Programmes

Here are some of our current programmes, please contact us for more information.

 Julianstown Youth Orchestra  &

Instrumental Hub

Julianstown Youth Orchestra, which is located at Colaiste na hInse, Bettystown, Co. Meath, is inviting new members to join their orchestra this September. If you are aged 8-18 years, play an instrumental instrument and would like to join a fun youth orchestra, email [email protected] to book your audition slot.

We also teach instrumental classes at Julianstown Youth Orchestra Instrumental Hub located at Colaiste na hInse in partnership with Julianstown Youth Orchestra.   

 If you’re interested in learning a new instrument you can email us directly at [email protected] to get more information.

Meath Youth Choir

Meath Youth Choir is an initiative that started online in January 2021. We always welcome new members.

Rehearsals are ongoing in our Hub in Navan.

We welcome back previous members and would love to see some new members joining.

If you would like to join, or you would like to return, apply below.

Meath Youth Choir

Meath Children’s Choir

Meath Children’s Choir was formed in September 2021. This choir is aimed at children from 2nd to 5th class.

Rehearsals are ongoing in both our branches in Navan on Wednesdays and Ashbourne on Thursdays.

For more information and to register for a place, apply below.

Ratoath Music Hub

Ratoath Music Hub will start in September 2022 and is located at Ratoath College.

Guitar, Bass Guitar, Singing, Keyboard, Bodhrán, Banjo, Tin Whistle and Drum classes will take place after school on Wednesdays.

These are small group classes and instruments are available to rent to Hub students.

New term begins in September 2022.Registration for this term is now closed. You can email us directly at [email protected] if you have any queries.

Navan Music Hub

Navan Music Hub which is located at LMETB offices, Abbey Rd., Navan, has started the new year 2022/2023.

Guitar, Singing, Violin, Keyboard and Drum classes take place after school on Mondays.

Harp classes take place after school on Wednesdays.

These are small group classes and instruments are available to rent to Hub students.

Registration is now closed as we have limited capacity. Registration for term 2 will re-open, subject to availability. Please email us at [email protected] directly if you have any queries. 

Music Production

Abbey Road Sounds

We have developed a Music Production and Music Technology Studio in our Abbey Road campus and we continue to offer exciting creative and collaborative music making programmes from our Studio.

We run a Creative Band Programme, which began in January 2022,  for post-primary school students at Abbey Road Studio on Saturday mornings 10am to 12.30pm during term-time, which resumed in September 2022.  (Register through the link below)

It’s open to solo musicians, bands, or to anyone who is interested in music/music tech. You have access to our fully equipped tech studio and musical instruments and be guided by our experienced professional musician educators.

Please contact us for more information or if you would like to be involved.

Meath Library Instrument Rental Scheme

We run a library instrument rental scheme in partnership with Meath County Libraries which was launched on 1st September 2021. We have over 75 instruments available to rent for lengths of 6 months at a time. Please click  here to see the instrument options.

The instruments are located at Ashbourne Library. You must be a member of a Meath library in order to take part in this scheme.

Please contact Ashbourne Library or email to [email protected]

See here for more information. https://www.meath.ie/council/council-services/libraries/musical-instrument-bank

Youthreach

We run instrument learning and music making programmes within a number of Youthreach locations in the county. We are happy to work with other Youthreach centres in Meath to enrich their musical offerings.

Please contact us for more information or if you would like to be involved.

School Programmes

Music Generation Meath believes firmly in all children being able to access performance music education. We offer a 28 week music enrichment programme in various instruments. We currently offer courses in Violin, Ukulele, Early Years music and Vocal. The aim of this programme is to compliment, but not replace, the national school music curriculum through active music making in the classroom. The Musician Educators will help to enrich the musicianship of the school. This programme can also be delivered digitally by our expert Musician Educators.

Please contact us for more information or if you would like to be involved.

Early Years

These Early Years programmes are for Babies, Toddlers and young children. Music Generation Meath developed a very popular series of online Early Years programmes. They are fun music classes for little ones, who get to join in singing, musical games and stories.

Please contact us for more information.