Music Generation Mayo
Laurie Barrett comes to the Music Generation Development Officer post via an extensive history in the musical world. She received her Bachelor of Music Honours degree in Trumpet Performance from the University of Minnesota-Duluth in the United States.
Laurie played professionally with the Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra in Minnesota (U.S.A.) and in many bands and ensembles over her career.Laurie has experience teaching in her previous career as an ordained clergy and as a private music instructor. In 2015 she joined the Music Generation team of tutors, teaching all the brass instruments in conjunction with her position as bandmaster for the Foxford Brass and Reed Band. In 2017, Laurie received certification in musical conducting from the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin.
Music Generation Mayo is managed by Mayo Music Education Partnership, led by Mayo, Sligo & Leitrim Education and Training Board in partnership with Mayo County Council Arts Office, Mayo Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) and Mayo Education Centre.