Shaun gets top music mark in country!

Well done to Shaun Fletcher, Buncrana, on a remarkable result – getting the highest mark in Leaving Certificate music in the country in 2018! He received news of this achievement in recent days. Shaun is an exceptional piano player and was a student of DMEP tutor Edita Labaunaskiene. Well done to her too! He’s a former High Achiever with the […]

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Sheerbuzz top the bill at EAF gig

One of the happening young bands on the Irish music scene, Sheerbuzz, are back in the Regional Cultural Centre in Letterkenny tomorrow night (Fri) for an Earagail Arts Festival gig. It’s expected to be a full house, with Sheerbuzz headlining and well supported by Dublin outfit Atticus and Letterkenny ‘noise jucks’ Happy Out. Start time is 7pm and it’s just […]

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DMEP student concert 11.5.19 run-order

Lots of talent here in the Regional Cultural Centre in Letterkenny tomorrow (Sat) for the DMEP student concert. Looking forward to it! All welcome, admission free 🙂  Stay for some or all of the concert. Here’s the running-order (and if you’re a performer and don’t see your name included, don’t worry – come along and we’ll have a spot for […]

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Grand finale promised at ‘Orchestras!’ concert

About eighty young musicians from Donegal and Carlow will join together for the grand finale of the ‘Orchestras!’ concert at the Regional Culture Centre in Letterkenny on Saturday evening (13th). They’ll play three pieces to finish what promises to be an entertaining concert featuring the highly-rated Donegal Youth Orchestra and their special guests, Carlow Youth Orchestra. The concert starts at […]

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Mary Armitage – on stage at the National Concert Hall

Mary Armitage followed in the footsteps of some of the world’s greatest musicians and performers when she took the stage of the National Concert Hall in Dublin on Saturday night to receive a prestigious award. Mary is this year’s winner of the Agnes O’Kane Award, presented by the Irish Association of Youth Orchestras to someone who’s made an outstanding contribution […]

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Mullane and Miller give Trad Week workshops

The outstanding accordionist Damien Mullane and renowned Scottish singer Siobhan Miller are holding workshops in the Regional Cultural Centre in Letterkenny next Saturday 19th. Here are the details – Accordion/melodeon, 4.30pm to 6pm with Damien Mullane Singing, 4.30pm with Siobhan Miller Cost – €10, which includes admission to RCC concert at 8pm. Thanks Music Network and RCC for making this price possible! […]

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Classy closing concerts for Chamber Music Fest

The 5th Donegal Chamber Music Festival comes to a close this weekend with two concerts at Conwal Church in Letterkenny. It’s been a very successful festival, with an outstanding performance by the RTE ConTempo Quartet in Glenveagh, a well-attended concert by the Donegal Chamber Orchestra with Tom Byrne and the Donagh Choir in Carndonagh, and the Donegal Junior Strings putting […]

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