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Music Generation Sligo in partnership with the Sligo School of Contemporary Music (AKA Sligo School of Rock) are proud to launch an exciting new band programme for teens 12+. The Sligo Rock Project will allow bands or individuals looking to join a band to gain worldwide accreditation in Band performance from Rock School London. We

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Over 150 children enjoyed a fun-filled week of music, art and film at our annual Musical Horizon’s Summer School in Summerhill College last week. Young musicians aged 7-15 had the opportunity to try new instruments, improve their technical skills and play in large ensembles and groups. They also got the creative juices flowing with composition,

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Applications for our afterschool music classes in Gurteen (Tues), Ballymote (Wed), Grange (Thurs) and Sligo (Mon) are now open. Group tuition in guitar, keyboard, harp, Uilleann pipes, bass, ukulele, cello, vocals and much more available from €9.50 per class for 25 weeks. Junior and Teenage band, harp ensemble and Sligo Youth Voices choir will also

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Our local band Uneducated joined 18 other teenage bands from across Ireland for a special performance at the Old Fort Quarter Festival in Portlaoise on June 26th. This exciting new platform for young Irish bands was organised by Music Generation Laois and featured teens from Music Generations in Waterford, Roscommon, South Dublin and Offaly. As

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We had a fabulous day meeting the young musicians of Sligo for Cruinniú na nÓg Ireland’s free national day of creativity for children. Under 12s experimented with different instruments including guitar, drums and cello at our Amazing Music Workshops in Tubbercurry, Ballymote and Sligo Libraries. Our ensembles and teenage bands showcased their music at the

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Save the date: Our Musical Horizons Summer School is returning from the 11th-15th of July 9.15am-4pm daily in Summerhill College. A fun week of music making and collaboration for ages 7-17 under the direction of Niamh Crowley. Bookings are not open yet but you can register interest at musicgenerationsligo@msletb.ie.

We are delighted to welcome five new Musician Educators to the Music Generation Sligo Team. Susan Rowland, Gavin Murphy, Aisling Clarke and Róisín Kilgannon started two weeks ago on our school and Sligo Youth Voices programmes. Emmet Doherty will be working on our Electric Bass Academy programme in Rumble Rehearsal Studios. We are delighted to

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The Electric Bass Academy are meeting every Tuesday in Rumble Rehearsal Studios to learn the bass guitar for 10 weeks. Under the guidance of Stephen and Emmet, children and young people are getting to grips with this amazing instrument. Junior groups rehearse at 3:45pm and Senior at 3:30pm. For only €10 a week you get

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Our annual Hubz concerts have returned. We are pleased to welcome parents to Coláiste Muire Ballymote from 5:30-6:30pm on Wednesday May 11th and Oxfield Community Centre on Thursday May 19th from 5:30-6:30pm. Don’t forget our Gala Performance concert at Hawk’s Well Theatre on Monday May 23rd at 6:30pm.

Join us on Saturday June 11th for a day of free musical creativity for all the family. The Amazing Music Workshop will be taking place in Tubbercurry, Ballymote and Sligo Libraries from 10am-12pm. Children will have the opportunity to conduct live music, including cello, violin, guitar, keyboard, harp, mandolin, drums and percussion and learn fun facts about music.

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