About Music Generation
Music Generation is Ireland’s National Music Education Programme that transforms the lives of children and young people through access to high quality performance music education in their locality. Through partnership, we create rich and diverse ways for participants to engage in vocal and instrumental tuition delivered by skilled professional musicians, across all musical genres and styles.
Initiated by Music Network, Music Generation was set up in 2010 co-funded by U2, The Ireland Funds, the Department of Education and Skills and Local Music Education Partnerships (LMEPs).
Read more about how the Music Generation journey began, or watch a video to learn more about how it works.
Phase 1 of the programme was establlished in 11 LMEP Areas. Phase 2 commenced expansion into 9 further LMEP Areas. Music Generation currently creates some 48,500 opportunities for children and young people to engage in music tuition annually, generating more than 400 employment opportunities across a range of artistic/managerial, musician and administrative/support roles.
Music Generation Longford
Music Generation Longford plans to transform the landscape for performance music education in the county by delivering a range of performance music education programmes which respond to the local needs and context of Co. Longford.
Further information about Music Generation Longford is available in the Summary Framework Plan.