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08 March 2011
MUSIC NETWORK IN ASSOCIATION WITH RTÉ LYRIC FM, LAUNCH LOVE:LIVE MUSIC 2011, IRELAND’S NATIONAL MUSIC DAY, TO TAKE PLACE ON FRIDAY 8TH APRIL 2011
28 February 2011
Music Network has announced the deadline for the YOUNG MUSICWIDE AWARD 2011. Young Musicwide is a unique professional development scheme designed to assist a selected group of Ireland’s brightest young groups at the beginning of their professional career. This year the scheme is open to traditional Irish music groups. Through an audition process, a young, traditional Irish music group with a proven interest in performance will be selected to participate in the Young Musicwide Award programme for three years. The closing date for completed applications is Friday 10th June 2011.
30 January 2011
The Geneva-based Tersycordes Quartet are on a Music Network tour of Ireland from 4-12 March, performing works by Mozart, Brahms, Deirdre McKay and Henri Dutilleux
17 January 2011
Music Generation, the U2 and Ireland Funds supported National Music Education Programme, was officially unveiled today. Initiated by Music Network, Music Generation aims to help children and young people to access music education in their own locality. The call went out for applications from local Music Education Partnerships across the country seeking to apply for funding. Deadline for applications is 31st March 2011.
14 January 2011
Music Network today announced the deadlines for the Performance & Touring Award 2011. Closing date for receipt of applications for the first round of the Performance & Touring Award 2011 is 5pm Monday 14th February.
13 January 2011
In the words of jazz reviewer Chris Parker, brace yourself for “all the punch, pith and sheer verve of the Rahman live act" as Music Network presents the Zoe Rahman Trio with special guest Idris Rahman on tour from 8-18 February 2011.
07 January 2011
Composer Dylan Rynhart will be presenting a 9-week composition course from 26th of January - 30th March.
15 December 2010
Crossing the Shannon: a tour featuring acclaimed vocalist Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh with John Wynne (flute), John McEvoy (fiddle) and John Blake (guitar, flute, bouzouki) from 12 – 21 January 2011
10 December 2010
The Contemporary Music Centre is delighted to celebrate the Christmas season with two concerts featuring SoundSet, an innovative new ensemble, on 15 December 2010.
09 December 2010
Music Network is delighted to announce jazz quintet Thought-Fox as awardees of Young Musicwide 2010, a unique professional development programme. Thought-Fox comprises some of the finest improvising musicians in Irish and UK jazz: Lauren Kinsella (voice), Colm O’Hara (trombone), Tom Gibbs (piano), Michael Coady (bass) and Simon Roth (drums).