Category: News

Queen’s University Symphony Orchestra on Tour! 

The 2021/22 season saw the Queen’s University Symphony Orchestra (QUSO), one of only two fully student-run orchestras in Ireland, re-emerge after over a year of disrupted rehearsals due to the pandemic. Following a successful...

Dublin Concert Band Recruiting Brass Players

Dublin Concert Band are recruiting new musicians to join them! Dublin Concert Band currently have vacancies in most sections but they would especially love to hear from experienced brass players. Maybe you haven’t played...

Erin Thornton Awarded the Richardson-Smith Cup

Erin Thornton, viola, was awarded with the Richardson-Smith Cup by Gillian Smith on Wednesday 6th October for an outstanding contribution to music at St Agnes’ Community Centre for Music and the Arts, Crumlin. Erin...

IAYO Youth Orchestra Collaboration Grant

We are delighted to share that Musica Fusion School of Music and Athenry Youth Orchestra will receive the Irish Association of Youth Orchestras Collaboration Grant! Athenry Youth Orchestra will be using the grant for...

IAYO / ESTA – Ireland Chamber Music Workshop for Tutors

Written by Katharina Baker After 2 years of virtual productions, Zoom workshops and Zoom concerts and even Zoom coffee mornings, the Irish branch of ESTA (European String Teachers Association) in association with IAYO finally...

An Update from Mullingar Town Band

IAYO associate members Mullingar Town Band have sent a lovely update who have had a very eventful few months and a busy summer planned! They were delighted to win Best Musical Performance and Overall...