Category Archives: Music Generation Sligo

Sligo Youth Voices Auditions 2018/2019

Music Generation Sligo is delighted to announce auditions for a new year of singing, in partnership with the Hawk’s Well Theatre. All levels of ability and standard are welcome. Sligo Youth Voices will provide a valuable and enjoyable programme for children and young people with an interest in choral singing. Auditions will take place for […]

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Music Generation Sligo Launches Sligo Youth Voices

Music Generation Sligo is delighted to announce the establishment of a new Choral Programme ‘Sligo Youth Voices’ in partnership with the Hawk’s Well Theatre. The first step is the formation of a choir for young voices age 9 to 12. Audition Workshops will take place in the Hawk’s Well Theatre on Saturday 27th January 2018 from 1-3pm. […]

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Autumn Notes

In partnership with the Sligo County Council Library Service, MGS presents ‘Autumn Notes’: a music literacy class for parents, children and young people ages 9+, as part of Creative Ireland Sligo. Over the course of 10 weeks participants will listen to a variety of music by a range of composers, gain an introduction to music technology, composition and how […]

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Saturday Band Programme

Joining a band is one of the best ways to advance your skills as a musician.   To further develop our performance music education programmes, we created a band initiative in Sligo town, in association with Rumble Rehearsal Studios.   A two day camp took place over Easter in Rumble Rehearsal Studios, and continued with weekly sessions until […]

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Musical Horizon’s Summer School 2017

Bookings will soon be open for this year’s Musical Horizon’s Summer School taking place 17th – 21st July in Summerhill College.  We will also be running a competition for a free place so keep an eye on our Facebook Page

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Music Generation Celebrates Traditional Music

A delegation of superb young traditional Irish musicians from Music Generation Sligo were among 117 players who took part in the annual ‘Music @ Mount Leinster’ festival, hosted by Music Generation Carlow in the village of Borris over the mid-term break, 21 – 23 February. The group, Sáile, was mentored over the three days by renowned concertina player Ernestine Healy, who guided them […]

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50/50 Instrument Bank Funding Scheme 2016

FRIDAY 23rd September 2016 Music Generation Sligo 50/50 Instrument Bank Funding Scheme Music Generation Sligo has announced its annual funding scheme, this year worth €20,000 for schools and youth/music organisations to expand or create new musical instrument banks. The scheme is set to benefit hundreds of young people under the age of 18 in Sligo. […]

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Young Musicians from Sligo & Donegal representing Music Generation at ISME in Glasgow

Tuesday 19 July, Sligo – Five young musicians from Sligo and nine from Donegal will travel to Glasgow later this month to represent Music Generation at the 32nd Annual International Society of Music Education (ISME) Conference. The ensemble will treat ISME delegates – a global audience of musicians and educators – to a 30-minute set on […]

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Musical Horizons Summer School

Date: 4th – 8th July 2016, 10am – 4pm              Venue: Summerhill College, Sligo Musical Director: Niamh Crowley Suitable for ages: 7-18 Musical Ability/Level: Beginners to Advanced Cost €75  (€70 for additional family members) Bookings Online: Hawk’s Well Box Office  Bookings By Phone: 071 9161518 Music Generation Sligo’s summer school Musical Horizons […]

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Sligo International Chamber Music Festival

Introducing Sligo International Chamber Music Festival! Sligo International Chamber Music festival takes place this May bank holiday weekend, Friday 29th April – Monday 2nd May 2016, at Drumcliffe Church and The Model Sligo. Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased online www.sligochambermusic.ie or by calling Hawk’s Well Theatre Box Office on +353 71 916 1518. […]

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