Posted by SchoolDays Newshound on 13/06/2016. Tags: Education And Politics
Minister Bruton announces organisations to share in €50,000 Non-mainstream Music Education Bursary Scheme
The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, TD, announced the 25 successful grant recipients that have been awarded funding under the newly established Non-mainstream Music Education Bursary Scheme 2016.
The Department of Education and Skills introduced the €50,000 bursary scheme in February of this year, to provide a cash grant to support established, smaller-scale, non-mainstream music initiatives with limited access to other forms of public funding.
A Committee for Non-mainstream Department of Education and Skills funded Music Education was established, and received over 70 applications.
St. Agnes Community Centre for Music and Arts, Crumlin and Dublin Institute of Technology Ballymun Music Programme were each awarded a grant of €10,000. 23 other bursary recipients were awarded grants of between €2,500 and €1,000.
Meeting with representatives of the two top award recipients today, Minister Bruton said “I am delighted to announce the recipients of this bursary which will help to further cultivate the talent of our young musicians, and wish to acknowledge the dedication of the organisations and volunteers who work with them.”A list of the 25 successful grant recipients is provided below.St. Agnes Community Centre for Music and Arts - Dublin - €10,000
DIT Ballymun Music Programme - Dublin - €10,000
Galway Roscommon ETB Initiative - Galway - €2,500
Kerry ETB Initiative - Kerry - €2,500
Musical Youth Foundation - Wexford - €2,500
Kiltra School of Music - Wexford - €2,500
Radhairc Ceilteach Baile Munna - Dublin - €2,000
Colour my Strings - Kerry - €1,000
Letterkenny & District Pipe Band - Donegal - €1,000
Achill Pipe Band - Mayo - €1,000
Steadfast Shoes Brass Band - Monaghan - €1,000
Mullaghboy Accordion Band - Cavan - €1,000
Rahan Comhaltas - Westmeath - €1,000
Blanchardstown Brass Band - Dublin -€1,000
HFC Concert Band - Wexford - €1,000
Carndonagh Brass Band - Donegal -€1,000
Supertones Choir - Dublin - €1,000
St. Patrick’s Brass Band - Galway -€1,000
Manor Kilbride Music School - Wicklow - €1,000
Clara Town Band - Offaly - €1,000
Cullen Pipe Band - Cork - €1,000
Loch Garman Band - Wexford - €1,000
Dungarvan Brass Band - Waterford - €1,000
Clonakilty Brass Band - Cork - €1,000
Corduff Pipe Band - Monaghan - €1,000
See more at: www.education.ie