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All the latest news from Music Network can be found here, including press releases for the current and past seasons and press reviews.

Spring 2018 Highlights

23 May 2018

Spring 2018 began in epic form with a gathering of titans from trad super-groups led by Arcady's Niamh Parsons; award-winning saxophonist and composer Trish Clowes showcased music from her latest ensemble project; two world premieres of pieces by composers Siobhán Cleary and Benjamin Dwyer were performed; and four musicians at the top of their game brought Spring 2018 to an exuberant closer, rounding off 44 concerts in 19 towns and villages across 14 counties.
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€224,000 awarded through Music Capital Scheme

23 May 2018

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.
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Commissioned programme notes for Heidi Talbot, Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich, John McCusker and Paul Meehan

11 May 2018

For each of our tours, we commission influential writers to add flavour to our programmes. Paul O'Connor wrote the notes for this curated traditional ensemble for their tour in May 2018.
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News Round up: Thibaut Garcia & Isang Enders

03 May 2018

This thrilling new duo curated by Music Network toured to eight venues in April 2018. Franco-Spanish guitarist Thibaut Garcia and German cellist Isang Enders charmed audiences in Wexford, Castlebar, Dublin, Cork, Waterford, Tralee, Clifden and Dún Laoghaire.
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Commissioned programme notes for Thibaut Garcia and Isang Enders

24 April 2018

For each of our tours, we commission influential writers to add flavour to our programmes. Writer and musicologist Dr. Emer Nestor wrote the notes for this classical guitar and cello programme, and composer Benjamin Dwyer supplied a programme note for his piece.
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Job Opportunity at Music Generation: Music Education Partnership Support Manager

13 April 2018

Music Generation are inviting applications for the role of Music Education Partnership Support Manager to support the current and future development of both new and existing Music Education Partnerships.
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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Arts Office Musicians-in-Residence Scheme 2018

12 April 2018

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.
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Aisling Kenny selected for artist residency at the Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris

29 March 2018

Music Network is delighted to announce that Aisling Halligan has been selected for an artist residency at the Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris.
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Music Network Office Hours (Easter 2018)

28 March 2018

Details on opening hours over the Easter period.
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Music Network Industry Newsletter No. 138, 28/03/18

28 March 2018

A round-up of industry news and opportunities.
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