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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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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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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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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