Music Generation Leitrim is a new music education service for Co. Leitrim. It is part of Music Generation - Ireland’s national music education programme which transforms the lives of children and young people through high quality performance music education, and is co-funded by U2, The Ireland Funds, the Department of Education and Skills and managed locally by Leitrim Music Education Partnership, led by MSLETB with support from Leitrim County Council.
Music Generation Leitrim is delighted to announce its brand new VocalWorks programme for primary schools – A fun musical adventure that is tailored to suit everyone regardless of their age or musical background. Students will explore the world of music through the voice which will include learning various vocal techniques such as articulation, breathing exercises, voice projection, clarity and pronunciation as well as other useful performance and singing techniques including posture and the art of learning to sing in a group.
Schools must register their interest before 19th April. (Programme starts in September 2018.)
Thérèse McCartin appointed Music Generation Development Officer for Leitrim
Music Generation, together with Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board (MSLETB), is delighted to announce the appointment of accomplished musician, composer and music educator, Thérèse McCartin, as Music Generation Development Officer for Leitrim.
In her new post, Thérèse will have responsibility for developing an affordable and accessible performance music education programme for children and young people ages 0 to 18. This will include the coordination of music tuition services within Leitrim, working in partnership with schools, community music groups and centres in the formation of choirs, ensembles, access programmes, song-writing projects and more.