Support Us

Are you passionate about music? Do you want to be part of something unique and special, supporting Irish and international talent and bringing high quality live music to towns and villages throughout Ireland?

If so … become a friend of Music Network!

By becoming a Friend of Music Network you can help us to support the future of music in Ireland while enjoying a range of benefits. Your support will help others across Ireland to hear outstanding performances by some of the world’s finest musicians and broaden the scope and reach of our development programmes. The Arts Council continues to provide us with annual funding, but with your generous support, Music Network can further develop our extensive programme of outstanding concerts and our development work with audiences, musicians, promoters and music students.

“Music Network (has) transformed the opportunities and musical experiences of audiences around the country…”
Michael Dervan, The Irish Times

 

MUSIC NETWORK FRIENDS SCHEME BENEFITS

Our individual Friends programme is available at three levels – each enabling you to enjoy a range of benefits:

COACH HOUSE ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION (€120 for 9 tickets)

  • (i.e. one ticket for each Music Network concert at The Coach House, Dublin Castle) represents a total saving on tickets of €15, including a complimentary concert programme and drink at each concert.
  • Concessionary rates offering the same package to students, children, over 65s and families €90.

INDIVIDUAL FRIENDS / ACCOMPANISTS (€150 per year)

  • Total of 10 tickets per year to any Music Network concert in Ireland.
  • Complimentary concert programme and drink at all concerts.
  • Advance notice of Music Network concerts and activities.
  • Listing on website and in concert programmes.

INDIVIDUAL FRIENDS / LEADING VOICES (€250 per year)

  • Total of 12 tickets per year to any Music Network concert in Ireland.
  • 2 additional tickets to Music Network end of year gala concert.
  • Complimentary concert programme and drink at all concerts.
  • Advance notice of Music Network concerts and activities.
  • Listing on website and in concert programmes.
  • Invitation to all other Music Network launches and events (other than gala fundraising concert).

CORPORATE FRIENDS OF MUSIC NETWORK

By becoming a corporate friend of Music Network, you will be helping maintain the strong artistic traditions of Ireland as well as helping us plan for an exciting and innovative future. As a friend, know that your support is helping others across Ireland to hear outstanding performances by some of the world’s finest musicians.

YOUR FRIENDSHIP WILL HELP US TO:

  • Bring over 200 high quality concerts every year to communities throughout Ireland
  • Stage music workshops and masterclasses for children and young people
  • Provide professional opportunities for Irish musicians
  • Work to improve music education in Ireland

BENEFITS TO CORPORATE FRIENDS

In return for an annual contribution of €2,500, your company will receive:

  • Association with supporting a national charity
  • Logo placement (with hyperlink) on our website, and acknowledgement in printed concert programmes
  • 10 pairs of complimentary tickets per annum to any Music Network concert(s) in Ireland
  • Reserved seating, complimentary concert programmes and refreshments at each concert
  • 10% discount on all concert ticket group bookings for your staff
  • 20% discount on concert programme advertising
  • Potential for private music performances in your company by special arrangement

“BENEFIT-FREE” CORPORATE DONATIONS
Alternatively, should your company make a donation of €250 or more with no associated benefits, your donation will be tax deductible for your organisation under the Finance Act 2001, Section 45.

download the application form here or

Alternatively, should you wish to make a donation of €250 or more, with no associated benefits, as a registered charity (No. CHY8353), Music Network will receive a tax refund from the Revenue Commissioners, thereby increasing the size of your contribution.

Download the application form here

Current Leading Voices

  • Mr. Michael Duggan
  • Mr. & Mrs. Maurice & Mary Foley
  • Dr. Miriam Hedderman O'Brien
  • Mr. Leo Blennerhassett
  • Olwyn Lanigan

Current Accompanists

  • Mr. Jim Dowling
  • Ms. Connie Tantrum

Current Coach House Annual Subscription

  • Belinda Quirke