Residential and Summer Courses

This is the current list of residential and summer courses for young instrumentalists in Ireland for summer 2019.

 

Ceol na Mara

Now in it’s 12th year, this is a non residential course designed with families in mind. In addition to the classes featuring both classical and traditional music, the location gives everyone time to enjoy the beautiful Connemara countryside.

Ceol na Mara Junior/Junior Plus

Ceol na Mara Intermediate/Advanced

Date:  21 – 26 July 2019

Venue: Kylemore Abbey, Connemara.

W: www.ceolnamara.ie

E: oonagh.keogh@ceolnamara.ie

T: +353 86 266 8428

 

ConCorda Chamber Music Course

ConCorda is an exciting international chamber music course for young string musicians supported by the Irish Association of Youth Orchestras, the Irish Chamber Orchestra and The Arts Council.

Date: 28 July – 5 August 2019

Venue: Newtown School, Waterford. (www.newtownschool.ie)

W: www.concorda.ie

E: info@iayo.ie

T: +353 21 421 5185

 

Donegal Summer School of Music

Please note that due to building works in Loreto Letterkenny, they have relocated to Errigal College this year.

Now in its 18th year, the Summer School is an ideal way to explore the world of music. Classes can be enjoyed by students who already take music lessons and also by keen newcomers.

Date: 8 – 13 July 2019

Venue: Errigal College, Letterkenny.

W: www.donegalsummerschoolofmusic.org

E: info.dssm07@gmail.com

T: +353 86 664 9954

 

Dublin Youth Orchestras Chamber Music Courses

The DYO Chamber Music Summer Courses are designed for young musicians (from age 9 to 18) with some experience in orchestra and chamber music and also for those who are completely new to ensemble playing.

Senior Course

Date: 23 June – 28 June 2019

Junior Course

Date: 30 June – 3 July 2019

Venue: King’s Hospital School, Palmerstown, Co Dublin

W: www.dyo.ie

E: courses@dyo.ie

T: +353 83 344 7293

 

IAYO Chamber Music Workshops

Dates: TBC

W: www.iayo.ie

E: info@iayo.ie

T: +353 21 421 5185

 

Irish Youth Wind Ensemble

The group meets once every year for a week-long residential course.

Date: 20 – 27 July 2019

Venue: University of Limerick.

W: www.iywe.ie

E: info@iywe.ie

T: +353 21 421 5185

 

National Youth Orchestra of Ireland

W: www.nyoi.ie

E: info@nyoi.ie

T: +353 1 616 9642

 

OURchestra

This summer’s programme includes orchestral playing, chamber music & trad. Summer fun for all, with home cooked food and campfires.

Summer Camp 2019

Date: 1 – 5 July 2019

Venue: Esker, Athenry, County Galway.

W: coole-music.com

E: ourchestra.esker@gmail.com