Music Generation Clare

Music Generation Clare: Current Programmes

Music Generation Clare runs a variety of programmes and tuition including:

Junior trad group

Junior trad group

Junior trad group for young musicians at primary level, based in Ennis.

Rock and pop orchestra

Rock and pop orchestra

Ensemble rock meets pop performance in this programme for young musicians ages 12 to 15. Open to fans of rock, pop and contemporary music.

Saturday creative hub

Saturday creative hub

This hub in Ennis offers weekly tuition in a range of instruments for children and young people aged 12 -18.

Primary school strings

Primary school strings

An introductory string performance programme offering high quality group and ensemble tuition on a range of string instruments.

National School Programme

National School Programme

From September 2018, the National School Programme aims to compliment the national school music curriculum through active music making in the classroom.

Secondary School Programme

Secondary School Programme

An inclusive, collaborative workshop featuring music composition and performance; encouraging interpersonal activities where social skills are developed through the sharing of ideas, skills and instruments.

Instrumental hubs

Instrumental hubs

Four instrumental hubs providing instrumental tuition to children and young people in Ennis, Ennistymon, Killaloe and Kilkee.

Burren Children’s Choir

Burren Children’s Choir

The Burren Children’s Choir operates in partnership with Music Generation Clare to bring together over sixty young singers from twelve schools all over North Clare for singing, performance and collaboration opportunities.

North Clare Strings

North Clare Strings

A 25 week full school programme, providing weekly string workshops and violin tuition to primary school students in North Clare, with an emphasis on participatory learning and interactive group playing.

Instrument bank

Instrument bank

A variety of instruments are available to rent at subsidised rates.

Music Generation Clare is managed by Clare Music Education Partnership, led by Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board in partnership with Clare County Council, University of Limerick and Clare Education Centre.