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.
GMR presented its second series of Music & Musings in May and June in the Black Gate Cultural Centre is association with the ConTemporary Music Centre. Breaking down the barriers so often associated with contemporary music, the series continues to fascinate Galway audiences.
The Galway ConTempo Quartet worked with the NUI Galway Concert Orchestra during the spring semester through sectional tutorials and orchestral rehearsals to assist in developing a beautiful concert repertoire. On Saturday 21st April, GMR was delighted to present the Galway ConTempo Quartet as part of the orchestra's Spring Concert in the Black Box Theatre, where this hard work came to fruition.