Latest

CLONMEL JUNCTION ARTS FESTIVAL 2018
Festival
2 July Clonmel Town, Co Tipperary
Next Generation Artists Award
Funding
21 June The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Beyond Borders
Funding
4 June The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Fully Funded Phd in Music
Funding
8 June Dublin City University: School of Theology, Philosophy, and Music
Knowledge Exchange Manager
Job
15 June Royal Northern College of Music

News

New Releases: Contemporary Music (May 2018)
A round-up of new contemporary music releases
Na Píobairí Uilleann Celebrates 50 Years
Pipers' organisation to launch new album of young pipers at annual Tionól.
Music in Ireland on the Agenda for Oireachtas Committee Today
Representatives of music education organisations to speak at committee meeting.

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Reviews

Emanating Sparks
At this year's Drogheda Arts Festival, Louth Contemporary Music Society presented a spectralist work from the 1970s alongside a postminimalist one from the last decade and a series of techno-inspired shorts. Brendan Finan finds the connections.
Glorious Shambles
Gerald Barry's inspirations come from many sources – his new Organ Concerto, performed in Dublin last week, was partly inspired by a cat mourning the loss of atonality – or was it? Adrian Smith reviews.
An Otherworldly Destination
Composer Judith Ring's first body of work featuring her own singing is both gentle and complex writes Shannon McNamee in her second Journal of Music/Galway City Council Music Writer Mentoring Scheme review.

Articles

Calls for National Music Policy at Oireachtas Meeting
Representatives of DIT, Music Generation, the Irish Chamber Orchestra and Comhaltas call for legislation to address issues in music education.
Galway's First Music Degree to Commence This September
NUI Galway appoints Dr Aidan Thomson as Head of Music.
Ronan Guilfoyle 60th Birthday Concerts
Renaissance man of Irish jazz to perform four sets over two nights at Arthur’s in Dublin.
Strange Type of Orchestra Love
The RTÉ orchestras report has made recommendations in response to a crisis, but we have not heard enough discussion of the issues that caused it, writes Toner Quinn.
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Latest Events

CLONMEL JUNCTION ARTS FESTIVAL 2018
Festival
2 July Clonmel Town, Co Tipperary
Beckett, Howe, Redmond Jazz Piano Trio
Concert
14 June Arthur's Blues and Jazz Club
WAX ON #8 Carla Bley
Concert
20 June The Vintage Room @ The Workman's Club
Dublin Launch of Shane Mulchrone's 'Solid Ground'
Launch
31 May The Cobblestone Pub, Dublin
Norma Winstone & Tommy Halferty
Concert
6 July Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel

Latest Jobs and Opportunities

Next Generation Artists Award
Funding
21 June The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Beyond Borders
Funding
4 June The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Fully Funded Phd in Music
Funding
8 June Dublin City University: School of Theology, Philosophy, and Music
Knowledge Exchange Manager
Job
15 June Royal Northern College of Music
Lecturer in Music
Job
6 June Oxford Brookes University

Upcoming Events

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Instrument Makers Exhibition @ Galway Early Music Festival
Exhibition
26 May Galway City Museum
Music and Legend in Pre-historic and Medieval Ireland @ Galway Early Music Festival
Exhibition
26 May Mechanics Institute, Galway City
St Nicholas Schola Cantorum Coffee Concert @ Galway Early Music Festival
Concert
26 May St Nicholas Collegiate Church, Galway
Coffee Concert "Emerging Artist Platform"
Concert
26 May St Flannan's Cathedral, Killaloe
Francesco Turrisi ‘Northern Migrations’ Album Launch
Concert
26 May Triskel Christchurch, Cork
Smoke Wing Paw Sing @ Galway Early Music Festival
Literary & Musical Event
26 May The King's Head, Galway
Main Concert at St Flannan’s Cathedral
Concert
26 May St Flannan's Cathedral, Killaloe

Upcoming Deadlines

Professor of Music
Job
27 May Northumbria University
Interdisciplinary Performance Officer
Job
28 May Creative Scotland
Streaming Curator (Jazz and Classical)
Job
28 May Universal Music Group
Head of Music Programming
Job
28 May YouTube
Associate Lecturer Developing the Musician
Job
28 May Southampton Solent University
Lecturer in Music
Job
29 May The Open University
3 Short Commissions for Early Career Composers from Northern Ireland
Call for Submissions
29 May Hard Rain Soloist Ensemble
Head of Artist Development
Job
29 May Sound and Music
1st/2nd Violin Rank & File
Job
29 May Scottish Opera
EXTENDED Open Call: ISSTA 2018 Conference and Festival on Sound in The Arts, Science and Technology
Call for Submissions
29 May Ulster University Magee, Derry

Festivals

Bealtaine Festival - The Dusk Chorus
Festival
27 May Waterways Ireland Visitors Centre, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin
Right Here Right Now
Festival
1 June Cork Opera House
Mostly Modern Festival
Festival
5 June Arthur Zankel Music Center at Skidmore College
Dún Laoghaire Organ Concerts
Festival
10 June St Michael's Church, Dun Laoghaire
Doolin Folk Festival June 15th - 17th
Festival
15 June Hotel Doolin

Funding

Arts Bursaries 28 May Dublin City Arts Office
The Piano Scheme 2018 31 May All over Ireland
Digital Society Bursary 1 June Digital Transformations
Beyond Borders 4 June The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Fully Funded Phd in Music 8 June Dublin City University: School of Theology, Philosophy, and Music