Music Generation Laois are establishing a new group to take part in a unique once-off performance with our Trad Orchestra, working with Ollie Tumner a percussion specialist from the UK and our own percussion specialist, Eddie O’Neill. This once-off performance will last approximately 7 minutes, and showcase at Music @ the Malt House in Stradbally on the 4 of May, 2019.
This project is for musicians age 12 upwards, and is focused on body percussion (a combination of clapping, feet stomping, clicking etc). Training will be provided (we do not expect you to be an expert in body percussion to take part!).
Rehearsals take place in Laois Music Centre, Church Avenue, Portlaoise on the following dates:
Thurs 28 Feb, 6:30pm-7pm
Thurs 14 March, 6:30pm-7:30pm
Thurs 28 March, 6:30pm-7:30pm
Thurs 4 April 6:30pm-7:30pm
Thurs 11 April, 6:30pm-7:30pm
You must also be available for a final rehearsal on Fri 3 May (times tbc), and performance on Sat 4 May (times tbc).
Participation is FREE OF CHARGE, open to students of Laois School of Music and Music Generation Laois, however, you must adhere to the schedule, repeated absenteeism will not be permitted.
To sign up – email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 057 8664176
6th Annual Music Festival with Music Generation Laois and Laois School of Music, Sunday 3 March 2019
Our 6th annual non-competitive Music Festival with Laois School of Music will take place on Sunday 3 of March in Laois Music Centre. This is a great opportunity for students and ensembles of Music Generation Laois and Laois School of Music to perform and get feedback from an external Music Advisor.
Applications are available from Tutors and by clicking on the link below:
Music Generation Laois will close from Saturday 22 December 2018 and re-open on Monday 7 of January 2019.
We wish all our students and their families a very happy Christmas, and a musical New Year!