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Sligo International Chamber Music Festival

Tuned In @ Sligo International Chamber Music Festival May 4-7 2018

Tuned In @ Sligo International Chamber Music Festival May 4-7 2018

Music Generation Sligo

Masterclass & Performance Programme @ The Model, Sligo

Tuned In Sligo International Chamber Music Festival Youth Programme is a short intensive chamber music experience, curated by Professor James Cavanagh for young musicians and their tutors, combining masterclasses and performances.

“The holistic experience of music that the weekend offered was quite incredible.  Thank you so much for giving us the opportunity to be part of it.” – 2017 participant


This is a great opportunity for young string players to develop ensemble playing within the classical genre and to engage with high level artists in the nurturing environment of the Festival.

The weekend also brings young musicians into the audience to experience live performances of an international standard at one of Ireland’s leading chamber music events.

Masterclasses will be led by members of the Vogler Quartet and other festival performers. All Ensemble activities will be directed by Professor James Cavanagh, curator.

Tuned In invites string players, age 13+, grade 5 or above.

Following an intensive weekend of learning these talented young string players will perform a selection of classics on Sunday May 6th@ 5pm in The Model, Sligo.

See for further information and application form or email

Applications close on Friday 23rd February 2018.

Sligo International Chamber Music Festival takes place in St Columba’s Church Drumcliffe and The Model Sligo over the May bank holiday weekend. Under Artistic Director Tim Vogler, the festival offers its loyal audience and new visitors alike the opportunity to experience high standards of programming through a fresh choice of artists performing alongside the internationally acclaimed ensemble-in-residence, the Vogler Quartet. Festival guests performing as part of SICM 2018 are Christiane Oelze (soprano), Jonathan Ware (piano), Christopher Ellis (cello), Erlendis Guitar Quartet, Katherine Hunka (violin), Silver-Garburg Piano Duo and Dermot Dunne (accordion)

Tuned In is funded by Music Generation National Projects, in association with Music Generation Sligo.

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