Category: News

Children First Act 2015 update

As you are aware, the Children First Act 2015 came into effect on 11 December 2017 and the implementation deadline of 11 March 2018 has now passed. As it stands, all youth organisations are...

Limerick School of Music’s trip to Chester

For the last number of years, Limerick School of Music Senior Orchestra have embarked on trips to different parts of Ireland to meet with other Orchestras and make music together. These include concerts in...

Arts Council Next Generation Artists Award

The purpose of the Next Generation Artists Award is to support a group of promising artists across all disciplines at an early but pivotal stage in their career. This once-off and exceptional award is...

Love Your Orchestras!

Update as of 30 April 2018 On Monday 23 April, RTÉ Orchestras: Ensuring a sustainable future was published by Helen Boaden & Mediatique. Below is the statement from IAYO on the matter: We welcome...

Youth Orchestra Achievement Awards 2017

Development of the Youth Orchestra Award: Musica Fusion School of Music The Development of the Youth Orchestra Award recognises the efforts of member orchestras in promoting the growth and development of their orchestra. This...

Athenry Orchestras Composers in Residence 2018

Athenry Music School has had a composer in residence each year since its foundation in 2007. This year, they have 2 composers and an entire funk band partnered with their orchestra programmes. The Creation...