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Change the record, change the world!

The Mac Anna Theatre at Dundalk Institute of Technology was filled to capacity for an evening of original songs and music composed as part of an innovative project hosted by the Department of Creative Arts, Media and Music at DkIT. The very special concert on the eve of the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities brought together a wonderful and diverse group of artists from RehabCare, DkIT, Coláiste Rís and the wider community. The event was hosted by Senator Mary Moran, spokesperson on Education, Disability, Mental Health and Equality.

Masterclass with International Soprano Virginia Kerr

As part of the Music Masterclass series, the Department of Creative Arts, Media and Music is pleased to present guest artist Virginia Kerr, international soprano and expert on musical performance anxiety, next Thursday, 3 December in the Mac Anna Theatre from 2-3.30pm. Virginia will be presenting a lecture-demonstration on performance anxiety and health for musicians

Hear Our Voices

Music is full of double acts. Lennon and McCartney shouted for ‘Help!’, Jagger and Richards wanted satisfaction while Benny and Bjorn just said ‘thank you for the music’. The latest musical partnership to hit Dundalk will see almost fifty performers from Dundalk Institute of Technology’s BA (Hons) Applied Music programme and RehabCare Resource Centre, Carrol Village taking the stage at the Mac Anna Theatre, DkIT. This evening of original songs and music, which they have written together over the last two months, takes place on Wednesday 2 December at 7pm.

Successful CMC Music Marathon at DkIT Highlights Ireland’s Creative Talents

On Thursday November 5th, the Department of Creative Arts, Media and Music at DkIT hosted the Contemporary Music Centre's 2015 New Music Marathon. Participants attended from all over Ireland and took part in two concerts of fresh, inspiring new music from the next generation of Irish composers. The concerts featured composers and performers from the University of Ulster, Magee (Derry); NUI Maynooth; University of Limerick (UL) and here at DkIT.

2015-2016 Michael Van Dessel Choral Conducting Scholar Award Announced

The Department of Creative Arts, Media and Music has announced the recipient of the 2015-2016 Michael Van Dessel Choral Conducting Scholar Award. Christina Lynn, a fourth year student on the BA (Hons) Applied Music programme is the first recipient of the award, which was presented by Jan Van Dessel, Michael’s son.

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