ambassadors from Offaly, Westmeath and Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown (dlr) represent Music Generation at three events as part of the first ever Public Service-wide Innovation Week.
09/12/2019 - Music Generation Kilkenny is officially launched
The Music Generation Kilkenny launch event took place on Thursday 28 November at Springhill Court Hotel, featuring musical performances from the students of St. Brendan’s NS, Muckalee and Presentation Primary School, Castlecomer
28/11/2019 - Five Cork rappers and singers perform at Dublin Castle for the second annual ‘Child Talks’
On Wednesday 20 November, five young rappers and singers from Cork City's north side performed at Child Talks, an event celebrating youth voice presented by the Ombudsman for Children’s Office to mark World Children's Day 2019.