Soundwaves II delivers another big success

The achievements of the Soundwaves project in Donegal have been underlined after another stunning performance by young musicians at the end of Soundwaves II at the Regional Cultural Centre in Letterkenny.  After just three days, the twenty-eight musicians and singers showcased four original songs in small groups, an improvisation led in turn by two young conductors, and two remarkable new […]

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Donegal Chamber Orchestra seeking new members

              The Donegal Chamber Orchestra, which features students and amateur musicians from across the county, is seeking new members for 2016/2017 term. Auditions are open for:  * 5 Violins (Grade 5 RIAM or equivalent or above) * 2 Violas (Grade 5 RIAM or equivalent or above)  * 2Cellos (Grade 6 RIAM or equivalent or […]

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Soundwaves 2016

                  Building on the success of Soundwaves 2015  we would like to invite you to take part in a three day Soundwaves project led by Wall2Wall Music, which will run from Monday 15th – Wednesday 17th February ( during mid-term break) at the Regional Cultural Centre in Letterkenny. Cost €20 Participants will  be create and Jam music together, explore […]

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Come and try music session in Donegal Town

DMEP come and try sessons

The Donegal Music Education Partner ship (DMEP) are ensuring that children and young people in the Donegal Town area get more opportunities to learn how to play music and to sing.                       They are holding a ‘come and try’ session featuring lots of different instruments in the Adult Education and Training […]

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Summoning the spirit of Christmas at An Grianán

Oh what a night! It’s the last big event of 2015 for the Donegal Music Education Partnership, and a very special one. The Christmas Concert brought in a full house to An Grianán Theatre in Letterkenny on Sunday night (13th Dec). The audience were treated to a feast of festive entertainment from well over a hundred young musicians and singers from across […]

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December Newsletter

Hi there, The festive season has started and we are busy here at DMEP headquarters getting ready for the ever popular Annual Family Christmas Concert as well as making preparations for the various other Christmas performances that our Performing Groups will participate in throughout this month. We would love to see you at some of these events and feel free […]

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DMEP Annual Christmas Concert tickets are now on sale

We are delighted to announce that tickets for our annual Christmas Concert have now gone on sale. A family favourite that gets more and more popular every year and so tickets will most likely sell-out fast. To avoid disappointment, book yours right away here at An Grianán Theatre or at An Grianán Box Office on (074) 9120777. Tickets are at their […]

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November Newsletter

Hi there, We can`t believe how fast these weeks are flying by – already mid-November with Christmas around the corner ! We are busy here at DMEP headquarters getting ready for this weekend’s student concerts and of course making preparations for the various Christmas performances that our Performing Groups will present throughout December. (Full details in our December newsletter.) However […]

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DMEP Performing Groups – currently open for new members

  September seemed to fly by what with getting the weekly instrumental and vocal classes started in the various centres around the County, making sure the newly hired instruments found their way into eager student hands, tweaking tutors’ timetables and offering any remaining vacant tuition slots to those still on our waiting lists. With the classes up and running, we […]

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Errigal Singers currently open for new members!

Errigal Singers is an adult choir for people who simply love to sing with the added benefit or performing in some of the best venues around the County. Conducted by Lorna McLaughlin the choir is now in its fourth year. Errigal Singers cover a full range of repertoire from traditional Irish and World song arrangements, Popular and Jazz standards and […]

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