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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Job Vacancy – Music Development Manager

We are recruiting !  Applications are invited for the post of Music Development Manager (Acting) which is being offered as a one year contract to cover to cover a career break while Angela heads off to explore pastures new. This exciting opportunity will offer a genuine challenge to the appointee to work on the development and enhancement of music education […]

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Donegal Youth Choir Auditions Sunday 27 September

Donegal Youth Choir- Electric Picnic

Are you interested in singing and would like the opportunity to develop your musicality in a fun environment? Do you enjoy performing and being part of a team? Donegal Youth Choir (DYC) is now recruiting new members for the 2015-16 academic year. Membership is by audition only. Who can join? Any young male & female singers aged between14 and 20 […]

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DMEP is delighted to be participating once again in Culture Night 2015

Donegal Music Education Partnership (DMEP) is delighted to be participating once again in the 10th annual Culture Night  in Letterkenny on Friday 18 September, as part of a programme of events curated by Donegal County Council’s Arts/Cultural Service. Following our hugely successful Soundwaves 2015 summer creative music project, we are delighted to show the 5 videos made by our talented teenage musicians […]

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Donegal Youth Orchestra to visit Tory Island

Donegal Youth Orchestra

Looking forward to bringing Donegal Youth Orchestra to Tory Island on Sunday 23 August, a rescheduled visit  that originally was planned for May, which had to be postponed due to adverse weather conditions. We are so looking forward to this trip. The Donegal Youth Orchestra (DYO) is the largest of the DMEP ensembles and provides a great platform for students […]

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Making Soundwaves

Soundwaves 2015

  Sssooooo proud of what all our teenage musicians achieved on the first two weeks of our summer creative music project Soundwaves. You REALLY need to check out their brill songs and videos, it will blow you away, they truly are on a par with anything you hear on radio / national / International charts today. Hey… Donegal, Ireland is […]

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