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GMR announces 3 Saturdays: 3 Kinds of Music

Back by popular demand, the Galway Music Residency in association with Galway City Museum presents another 3 Saturdays: 3 Kinds of music. Taking us from spring into summer, this unique set of concerts will feature the Galway ConTempo Quartet and some of Ireland’s best young musicians.

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Lunchtimes with ConTempo return!

It’s a new year and the Galway Music Residency is delighted to be back with the first Lunchtime with ConTempo of 2017 today at 1:10pm! This popular series, which takes place in St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, focuses on the late string quartets of Joseph Haydn (1732-1809).

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Music to Lift the Heart: GMR & Croí fundraiser

It’s a new day, and it’s a new dawn for the Galway Music Residency and local Heart & Stroke Charity Croi, who come together for the first time to present a New Year Fundraising Concert – 'New Beginnings' on Thursday, 2 February at 7pm in Croí House, Newcastle, Galway. This special concert aims to raise awareness and funds for these two community-focused organisations.

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Sym-phonic Waves

ConTempo is delighted to announce it will be working with the new youth orchestral initiative Sym-phonic Waves, an exciting new opportunity for young musicians in the West of Ireland.

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The Art of ConTempo/raneous

On the 21st of September the Galway Music Residency in association with Dr John Kenny of the Creative Writing MA at NUI Galway, presented an evening of literature and music, the interactions between the two and the new art that was born out of a number of workshops between ConTempo and the MA students.

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Become our Friend!

English composer Malcolm Arnold said that "Music is the social act of communication among people, a gesture of friendship, the strongest there is". Our friends are very special members of the Galway Music Residency family. They are very much part of helping us in the work that we do while enjoying a host of benefits.

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ConTempo/raneous: Literature

The Galway Music Residency is delighted to announce a wonderful event which marks the culmination of its collaboration with the staff and students of the MA in creative writing at NUI, Galway.

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