Music Generation Sligo: Current Programmes
Music Generation Sligo runs a variety of programmes and tuition including:
Discovering Music, Early Years
An introductory access programme to provide young children with an introduction to the world of music in childcare, and primary school/junior class settings.
Discovering & Performing Music, Primary and Post Primary Level
Whole-class instrumental and vocal tuition programme for primary schools from 3rd - 6th class, introducing children and young people to reading and performing music. Post-primary schools have the option to explore other modules such as songwriting, recording and music technology.
A range of vocal, instrumental and performance ensembles around Sligo County (Grange, Easkey, Ballymote and Gurteen) with tuition available in guitar, keyboard, drums, vocals, harp, cello and Uilleann pipes. A teenage band programme is available in partnership with Rumble Rehearsal Studios in Sligo Town. A brass programme takes place in partnership with Sligo Academy of Music. Tuition in harp will be available from September 2018.
Performance, Masterclasses and Composition
Project-focused school and community programmes offering opportunities for ambitious live performances and advanced tuition.
Con Tutti SEN Programme
A music education, research and training programme in partnership with the Centre for Special Educational Needs Inclusion & Diversity (CSENID), St Angela’s College, Sligo.
Tuned In! Chamber Music Festival
The Tuned In Youth Programme is a new short intensive chamber music experience curated by Music Generation Sligo for students and their tutors, combining masterclasses and performances as part of the annual Sligo International Chamber Music Festival.
Sligo Youth Voices
A choral programme in partnership with Hawk’s Well Theatre Sligo. Sligo Youth Voices gives young people the opportunity to develop their skills in choral singing and reading music, through exposure to a range of musical styles and experiences. Roisin Egan is Choir Director.
Diverse and fun-filled programmes of activity including vocal and instrumental tuition, rock, pop, composition and performance.
Go See! Tickets
Supporting young people and the music sector by encouraging attendance at music events. Half-price tickets for under 18s to selected music performances throughout County Sligo.