Band Development Project 2016

Calling All Young Musicians.  MGC NEEDS YOU!

Young Carlow musicians (between the ages of 13-18 years) are invited to apply for a band development opportunity that will run throughout the first two weeks of August 2016 in Carlow Vocational School. Pioneered by Sarah Murphy and the team at Wall2Wall music, this opportunity will allow aspiring musicians to develop their skills, by exploring song-writing, improvisation, recording and production of their own music.  Submissions are invited from musicians of all genres of music including rock, pop, traditional and technology.

This two week opportunity costs €40 and applications will be accepted by downloading the form below and returning to Paula Phelan by post to Music Generation Carlow, KCETB Offices, Athy Road, Carlow or by email to

Funded under the Music Generation/Arts Council Partnership

Carlow Young Creatives Summer Course Registration Form





Are you an intermediate/advanced secondary school traditional musician between the age of 13-18 years?

Interesting in playing really high quality traditional music in a fun and friendly environment?

Then REELIG needs you!

Reelig is MGC’s young traditional group directed by Aine Donohoe and Ciaran Somers who meet regularly to play exciting and challenging traditional repertoire.  REELIG has represented MGC at a number of local and national events over the past year and were recently participants in the 2nd staging of the Music @ Mount Leinster festival in Borris, Co. Carlow.

We are holding  auditions on Friday 13th May.  If you are interested in auditioning for a place in REELIG please email