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Sonamus, with John Elwes
Concert
7 April John Field Room @ The National Concert Hall
Sonamus, with Ódhrán Ó Casaide
Concert
3 February John Field Room @ The National Concert Hall
Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh in Concert
Concert
10 February An Ionad Culturtha, Ballyvourney
Consairtín, the national concertina convention
Festival
21 April Ennis, Co. Clare
Artist Services Assistant
Job
Songkick, London

News

John O’Conor to receive NCH Lifetime Achievement Award for 2017
Irish pianist, who celebrates 70th birthday this year, will perform at gala concert in November.
Free Choral Music Lecture Series at NCH Starts Tomorrow
Speakers include Dr Frank Lawrence, Professor Raymond Gillespie, Dr Tríona O'Hanlon, Professor Harry White, Leo Samama and Helen Gubbins – with musical illustrations by members of Chamber Choir Ireland.
€392,850 Awarded for Irish Music Tours and Showcases Abroad
First Music Contact Receives €120,000 to Showcase at Eight Events.

Articles

The Classical Music Establishment Strikes Back
Toner Quinn
Michael Dervan's new book, 'The Invisible Art: A Century of Music in Ireland 1916–2016', is, like the Composing the Island festival last September, an attempt at addressing the ‘invisibility of composers in Irish life’ – but not all composers, writes Toner Quinn.
Sexism and the Leaving Cert. Music Syllabus
The representation of women in the Leaving Certificate music syllabus is practically non-existent, writes Laura Watson, and revision is long overdue.
A Musical Intifada
In 'Children of the Stone', a new book by Sandy Tolan, two drastically different visions of music’s potential collide, writes Raymond Deane.
Our Many Possible Selves in Music
What are the philosophy and aims that make Music Generation different? A new report shows how the programme goes beyond simply training future musicians to contributing to the holistic development of children and young people, writes Gwen Moore.
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Latest Events

Sonamus, with John Elwes
Concert
7 April John Field Room @ The National Concert Hall
Sonamus, with Ódhrán Ó Casaide
Concert
3 February John Field Room @ The National Concert Hall
Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh in Concert
Concert
10 February An Ionad Culturtha, Ballyvourney
Consairtín, the national concertina convention
Festival
21 April Ennis, Co. Clare
Book Launch – Britten and the Guitar: Critical Perspectives for Performers – Benjamin Dwyer
Launch
27 January DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama

Latest Jobs and Opportunities

Artist Services Assistant
Job
Songkick, London
The Sir Charles Mackerras Junior Fellowship in Conducting
Call for Submissions
17 February Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Two Junior Fellowships in Piano Accompaniment
Call for Submissions
24 February Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
The Richard Carne Junior Fellowship for Individuals
Call for Submissions
17 February Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Principal Second Violin
Job
24 February London Philharmonic Orchestra

New Releases

New Single - New Eyes
Recording
Breda Mayock
'In the Dark' A Song for Syria
Recording
Fiona Kelleher, John Spillane, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Neil...
Architectures, Music for Solo Instrument
Recording
Various Artists
Caoimhin Vallely new piano CD
Recording
Caoimhin Vallely
NEW Single - Learning Place
Recording
Breda Mayock

Upcoming Events

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Kirkoskammer ж The Piano ж With Máire Carroll
Concert
20 January Powerscourt Townhouse Theatre
Martin Hayes and David Power
Concert
20 January Ionad Cultúrtha, Baile Mhúirne
Music for Galway Midwinter Festival 2017 – PRODIGY
Festival
20 January Town Hall Theatre, Galway
Music for Galway Midwinter Festival 2017 – OPENING CONCERT
Concert
20 January Town Hall Theatre, Galway
Martin Hayes and David Power in concert
Concert
20 January An Ionad Culturtha, Ballyvourney
Music Network presents Kris Drever, Julie Fowlis, Aoife Ní Bhriain and Pádraig Rynne
Concert
20 January Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda
Music for Galway Midwinter Festival 2017 – SPOTLIGHT ON ALMA
Concert
21 January Town Hall Theatre, Galway
Music for Galway Midwinter Festival 2017 – OPEN REHEARSALS
Concert
21 January Town Hall Theatre, Galway
Listen At Arthurs
Concert
21 January Arthur's Pub, Dublin
Music for Galway Midwinter Festival 2017 – SATURDAY EVENING CONCERT
Concert
21 January Town Hall Theatre, Galway

Upcoming Deadlines

 
Job
20 January Royal Opera House
 
Job
21 January Croagh School of Music
 
Job
23 January Royal College of Music
 
Job
23 January Galway 2020
 
Tender
23 January Music Generation South Dublin
 
Job
23 January Armagh Rhymers
 
Job
24 January Berkshire Maestros
 
Call for Submissions
24 January Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
 
Job
27 January Royal College of Music
 
Call for Submissions
27 January Offaly County Council

Festivals

Music for Galway Midwinter Festival 2017 – PRODIGY
Festival
20 January Town Hall Theatre, Galway
5th Annual Concertina Cruinniú
Festival
17 February Miltown Malbay, County Clare
New Music Dublin 2017
Festival
2 March National Concert Hall
Entry Deadline - 2017 Waltons Music for Schools Competition
Festival
10 March Waltons New School of Music
Consairtín, the national concertina convention
Festival
21 April Ennis, Co. Clare

Funding

 
26 January Music Network
 
26 January Cavan Arts
 
9 February Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
 
16 February Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon