Category: News

Laoise O’Brien as Board Member of IAYO

We would love welcome Laoise O’Brien as the newest board member of IAYO! Laoise is a musician and producer based in Kilkenny City. She divides her time between her music production company and her...

“Mozart” Engraved Violin For Sale

IAYO have a full-size “Mozart” engraved violin for sale (below) recently serviced by Vegter Violins, for sale at the moment.. The violin has Mozart engraved on the scroll and pegbox and is from circa...

Viola for Loan

IAYO have a 15 7/8” viola for loan, recently serviced by Vegter Violins. This is a good student viola and is handmade in China and is suitable for a taller student. The viola comes...

Practice Club Hub is now Live!

We are delighted to announce that we have launched our new Practice Club Hub webpage! The Practice Club Hub contains videos and playlists that were recorded during our Practice Club sessions last summer.  During...

TG4 Réalta & Gaolta | Looking For Families

TG4 is looking for performing families to take part in the new series of Réalta & Gaolta. Families (siblings, cousins, parents, couples, etc.) do not need to be able to speak Irish but there...

A large youth orchestra on the National Concert Hall Stage

An Introduction to Mapping Youth Orchestras in Ireland

Written by Charlotte O’Donoghue New research on youth orchestra participation is underway at the University of Limerick with support from the Irish Association of Youth Orchestras (IAYO). Researcher Charlotte O’Donoghue is currently a PhD...