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9th Fidelio Trio Winter Chamber Music Festival, 26th-28th November 2021
Photo: Pavel Urusov
Camilla George at Thomastown June 2022 - Music Network
Photo: Rob Flanagan
Irish Baroque Orchestra in Cambridge June 2022, guest director Bojan Cicic
Photo: Andrew Wilkinson
Tim Edey, Mairi Rankin & Eric Wright
West Cork Music July 2022 - Quatuor Danel St Brendan's Church
Photo: Benson Russell
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The musical landscape encompasses a wide variety of genres and traditions, as well as a wealth of contemporary styles
The Arts Council offers a wide range of financial supports across artforms and arts practices, including music.
Links to music organisations funded by the Arts Council.
Information and advice videos for Music applicants seeking funding is available here
Making Great Art Work - Arts Council Strategy (2016–2025)(PDF, 3.29MB, 48 pages)
Missing a beat: bridging Ireland's orchestral gaps (2010 report & 2012 update)(DOC, 1.07MB, 177 pages)
Missing a beat: bridging Ireland's orchestral gaps (Arts Council introduction)(DOC, 0.10MB, 2 pages)
Raising your voice: towards a policy for the development of choral music in Ireland(PDF, 3.56MB, 80 pages)
The Arts Council announces Music Policy Development Consultation
Contact the members of our Music department
087 406 4922
087 271 4679
087 407 5760
087 052 3320
087 475 9217
Cross artform practices
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The Arts Council is the national agency for funding, developing and promoting the arts in Ireland.