POSTPONED : Uke Rocks 2020 with Music Generation

Mar 27th
10:30 am

Morning session 10am | Midday session 12.15

Music Generation Waterford proudly presents Uke Rocks 2020 – a performance workshop for primary school children learning ukulele with Music Generation Waterford.

On Friday 27th March over 200 primary school children from across Waterford will descend on Garter Lane to rock out on their Ukuleles with a live house band made up of local musicians Jennifer Hartery, John Mullins, Darragh O’Connor, Ed O’Neill, Colin Harries and Peter Taylor from Music Generation Waterford. Uke Rocks is the ultimate session for young uke players to unleash their inner rock star!

Music Generation Waterford and Garter Lane are delighted to welcome the pupils from the following schools taking part in Music Generation Waterford Ukulele programme and Uke Rocks 2020:

  • Ballyduff National School

  • Scoil na bhFíodh, Fews

  • Kilmacthomas Primary School

  • Killea Boys National School

  • Portlaw National School

  • Passage East National School

  • St. Declan’s Boys National School

Morning session 10am – 11.30am: 119 (4 schools, 111 kids, 8 teachers)
Midday session 12.15 – 1.45pm: 87 (3 schools, 81 kids, 6 teachers)

Music Generation Waterford is a performance music education programme for children and young people aged 0 to 18 years in Waterford City and County. From singing and instrumental group lessons, traditional ensembles and choirs, Music Generation Waterford has something for everyone to get involved in.  Music Generation Waterford works with 22 primary schools across Waterford City and County and also has two afterschool music centres for children and young people to access music.

To find out about how your child can get involved with Music Generation Waterford contact: / 087 3191973

Music Generation is Ireland’s national music education programme initiated by Music Network funded by U2, The Ireland Funds and The Department of Education & Skills. In partnership with Waterford and Wexford Education and Training Board ¦ Waterford City and County Council.

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