Latest

‘Ink Still Wet’ Scheme Seeking Early Career and Emerging Composers in Northern Ireland
The Journal Of Music
Deadline for applications is 2 September 2024. ...
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Kneecap's Pushback Against Power
Verena Commins
Kneecap's recently released debut album, 'Fine Art', unveils an extraordinary, bilingual Belfast world and features Radie Peat,...
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New Oireachtas Report Calls for Regular Arts Bulletins on Irish Media
The Journal Of Music
'The information we receive from our media outlets is vital to the choices that shape our lives' – Committee Chair. ...
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Latest Listings

Rejoice Gospel Choir Auditions
Audition
28 August Rejoice Gospel Choir
Added by CWhelan
Chamber Music Series - Lumiere Quartet
Concert
10 November Kevin Barry Recital Room National Concert Hall
Schubertreise XXXI
Concert
12 July Kevin Barry Recital Room
Chamber Music Series - Lir Quartet
Concert
27 October Kevin Barry Room
Chamber Music Series - Esposito Quartet
Concert
13 October Kevin Barry Recital Room, National Concert Hall

News

Belfast TradFest to Take Place This Month
The festival, taking place from 21 to 28 July, will feature masterclasses, a music trail, and concerts with Cherish the Ladies, Lúnasa, Jiggy, Tara Breen, Pádraig Rynne and Jim...
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (8–14 July 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
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Reviews

Kneecap's Pushback Against Power
Kneecap's recently released debut album, 'Fine Art', unveils an extraordinary, bilingual Belfast world and features Radie Peat, Manchán Magan and Grian Chatten. Verena Commins reviews.
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A Festival Drawn to the Introspective
The 2024 Louth Contemporary Music Festival took place on 14–15 June and featured music by Robert Ashley, Linda Catlin Smith and Stockhausen with performances by Varispeed Collective, Neue Vocalsolisten, Rihab Azar, Zoë Conway, Inni-k and more. Brendan Finan reviews.
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Exploring Identity and Solitude at the Cutting Edge
A new film exploring the making of Úna Monaghan's experimental album 'Aonaracht' was broadcast on TG4 on 5 June. Don O'Mahony reviews.
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Articles

Where is the Support for Activist Musicians?
Sebastian Adams
Since the crisis in Gaza began, Irish musicians have made a huge effort as regards activism and fundraising, but where has the support been from music organisations, asks Sebastian Adams.
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A Tribute to Charlie Lennon
Remembering the great traditional musician and composer who passed away on 8 June.
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How Ireland Thinks About Music
Does Ireland have its own way of thinking about music? How might this perspective have developed? And could it explain the current dynamism in Irish musical life? In this essay, the edited text of a talk given at Farmleigh House on 11 May, Journal of Music Editor Toner Quinn explores these...
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A Life of Searching
The Belize-born British composer Errollyn Wallen has recently published 'Becoming a Composer', a book of memories and reflections. Anna Murray reviews...
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From the Archive

An Exchange in the Truest Sense
Don O'Mahony
The New Irish Jazz Orchestra directed by Paul Dunlea recently collaborated with fiddle-player Martin Hayes for a concert at the Curtis Auditorium in Cork (16 June). Don O'...
Jun 26, 2019
When Two Bricks Are Placed Carefully Together
Garrett Sholdice
Counterpoint in music – as much a concept as a technique – has been with us for centuries, from the twelfth-century vocal music of Léonin to the playlists on our iPods. But what...
May 23, 2011
CD Reviews: Peter Horan and Gerry Harrington – The Merry Love to Play
Adrian Scahill
The Merry Love to Play / Cló Iar-Chonnachta, CICD 167
Jan 1, 2008

Latest Events

Chamber Music Series - Lumiere Quartet
Concert
10 November Kevin Barry Recital Room National Concert Hall
Schubertreise XXXI
Concert
12 July Kevin Barry Recital Room
Chamber Music Series - Lir Quartet
Concert
27 October Kevin Barry Room
Chamber Music Series - Esposito Quartet
Concert
13 October Kevin Barry Recital Room, National Concert Hall
 Étude Extravaganza - Máire Carroll, piano
Concert
27 September Kevin Barry Recital Room National Concert Hall

Latest Jobs and Opportunities

Rejoice Gospel Choir Auditions
Audition
28 August Rejoice Gospel Choir
Added by CWhelan
CCI Studio 2025
Audition
23 August Chamber Choir Ireland
Added by acuthbert
First Artists launches second Composer Assistant and Mentor Programme to empower the next generation of UK Media Composers
Call for Scores
15 July First Artists Management
Added by tinahartmedia
Section Leader Cello
Job
2 August RTÉ Concert Orchestra
Northern Ireland Regional Officer (Part-Time)
Job
15 July The Musicians Union

Upcoming Events

TRASH TEST DUMMIES CIRCUS
Play
13 July The Everyman, Cork
Added by The Everyman
Pillow Queens
Concert
13 July Iveagh Gardens, Dublin
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Muiris Ó Rocháin Memorial Concert @ Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy 2024
Concert
13 July Community Centre, MIltown Malbay
Added by Journal of Music
Galway Street Club
Concert
13 July Róisín Dubh, Galway
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Upcoming Deadlines

Orchestra and Tours (Content) Assistant
Job
14 July BBC Symphony Orchestra
Irish Youth Baroque Orchestra Performance Course 2024
Course
15 July Wesley House, Leeson Park, Dublin
Added by iayo
First Artists launches second Composer Assistant and Mentor Programme to empower the next generation of UK Media Composers
Call for Scores
15 July First Artists Management
Added by tinahartmedia
Junior Guildhall Flute Teacher
Job
15 July Guildhall School of Music & Drama
1
Procurement Officer
Job
15 July The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Northern Ireland Regional Officer (Part-Time)
Job
15 July The Musicians Union
Junior Guildhall Oboe Teacher
Job
15 July Guildhall School of Music & Drama
Music Teachers - Piano, Violin & Community Music
Job
15 July Munster Music Academy
1
Callout for Comedian in Residence
Call for Submissions
17 July Red Line Book Festival 2024
1
Evolution Programme 2024–2025
Call for Submissions
17 July Irish Writers Centre

Funding

WOMEX 2024 Bursaries 16 July Arts Council of Northern Ireland
Film Resource Officer 18 July Offaly County Council
Artists Care Exchange (ACE) 2024 24 July Age & Opportunity
Café Lates Funding 25 July Galway City Council
Dance Project Award 25 July The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon