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​It is with great regret that the Galway Music Residency has learned of the passing of Board Member Dr Chris Coughlan.

It is with great regret that the Galway Music Residency has learned of the passing of Board Member Dr Chris Coughlan.

Paying tribute to Chris, Dr Michael Cuddy, Chair said, "It is with great sadness that we learned of Chris's passing. As an active member of the Board of the Galway Music Residency, Chris made a significant contribution to the organisation's development. On behalf of the Board and staff, we extend our sympathies to his family and friends at this time."

Lunchtime Concert Deal with Caprice!

We're delighted to announce that that next Tuesday, 6th March, our good friends at Caprice Café will be offering our patrons a 15% discount* following our Lunchtime with ConTempo. Why not make a day of it and treat yourself in Galway’s chicest new eatery, just a stone's throw from St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church. Present our concert programme when paying and enjoy a delicious post-concert lunch.

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Arts in Action

On Wednesday, 7th February, the Galway Music Residency presented ConTempo as part of NUI Galway’s Arts in Action series.

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ConTempo get Creative!

Continuing its long-standing partnership with the MA in Writing at NUI Galway, ConTempo worked with the students during two workshops in January and February exploring the links between music and literature, the written word and sound.

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Refreshing 3 Saturdays: 3 Kinds of Music

The Galway Music Residency (GMR) will present another 3 Saturdays: 3 Kinds of Music this spring/summer. This unique set of concerts will feature the Galway ConTempo Quartet and some of Ireland’s best established and emerging musicians.

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BELOVED: Magical Midwinter Memories

Over three days in mid-January ConTempo performed as part of Music for Galway's BELOVED Midwinter festival. Alongside nationally and internationally renowned artists, they explored works by composers in love.

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GMR's Apprentice Ensembles Perform!

The Galway Music Residency (GMR) will host a very special evening this Saturday 27th January at 7pm in the Emily Anderson Concert Hall at NUI Galway, presenting its current Apprentice Ensembles in concert.

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