MGCarlow set to launch Traditional Irish Music Programme

Music Generation Carlow is delighted to announce the launch of its’ Traditional Irish Music programme with an exciting afternoon of sample tuition and group performances for young musicians.

The launch which will take place from 3-6pm on Saturday 30th November in Scoil Mhuire Gan Smal NS, Carlow, and is a fantastic opportunity for children to sample the tuition on offer with Music Generation Carlow’s Traditional Irish Music programme.

The afternoon will involve a ‘workshop-style’ tuition session where the children can avail of the opportunity to participate in a ‘sample’ class with our experienced tutors.  The young musicians will learn a song with their respective tutors and it is hoped that all musicians will come together at the end of the day for a large group performance of the chosen song.

This event is FREE to participants from 2nd class up to 18 years of age. All levels of musicianship, from beginners to advanced players, will be catered for.  At the end of the launch day, participants will be invited to sign up for weekly lessons, monthly sessions and termly traditional orchestra events (there will be a small charge for weekly lessons).

The launch of MGCarlow’s Traditional Irish Music programme is an exciting event for the young musicians of Carlow to avail of quality tuition and to experience group performing.  It is hoped that this programme will grow over time and allow musicians the chance to develop their traditional music skills in a friendly, relaxed and full-filled atmosphere.

If you would like more information on the launch of MGCarlow’s Traditional Irish Music programme please contact Paula Phelan at or call 059-9138532


Rock School@ The Vault

MGC is delighted to have launched its’ popular-music based strand in The Vault over the past few weeks entitled Rock School@The Vault, in association with Carlow Regional Youth Services.  Our MGC musician team includes the talented trio of Paul Horohan, Mike Hayden and Orla Colleton who teach guitar, drums and vocal studies respectively.  The musicians are working from  a popular music based repertoire and there has been a fantastic response to the strand from participating students who meet every Saturday morning to receive tuition in a lively, fun-filled and exciting atmosphere.  The aim of Rock School@The Vault is to promote performance learning in an enjoyable and relaxed way and is open to all young people no matter what level their are currently at in their musical studies.

If you would like more information on Rock School @The Vault please contact MGC on 059-9138532 or email



Borris Vocational School Variety Show and MGC

This weekend marks the annual Borris Vocational School Variety Show and one of MGC’s first public performances with a choral showcase by Borris Junior and TY Choir, as part of their MGC Bravo programme.  The concert will take place this Friday 8th November at 8pm and Sunday 10th November at 7.30pm in the school sports hall and will feature a wealth of talent from the students, (and indeed the staff!) of Borris V.S.  Tickets are available on the door each night or from Borris V.S reception.