Special strings concert begins Chamber Music Fest

The 10th anniversary concert of the Donegal Junior Strings Orchestra at the Glebe Gallery, Churchill, on Saturday (12th) begins the programme of the 2019 Donegal Chamber Music Festival. There are five concerts in eight days, featuring the Donegal Chamber Orchestra, the Aisling Óir Harp Duo and the strings duo Victor Yélamo (cello) and Orsolya Szabo-Yélamo (violin). A special feature this […]

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Top gypsy jazz violinist gives workshop in Ramelton

Fiddlers and violin players from Donegal and beyond can have a workshop in Ramelton on Saturday with the man described by the Sunday Times as ‘the king of gypsy music’, Tcha Limberger. Tcha, originally from Belgium and now living in Spain, is a virtuoso on violin and also on guitar. He’s in Donegal for this weekend’s Django Sur Lennon festival, […]

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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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