Music Network Performance and Touring Award

The total award fund for this round of applications was €31,787.35

Artist Amount Awarded
Darragh O’Neill €1,260
Proposal: Darragh O’Neill's (classical guitar) proposal for two recitals and two masterclasses which took place in the Mill Theatre, Dundrum and Tuar Ard Arts Centre, Moate, in July and October 2006
Leonie Curtin/The Bridgewood Ensemble €6,025
Proposal: Leonie Curtin/The Bridgewood Ensemble's (violin, cello, clarinet) proposal for a collaborative project with composers John Godfrey, Zack Browning and Dylan Reinhardt comprising performances and workshops in UCC and Triskel Arts Centre, Cork, which took place in October 2006
Annette Cleary/Strands Chamber Ensemble €2,631.35
Proposal: Annette Cleary/Strands Chamber Ensemble's (violin, cello, piano) proposal for a series of performances of Russian music for piano trio and cello/piano duo with pre-concert talks, which took place in Blainroe Lodge, Wicklow, the John Field Room of the National Concert Hall and Airfield House, Dundrum, which took place between August and November 2006
Madeleine Flanagan €9,000
Proposal: Madeleine Flanagan's proposal on behalf of Isabelle O’Connell (piano), Elizabeth Cooney (violin), Jane O’Hara (cello) and Sylvia O’Brien (soprano) for a series of chamber music recitals marking the centenary of the birth of Shostakovich, which took place in Castalia Hall, Ballytobin, Aula Maxima NUI Galway, Bray and the National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin in October 2006
Allen Smith €7,871
Proposal: Allen Smith's proposal on behalf of Osteti (trumpet, voice guitar, electronics, percussion)for a tour of Ireland comprising 8 concerts which took place in Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray; Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda; Balor Theatre, Ballybofey; The Left Bank, Sligo; Letterkenny Arts Centre; Galway Jazz Club; Ballina Arts Centre and The Boom Boom Room, Dublin, in October 2006.
Ann Scott €5,000
Proposal: Ann Scott (vocals, guitar, keyboards) and band's proposal for an 11-date tour of Ireland to promote new album “We’re Smiling”, which took place in September 2006. Tour visited Cleere’s, Kilkenny; Dolan’s, Limerick; McCarthy’s, Dingle; Triskel Arts Centre, Cork; St. Michael’s Theatre, New Ross; Whelan’s, Dublin; The Stables, Mullingar; McGarrigle’s, Sligo; Roisin Dubh, Galway; Spirit Store, Dundalk, and McGrory’s of Culdaff, Donegal.