GMR was delighted to work with NUI Galway and Dr Aidan Thomson on the launch of the new BA in Music at the university on Tuesday 9 October. The establishment of this 4-year degree programme is a monumental moment in the musical life of Galway and the West of Ireland and it was celebrated to the highest degree on Tuesday.
Galway City Council Arts Office in partnership with the Galway Music Residency invite expressions of interest for a commission for the Galway ConTempo Quartet. It is intended that this new work will be premiered within the Galway Music Residency’s Music & Musings concert series in Autumn 2019.
Following a successful first year Sym-phonic Waves, the new youth orchestra for the West of Ireland, takes flight again this summer under its new guardian Music Generation Galway County, Galway City & Roscommon. The Galway Music Residency is delighted to support the Sym-phonic Waves project as it enters this new stage of development.
On 17th June in the Emily Anderson Concert Hall, GMR said a final farewell to its 2017/18 Apprentice Ensembles. Following a year of hard work with ConTempo, the ensembles performed a beautiful recital of Beethoven, Prokofiev and Piazzolla.