Latest

Irish Film & Pops Orchestra
Course
30 November Artane School of Music
The Club Sessions
Concert
28 September The Rugby Club Tullamore
Traditional Arts Project Award (Max. awarded: €80,000)
Funding
16 August The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Managing Editor, Music, WQXR
Job
27 July WQXR

News

Christian Marclay Announced as Composer in Residence for Huddersfield
New work for 20 pianos to receive world premiere.
Susan McKeown, Conor Linehan and Craig Cox Appointed DLR Musicians-in-Residence
Scheme will culminate in five performances of work developed by the three musicians.
New Releases: Contemporary Music (July 2018)
A round-up of new contemporary music releases

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Reviews

Challenging Heights
Composer Ed Bennett's latest release with his ensemble Decibel has just the right number of swerves and asymmetries, writes John McLachlan.
Words, Music and the Surrounding Silence
Mark Fitzgerald reviews the first Beckett Chamber Music Series, which took place at the Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin, on 24, 27 and 30 June.
Interweaving Lines
What is the common heritage between traditional Irish tunes and Baroque dances? Adrian Scahill reviews a new recording on the RTÉ Lyric FM label.

Articles

What Does the New Irish-Language Plan Mean for Music?
Five-year plan promises new funding for the arts.
A Global Ireland Without Musicians?
The Irish Government has launched a new initiative, 'Global Ireland', with international aspirations – but what does it mean for Irish music?
The Truth About Country Music in the USA
Music is playing its part in the new battle of ideas in American politics, and perhaps none more so than country. But where does it sit – on the right or the left – and who decides? Mark Allan Jackson, editor of a new book on country, challenges the perspectives on both sides.
The New Normal?
The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra has just announced its 2018/19 season. Adrian Smith looks at the range of music on offer – from contemporary and classical to traditional – and considers some of the overall trends in programming.
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Latest Events

The Club Sessions
Concert
28 September The Rugby Club Tullamore
Music Generation Laois Trad Summer School 2018
Summer School
20 July Portlaoise Further Education and Training Centre, Tower Hill, Portlaoise,Co Laois
Quiet Lights
Festival
7 September Various locations in Cork City
BIMM Institute Dublin Open Day
Open Day
27 July BIMM Dublin

Latest Jobs and Opportunities

Irish Film & Pops Orchestra
Course
30 November Artane School of Music
Traditional Arts Project Award (Max. awarded: €80,000)
Funding
16 August The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Managing Editor, Music, WQXR
Job
27 July WQXR
Assistant Director – Venues
Job
24 July Sofar Sounds
Music Scholarship – The Ewan MacColl Memorial Scholarship
Call for Submissions
31 July Newcastle University

Upcoming Events

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CAN! Sing
Concert
18 July An Taibhdhearc, Galway
Violins
Concert
19 July Bewleys Cafe Theatre, Dublin
'A Baroque Banquet' - Irish Youth Baroque Orchestra Finale Concert - Kildare
Concert
20 July Castletown House, Co. Kildare
Joe Mooney Summer School
Summer School
21 July Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim
Norah O'Leary and Catríona O'Mahony
Concert
21 July Triskel Christchurch, Cork
'A Baroque Banquet' - Irish Youth Baroque Orchestra Finale Concert - Dublin
Concert
21 July St Ann's Church, Dawson Street, Dublin
John Kitchen @ Dún Laoghaire Organ Concerts
Concert
22 July St Michael's Church, Dun Laoghaire
Opening Concert with Garadice @ Joe Mooney Summer School
Concert
22 July Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim
Irish National Opera presents: Orfeo ed Euridice
Opera
23 July Town Hall Theatre
Fiddle Recital @ Joe Mooney Summer School
Concert
24 July Drumshanbo Community Centre

Upcoming Deadlines

Marketing Manager
Job
16 July Sick! Festival
Junior RNCM Trumpet Tutor (part-time)
Job
16 July Royal Northern College of Music
Moderator to Support Arts Council Funding Processes
Tender
16 July The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Arts Consultant: Project Manager
Job
16 July Cruit Éireann – Harp Ireland
Talent & Location Scouts
Job
16 July Beatvyne
Streaming Intern
Job
16 July Polydor Records
Head of UNESCO City of Music
Job
17 July Liverpool City Council
Assistant Librarian/Archivist at ITMA
Job
17 July Irish Traditional Music Archive
Fundraising Manager
Job
18 July Oxford Lieder

Festivals

Sligo Jazz Festival 2018
Festival
24 July Hawk's Well Theatre, Sligo
Keywest  announced for Bulmers Live at Leopardstown 2018
Festival
26 July Leopardstown Racecourse
Hotter Than July festival 2018
Festival
29 July Smithfield Square
Castlepalooza Music & Arts Festival 2018
Festival
3 August Charleville Castle

Funding

The Piano Scheme 2018 31 July All over Ireland
Florence Hilda Yates Music Scholarship 31 July Newcastle University
Developing Your Creative Practice 16 August Arts Council England
NI Artists' International Development Fund 16 August British Council
Traditional Arts Project Award (Max. awarded: €80,000) 16 August The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon