Francesco Turrisi and Kieran Quinn announced as latest recipients of The Piano Scheme 2017

30 June 2017

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Francesco Turrisi and Kieran Quinn announced as latest recipients of The Piano Scheme 2017

Piano scheme supported by Jeffers Pianos, in association with Galway Jazz Festival and Music Network

 

Music Network is delighted to announce that Francesco Turrisi and Kieran Quinn are the latest recipients of The Piano Scheme 2017, a new opportunity for musicians supported by Jeffers Pianos, in association with Galway Jazz Festival.

The scheme aims to provide access to concert standard pianos for professional musicians resident in Ireland and working in jazz/improvised music, for public performances throughout the country.

Francesco Turrisi will be supplied with a piano for two concerts taking place on 27th and 29th July at Sligo Jazz Festival. Kieran Quinn will be supplied with a piano for two concerts taking place on July 26th at Sligo Jazz Festival. Full details of all four concerts at sligojazz.ie.

Initiated by Galway Jazz Festival, in partnership with Music Network and supported by Jeffers Pianos, The Piano Scheme 2017 aims to:

  • Facilitate increased employment opportunities, and promote fair remuneration, for Ireland-resident musicians
  • Increase regional access to live jazz/improvised music performance for audiences
  • Develop the range of promoters programming jazz/improvised music throughout Ireland.

Applications are received on a rolling basis, with results communicated each following month. Application procedure and guidelines available at musicnetwork.ie/musicians/opportunities.

For further information, please contact Andreas Ziemons, Operations Administrator, Tel: +353 1 4750224 Email: operations@musicnetwork.ie.

 

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For media queries please contact: Louise Walsh, Communications Manager, Music Network: (01) 4750224 pr@musicnetwork.ie.