Kilkenny’s Butler House in partnership with Music Generation Kilkenny will be running a “Sounds of Summer” series a showcase of young, emerging local talent in the beautiful surroundings of the walled garden, adjacent to Kilkenny Castle.
Running over three Saturdays in June, all events will be *Free* to the public and will take place in the stunning surroundings of Butler Garden in the heart of Kilkenny City.
Saturday June 4th | |12.00 p.m. – 12.30 p.m.
Join us in the Garden Saturday June 4th ,12.00 p.m. – 12.30 p.m. for a String Performance with students from Scoil Naomh Fiachra, Clontubrid, Co. Kilkenny and St. Kieran’s NS, Johnstown, Co. Kilkenny. Both Schools take part in the Music Generation Kilkenny Primary School String Programme and are taught by musician educator Carl Rochford. The young musicians are very much looking forward to performing in the garden at Butler House.
About Music Generation:
Music Generation is a national music education programme for children and young people, initiated by Music Network, co-funded by U2, The Ireland Funds, and The Department of Education & Skills. Music Generation Kilkenny is managed by Kilkenny Music Education Partnership, a partnership between Kilkenny and Carlow Education and Training Board and Kilkenny County Council.
About Creative Music Space:
An after-school rock and pop music hub run in partnership with Foróige at the DRUM, MacDonagh Shopping Centre on Thursdays delivering small group lessons in ukulele, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, drums and singing.
Please note as these are outdoor events, each date will run weather permitting
For further information, visit www.butler.ie