Music Ensemble Showcase

Music Ensemble Showcase

Music Ensemble Showcase

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Music Ensemble Showcase. part of Lasta Festival 2024.

Music Ensemble Showcase is the culmination of a multi-instrumental arrangement workshop for local musicians led by Rebecca McCarthy Kent over the Lasta festival weekend. The performance will be an exciting mixture of traditional tunes and newly composed music from a variety of different musical genres. You can also enjoy a special performance by Killarney School of Music students.

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. 

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Ensemble Workshop

Multi- instrumental two day workshop with Rebecca McCarthy Kent. Open to all ages from intermediate to advanced levels. Pre-registration is required by 24th May. Music will be sent in advance to be rehearsed as the workshops focus on arrangement and performance only,  More Details

Lasta 2024

Young Curators’ Festival 2024: A National Arts Festival by Young People for Young People which takes place between Tuesday 4th – Saturday 8th June 2024.

We look forward to welcoming you to Siamsa Tíre Theatre. 

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9 June 2024 - 7:00 pm
 

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