Discovering & Performing Music Programme

Music Generation Sligo combined schools concert in Easkey, Co Sligo. Culleens NS, Kilrusheighter NS, Dromore West Central NS, Ballymote NS perform brilliantly for the finalé ‘One and a Million’ in May 2017.

Watch four National Schools in West Sligo perform U2’s All I want Is You

School Application Form for 2020/2021

The Discovering & Performing Music programme is a primary school-based instrumental tuition programme providing full class tuition from 3rd to 6th class. This whole-class programme in primary school settings is specifically designed to develop young participants’ musical skill and ability. The programme will encompass various styles of performance and children will be provided the opportunity to work on varied repertoire specially selected for their class by our professional musician educators covering various musical genres.

Schools can select from a 12 or 26 week programme

This programme provides weekly instrumental and vocal performance classes for 70 mins. Our 25 week programme will comprise of 24 weeks classroom tuition and week 25 will be used to facilitate an in-school class performance for family and friends or an opportunity to perform in an external concert with other schools availing of the programme throughout Sligo.

Each school will be provided with a bank of instruments to facilitate the programme. These instruments are loaned to the school and will remain the property of Music Generation Sligo. Each school agrees to care for and store the instruments safely so they are available for classroom tuition week to week for the duration of the programme.

Financial Conditions

All Music Generation Sligo programmes are part-subsidised by the Music Generation National Programme. Schools can decide whether the contribution will be payable by parents, fundraising, school funds or a combination of these methods at the school’s discretion.

Music Generation Sligo requires a school contribution of – €550 for 12 week programme  – €975 for 25 week programme

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