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Department of Education and Skills confirms support for pioneering music education initiative

We are delighted to announce Minister Jan O’Sullivan, TD, has confirmed Department of Education and Skills support for co-funding a further four Music Education Partnerships in Cork City, Laois, South Dublin and Wicklow at a special event hosted in Portlaoise by Music Generation Laois. Please see here for more information. 

Music Generation Carlow

Music Generation Carlow launches two exciting new programmes, Cathedral Choral Scholars, and Little People Big Voices music classes for babies.

Music Generation Clare

New primary strings programme gets underway in Clare. 

Music Generation Cork City

Music Generation Cork City call out to young Cork musicians to perform in BOLD as BRASS at Cork Midsummer Festival!

Music Generation Laois

Get creative with songwriters James O Connor and Adela Meally in a two day Easter Camp with Music Generation Laois.


Music Generation Limerick City

Introducing the Trumplets! The Trumplets is a multi-media concept that brings a range of musical ideas to infant and pre-schoolers.

Music Generation Louth

Children from local schools work with Zoë Conway, Barry Hynes and composer Elaine Agnew on an exciting new project entitled Re-imagining Songs and Music of Oriel.

Music Generation Mayo

Special delivery to North Mayo! The official launch of the North Mayo Instrument bank will take place later this month.

Music Generation Offaly / Westmeath

Mullingar Music Jammers kick-off Mullingar’s St. Patrick’s Day!

Music Generation Sligo

New Uilleann Pipe programme gets off to a great start in Sligo! Sligo presents masterclasses by Vogler Quartet and guest artists.

Music Generation South Dublin

Music Generation South Dublin invite applicants for the Annette Halpin Memorial Music Award 2015.

Music Generation Wicklow

Over 70 young musicians feature in new music commission for recorder, ukulele and violin by Vincent Kennedy.

Arts Council Partnership

Exciting new projects get underway as part of the Music Generation/Arts Council Partnership programme.

Special Events and Opportunities

Audio Engineering/Music Production Scholarship Opportunity. Music Generation and Nimbus School of Recording Arts are excited to announce a one-year scholarship opportunity (2015 - 2016) to study at the world class, state-of-the-art Nimbus School of Recording Arts in Vancouver, Canada. The Deadline for application is 30th March, please see here for more. 

Music Generation Carlow is delighted to announce an exciting weekend of traditional Irish music in Borris, Co. Carlow from 27th-29th March 2015. Music @ Mount Leinster is a traditional Irish music camp specifically for invited traditional Irish music groups from Carlow and elsewhere that aims to celebrate the art of existing and developing talent on the traditional Irish music scene. Please see here for more. 

Book now to avail of Early Bird offer to train with choral music master teacher Doreen Rao

Music Generation in partnership with the CME Institute for Choral Teacher Education, the Association of Irish Choirs and DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama present Conducting Young Choirs in the World Today: Into the Future, an accredited Professional Development Course in Choral Music Education, which will take place in NUI Maynooth from 14 – 17 July, 2015. Read more.