18/12/2013 - Music Generation Wicklow awards almost €65,000 under their Instrument Capital Purchase Scheme
The Scheme is offered on a once off basis in 2013 for those organisations providing music access for children and young people under 18 outside the Music Generation Wicklow programmes.
Music Generation Sligo has awarded almost €30,000 to schools and youth/music organisations under a new funding scheme to purchase musical instruments worth almost €60,000 in 2013/2014. The scheme will benefit up to 3,500 young people in Sligo.
12/12/2013 - Music Generation Louth: Music Matters as 800 Students Complete Programme on a High Note
An innovative musical programme across 3 schools in Dundalk finished on a high note this week as the students were presented with Certificates of Achievement
12/12/2013 - A Voice for Vocal Training: New research reveals the true value of singing in primary schools
A new report from Koor&Stem, the Flemish organisation for vocal music reveals singing at school can be a valuable and fun experience for both primary school children and their teachers, but not enough is being done to ensure that all children are able to enjoy the wider benefits of singing as part of their daily education.
The hugely popular annual Family Christmas Concert returns to An Grianán Theatre’s stage on the evening of Saturday 14th December with a packed programme from six of the Donegal Music Education Partnerships.
Music Generation Laois is stepping into Christmas with a spectacular showcase concert this Sunday, December 8th 4pm at the Dunamiase Arts Centre!
Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minister for the Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, and Ruairí Quinn TD, the Minister for Education and Skills launch Encountering the Arts Ireland (ETAI) at the National Museum of Ireland.
Friday 29th November, National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks
21/11/2013 - Foundations for Excellence Conference 2013: Growing a National Music Service in Ireland
A recently published conference paper by Rosaleen Molloy and Patricia Flynn, 'From the ground up: creating a national infrastructure for performance music education in Ireland'