Category Archives: News

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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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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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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Punkit 2016

Kitchens raided for Punkit! Pots, pans, boxes, bamboo sticks, bodhráns, boom whackers, chime bars all combined to create a fun filled musical lunchtime in the Hawks Well Theatre on Tuesday 19th April when Punkit came to town thanks to Music Generation Sligo. Funded under the Music Generation/Arts Council Partnership, together with Cranmore Regeneration, PUNKIT aimed […]

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A Nation’s Voice

In excess of 1100 voices from 31 choirs and 18 counties around Ireland, will join the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and conductor David Brophy in performance. Paul Muldoon will also narrate One Hundred Years a Nation. The performance, lasting one hour approximately, is free to the general public.  For more info click here Tickets are limited and will […]

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Composition Project with Robert Jarvis

Workshop Award winning composer and sound artist Robert Jarvis will facilitate a workshop in conjunction with the aroundNorth installation, working with a group of 14 to 18 year olds, Robert will demonstrate via various exercises the scope of the astronomical challenge. Using star catalog data to create a sonic representation of the passing of the […]

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JOHN LENNON EDUCATIONAL TOUR BUS

Free Public Tours Tuesday 11 August 10am – 5pm Music production will become mobile in Sligo when the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus in partnership with Fleadh Cheoil Sligo rolls into the grounds of Stephen Street Car Park in Sligo town on Tuesday 11th & Wednesday 12th August. The bus, which contains a fully equipped state-of-the-art music studio, […]

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Launch of New Partnership Project with St. Angela’s College Sligo

Music Generation Sligo and the Centre for Special Education Needs Inclusion & Diversity (CSENID) at St Angela’s College have announced an innovative Research, Training & Programming Partnership with regard to the delivery of music programmes to children and young people with Special Education Needs. Following a period of development, the partnership commenced this month with […]

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Summer Camps

Music Generation Sligo has a variety of summer camps in store to suit all musical tastes and abilities. There are several opportunities for young people aged 6-18 years of age to further their musical knowledge while making friends and having lots of fun in the process. To view all camps please click here  

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Rumble Rehearsals

Young bands (under 18’s) looking for somewhere to rehearse can avail of the new Rumble Rehearsal Studios on Connolly Street Sligo. Music Generation Sligo in partnership with Rumble Rehearsals aims to support young musical groups by offering a suitable venue at a subsidised rate to encourage regular practice sessions. Young bands can also avail of […]

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