Music Ensemble Workshop with Rebecca McCarthy Kent

Music Ensemble Workshop with Rebecca McCarthy Kent

Music Ensemble Workshop with Rebecca McCarthy Kent

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Music Ensemble Workshop with Rebecca McCarthy Kent, part of Lasta Festival 2024.

Accomplished musician and performer Rebecca McCarthy Kent invites musicians to join her for a Multi-instrumental two day workshop to explore and develop an arrangement of traditional Irish music with a mixture of traditional tunes and new compositions. A variety of different musical genres will be used to create the arrangements which will then be performed on Sunday evening. Open to all ages from intermediate to advanced levels.

Pre-registration is required in advance. Music will be provided at the workshops (or in advance if you register ahead of the workshop). The workshop will focus on arrangement of music and performance. 

Participants will get the opportunity to perform to a live audience during the Music Ensemble Showcase which is a culmination of the Ensemble Workshop and will be held on Sun 9th June 2024 @ 7pm. Participants’ family and friends can purchase tickets to this exciting event: €10 +bf. More Details


Rebecca McCarthy Kent

Rebecca McCarthy Kent is a multi-instrumentalist, equally accomplished in both classical and traditional music. She has won multiple Fleadh Ceoil All-Ireland titles in both fiddle and piano and was the Bonn Óir Seán Ó Riada champion for 2019. Rebecca has toured nationally and internationally with different musical groups in Germany, Canada, USA, Dubai, Romania, China and many more. Rebecca is a member of the band 3 on the Bund who have just released their debut album “Frenzy” this past March. Rebecca is also a member of the renowned Kerry – based dance show, ‘Celtic Steps.’ As well as performing regularly, Rebecca is co-founder, musical director and composer for the Waterford- based fusion orchestra – Tradchestra. Rebecca is a qualified primary school teacher and has achieved first place in the TTCT teaching diploma in Irish music. Rebecca also achieved a First Class Honours for her master’s degree in Irish Music Performance at the University of Limerick. 

Event Details:

  • Dates/Times: Sat 8th- Sun 9th June 2024 @10am-5pm.
  • Tickets: €80 +bf (for two days). Spaces are limited, therefore booking is essential.
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Music Ensemble Showcase

Music Ensemble Showcase is the culmination of the Ensemble Workshop with Rebecca McCarthy and will be held on Sun 9th June 2024 @7pm. Tickets: €10 +bf. More Details

Lasta 2024

Young Curators’ Festival 2024: A National Arts Festival by Young People for Young People which takes place between Tuesday 4th – Sunday 9th June 2024.

We look forward to welcoming you to Siamsa Tíre Theatre. 

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€80 +bf (for 2 days)


8 June 2024 - 10:00 am
9 June 2024 - 10:00 am

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