19 September 2018
PRESS RELEASE: Music Network is delighted to announce that Alchemy Music is the latest recipient of The Piano Scheme, an initiative that 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.
28 August 2018
PRESS RELEASE: This October, experience the consummate musicianship of the multi-award winning Amatis Piano Trio, widely acclaimed for their intensity, passion and beautifully-nuanced performances. Lea Hausmann (violin), Samuel Shepherd (cello) and Mengjie Han (piano) will perform trios by Haydn, Schumann, Mendelssohn and a new work by Irish composer Amanda Feery (commissioned by Music Network) from 8 – 17 October 2018, details at musicnetwork.ie.
26 July 2018
Music Network, with Wicklow County Council and Mermaid Arts Centre, are pleased to announce Eamon Sweeney as Music Network’s Artist in Residence 2018.
25 July 2018
PRESS RELEASE: Music Network’s Autumn 2018 season gets off to a flying start as two of Ireland’s finest traditional musicians – button accordionist Máirtín O’Connor and guitarist Séamie O’Dowd – accompany the living songbook and national treasure that is vocalist Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill. This curated trio will tour to ten venues nationwide from 11 – 23 September 2018, details at musicnetwork.ie.
04 July 2018
PRESS RELEASE: Three residencies were offered in 2018: residencies for established musicians were awarded to Susan McKeown and Conor Linehan, and a residency for an emerging musician was awarded to Craig Cox.
31 May 2018
PRESS RELEASE: Music Network’s Autumn 2018 season features all the ingredients for another fantastic feast of music providing a unique opportunity to hear the very best in international jazz, chamber and traditional music – 32 concerts performed in 21 intimate venues countrywide from September to December 2018.
23 May 2018
PRESS RELEASE: Music Network today announced the results of the Music Capital Scheme 2017/18. A total of €224,000 in funding from the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has been awarded to 31 performing groups and 17 individual musicians.
12 April 2018
PRESS RELEASE: Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and Music Network is pleased to announce details of the 2018 Musicians-in-Residence Scheme. The scheme is jointly funded by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and the Arts Council, and is managed by Music Network. Three residencies are offered in 2018: two for established musicians/groups and one for an emerging musician/group.
28 March 2018
PRESS RELEASE: Rejoice in the energetic polkas and slides of West Kerry and waltzes, marches and reels from Scotland this May, as four folk musicians at the top of their game come together for the very first time.
27 March 2018
PRESS RELEASE: The Residency aims to provide a musician with funding in order to plan and deliver a series of concerts commencing in Autumn 2018, with integrated audience development components, in partnership with Wicklow County Council Arts Office and Mermaid County Wicklow Arts Centre.