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.
Waterford & Wexford Education and Training Board is now inviting applications for the position of Music Generation Development Officer (re-advertisement).
08/12/2017 - Music Generation thanks Government for commitment to nationwide roll-out as part of Creative Youth
An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, T.D., launches ‘Creative Youth’ plan as part of Creative Ireland, including a commitment to support the roll-out of Music Generation nationwide by 2022
Applications are now open for high-standard, dedicated young trad musicians to join the Music Generation Laois Trad Orchestra. Membership is for 2018 and will commence in January 2018.
Ireland’s Musical Drives is a new eBook available to download online which features a story about Ireland’s next Music Generation!
20/09/2017 - Music Generation announces 9 new areas of Ireland selected for participation in its next phase
Music Generation to reach Cavan/Monaghan; Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown; Galway City; Galway County; Kilkenny; Leitrim; Roscommon; Waterford and Wexford as part of its second phase.