RTE Lyric FM Presents A New Stream Of Education And Outreach

RTE Lyric FM Presents A New Stream Of Education And OutreachMusic for all Ages with Evelyn Grant and the RTÉ lyric fm quartet, May 8th to 12th visits County Donegal this May.

This is an engaging and entertaining RTÉ lyric fm outreach programme of live music performances in education and community settings. This year's RTÉ lyric fm Quartet is led by RTÉ lyric fm presenter Evelyn Grant (flute/piano), who will be joined by Mary McCague (violin/piano), Jean Kelly (Harp), and Gerry Kelly ('cello).

The quartet is presenting ten concerts in County Donegal. The programme will take place in primary and post primary schools, care homes, and third level institutions.

The RTÉ lyric fm Quartet gave their most recent performances over five days at the Bloom Festival in the Phoenix Park. They have presented outreach programmes for RTÉ lyric fm, in Sligo, Leitrim, Roscommon, Westmeath, Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford,Waterford, Cavan, Monaghan, Louth and Meath.

All programmes are delivered within the concept of Life-long learning - "Listen, Engage, Enjoy" and the programmes are tailored to the individual settings. These outreach concerts are provided free as part of RTÉ's public service commitment.

For details about the project and how to apply go to our website www.rte.ie/lyric and click on education.

RTÉ lyric fm is Ireland's national classical music and arts station. It broadcasts a wide range of music from classical, opera, jazz, world and roots, traditional and contemporary, through to music from the movies, chamber music, sacred and more, as well as crafted speech programming, features, and documentaries, which enhance our understanding of the music and the arts in Ireland and abroad. For more detail log on to www.rte.ie/lyric.

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