Arts Council Announces €1.3m in Funding for Music, Opera and Traditional Arts Organisations

A Musikfabrik concert at New Music Dublin earlier this year – the festival has received funding for 2020 under the Arts Council’s Arts Grant programme.

Arts Council Announces €1.3m in Funding for Music, Opera and Traditional Arts Organisations

The Journal of Music receives €55k under Arts Grant programme for 2020.
 

The Arts Council has announced the results of the Arts Grant funding programme for 2020. A total of 131 organisations and individuals across all art forms have received offers of funding totalling €7.3m. 

Among the recipients are 33 music, opera and traditional arts organisations which will receive €1.3m.

In the category of music, the contemporary music festival New Music Dublin has received an offer of €200k, Louth Contemporary Music Society received €85k, and the Galway Music Residency received €60k. The Journal of Music has received €55k for its publishing activities in 2020.

In the traditional arts category, Harp Ireland/Cruit Éireann and the Séamus Ennis Cultural Centre each received €50k, Comharchumann Forbartha Ghaoth Dobhair, which runs the traditional music winter school Scoil Gheimhridh Ghaoth Dobhair, received €42k, and Ériú Dance Company received €32k.

There was one successful opera applicant, Dumbworld, which received €62k, and, in the category of young people, children and the arts, the WhistleBlast Quartet received €60k.

The Arts Council has also announced €915k through its Touring and Dissemination of Work scheme, and expects to  announce a further €35 million in funding through its Strategic Funding scheme, which supports larger music and arts organisations.

For the full list of Arts Grant recipients, see below. For more, visit www.artscouncil.ie.

ARTS GRANT 2020

MUSIC
New Music Dublin
€200,000

Louth Contemporary Music Society
€85,000

The Galway Music Residency
€60,000

The Journal of Music
€55,000

National String Quartet Foundation
€50,000

Pipeworks Festival
€44,000

Sligo Jazz Project
€44,000

Ceol Connected
€42,000

Resurgam
€36,000

Kaleidoscope Night
€34,000

Dublin Sound Lab
€30,000

Cork Orchestral Society
€30,000

Music in Kilkenny
€27,000

Quiet Music Ensemble
€25,500

Sundays at Noon / Gallery Music
€22,000

Kirkos
€21,000

Irish Composers’ Collective
€20,000

Music for Wexford
€17,500

Waterford Music
€13,600

Drogheda International Music Series
€14,000

Clifden Arts Society
€10,900

Symphony Club of Waterford
€9,500

Sounding The Feminists
€5,500

TRADITIONAL ARTS
Harp Ireland / Cruit Éireann
€50,000

The Séamus Ennis Cultural Centre
€50,000

Comharchumann Forbartha Ghaoth Dobhair
€42,000

Ériú Dance Company
€35,000

Baltimore Fiddle Fair
€32,000

Ionad Cultúrtha
€30,000

Historical Harp Society of Ireland
€27,000

OPERA
Dumbworld
€61,460

YOUNG PEOPLE, CHILDREN AND THE ARTS
WhistleBlast Quartet
€60,000 

 
 
 

Published on 8 October 2019

 

See our new Reader Reviews section. Find out how to add a Reader Review.

Sign up for our newsletters to receive our latest news, UK newsreviews, articles, jobs and events.

To add a concert listing see here. For advertising visit this link.