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Music Generation Wicklow’s Summer Music Programme

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Music Generation Wicklow’s Summer Music Programme

Music Generation Wicklow’s Summer Music Programme

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Summer Music Programme 2017

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Summer Samba!

Samba is one of the best known forms of Afro-Brazilian music. It’s great fun so come along and find your rhythm!

Venue: Charlesland Community Centre, Greystones

Dates: Monday, August 14th to Friday, 18th August 2017

Times: 11.00am – 12.30pm or 1.30pm – 3.00pm

Age Group: 8 – 12 and 13 – 17

Booking: €20 per student – please book through [email protected]

A joint project by Cllr. Jennifer Whitmore, the Charlesland Youth Planning Team and Music Generation Wicklow.

Simply Music iPad Workshops

We introduce you to the iPad and GarageBand – Apple’s amazing music software school of rock application. If you want to learn to play an instrument, write music or record a song, GarageBand has everything you need. We supply all the equipment so come along and bring your ideas, voice or instruments. www.simplymusic.ie

Venue: Charlesland Community Centre, Greystones

Dates: Monday, 3rd July – Friday, 7th July

Times: 11.00am – 2.00pm

Age Group: 13 – 17

Booking: €40 per student – please book through [email protected]

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Music Generation Wicklow Rock Camps:

Our Rock Camp will be suitable for young people who can sing, play an instrument a little (any instrument) or are interested in composing songs of lyric writing.

Our tutors will ensure that the week is full of great music making, lots of fun and no pressure – it’s holiday time!

Bray

Venue: St. Kilian’s Community School, Ballywaltrim, Bray

Dates: Monday, 26th June to Friday, 30th June 2017

Times: 11.00am – 2.00pm

Age Group: 13 – 18

Booking: €50 per student – students from St. Kilian’s should talk to their music teacher Ms. O’Sullivan. Those not attending St. Kilian’s should contact [email protected] or 086 790 9887.

Blessington

Venue:Further Education Centre, Blessington

Dates: Monday, 19th June – Friday, 23rd June 2017

Times: 11.00am – 2.00pm

Age Group: 13 – 18

Booking: €50 per student – to book please contact [email protected] or 086 045 0375.

Wicklow Town

Venue: Coláiste Chill Mhantáin

Dates: Monday, 3rd July – Friday, 7th July 2017

Times: 11.00am – 2.00pm

Age Group: 13 – 18

Booking: €50 per student – to book contact [email protected] or 086 790 9887.

Blessington Music Hub Rehearsal Space For Bands

Music Generation Wicklow’s Music Hub in Blessington has a rehearsal room available throughout the summer for young bands, singers or musicians to rehearse or practice their music. We have equipment available for small scale recording and have a drum kit on site at all times.

Venue: Music Generation Wicklow Music Hub in Blessington Further Education Centre

Dates:  June – August

Times: Optional – but must be pre-arranged

Age Group: 12 – 18

Booking: This space and support is free to interested young musicians but must be booked and secured with a small membership fee – please contact [email protected] or 086 045 0375 fir further details.

Traditional Music Summer School

We are delighted to run our 5th Traditional Music Summer Camp in Blessington. Each year it gets bigger and better so early booking is advised.

Groups are based on musical ability. We are unable to cater for absolute beginners but once you can play a little we would love to see you! Our emphasis is on making music, learning some new tunes, enjoying playing as a group and revelling in the experience of being a young musician.

Venue: Blessington Further Education Centre

Dates: 26th June – 30th June

Times: Monday – Thursday from 3.00pm – 6.00pm. Friday 30th 10.00am – 2.00pm

Age Group: 7 – 17 Students will be divided into age and ability appropriate groups

Booking: €50 per student – please contact [email protected] or 086 045 0375

Uilleann Pipes – Beginners

We have 4 places in our sessions – Uilleann Pipes for beginners. Our tutor Timothy Doyle will show you what playing the uilleann pipes is all about and get you up and running. Pipes will be provided for the week.

Venue: Blessington Further Education Centre

Dates: Monday, 26th June – Friday, 30th June

Times: Monday – Thursday from 3.00pm to 6.00pm. Friday, 30th 10.00am to 2.00pm.

Booking: €50 – please contact [email protected] or 086 045 0375

Masterclass With Goitse

Three members of the well known band Goitse will hold a masterclass and demonstrate their unique approach to traditional music making and you will play along too. They are extremely popular in touring circles so this is a great opportunity not to be missed. Places limited.

Venue: Blessington Further Education Centre

Date: Saturday, 1st July

Times: 11.00am – 2.00pm

Bookings: €30 per student – please contact [email protected] or 086 045 0375.

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About Music Generation Wicklow

Music Generation Wicklow aims to provide high quality, affordable and accessible music education to young people aged eighteen and under in the county. We do this through school programmes, after school tuition, supporting local ensembles encompassing a variety of instruments, provide summer programmes and many special projects, masterclasses, performance opportunities and commissions to enhance the musical experience of young people.

Music Generation Wicklow is funded by Music Generation, U2 and The Ireland Funds, the Department of Education and Skills and local partners KWETB and  Wicklow County Council.

For further information please contact Ann Catherine Nolan, Manager at (0404) 60505 / 086 790 9887 or email [email protected]

For information on West Wicklow programmes contact Evan Kenny West Wicklow Co-ordinator at (045) 851 499 / 086 045 0375 or email [email protected]

www.musicgenerationwicklow.ie

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