Music Generation Galway County: Current Programmes
Music Generation Galway County runs a variety of programmes and tuition including:
Symphonic Waves is a youth orchestra for the west of Ireland open to young musicians aged 13 - 21 from or based in Galway, Roscommon, Sligo, Leitrim, Mayo, Clare or Limerick. The orchestra was formed in 2017 as a project for Galway 2020, European Capital of Culture. Symphonic Waves’ programme is now managed and delivered by Music Generation Galway County since its arrival in 2018. Currently a string orchestra, Symphonic Waves rehearsals take place once a month along with 2 residential rehearsals per year. Brass and Woodwind sections will be recruited towards the end of 2018. Symphonic Waves is supported by Galway 2020.
Uilleann Pipes Tuition Programme
Details will be announced soon for the Try the Pipes sessions in different locations around Galway County in October 2018.
Lán le Ceol
Lán le Ceol is a Primary school based music access programmes due to be rolled out before the end of 2018 in a small number of schools with a view to growing this number in 2019.
RockPopHipHop is a popular music access programme for teenagers providing tuition in a range of instruments and vocals. The programme will also create opportunities for participants to meet like-minded musicians and form bands. Locations to be announced in October 2018.