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The Frank Maher Classical Music Awards

€5,000 Schools Classical Music Competition Now Open For 2017 Entries The Frank Maher Classical Music Awards were established in 2001 by Top Security to showcase outstanding young musical talent in Ireland and are open...

A Summer of Music

This summer has seen a new level of activity for youth orchestras and young players with no less than six national-level ensembles rehearsing and performing throughout the summer months in addition to many other...

IAYO Youth Orchestra Achievement Awards 2017 now open!

The aim of the awards is to acknowledge particular achievements by IAYO member Youth Orchestras during the calendar year 2017 which have contributed significantly to the development of these orchestras. Click here for details and...

Esker Festival Orchestra Tour Great Success

The Esker Festival Orchestra was set up in 2014 to provide a high-quality, beneficial and meaningful musical opportunity for young emerging musicians from all across Ireland and for the first time to have an...

Festival of Youth Orchestras 2018

We’re delighted to announce the participating orchestras for the 2018 Festival, to be held at the National Concert Hall on 10th February next. Tickets will be on sale from October from the National Concert...