€210,000 Has Been Made Available To Irish Musicians For Instruments

The Music Capital Scheme funds musicians and performers from all over Ireland

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It's been announced today by Music Network, the organisation who administer the Music Capital Scheme, that €210,000 will be available to provide to this year's Irish musicians.

The Music Capital Scheme, established by the Arts Council and supported by the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs is managed by Music Network and comprises of two distinct awards that provide funding to and for musicians. 

The fund is used primarily for the purchase of musical instruments to both non-professional performing groups and professional musicians.

The Music Capital Scheme has funded 227 musicians, groups and organisations, benefitting up to 30,819 people throughout Ireland since its inception in 2008.

The scheme will open for applications on Wednesday November 30 2016, with a deadline of 12pm Thursday January 26. 

Music Capital Scheme Advice Clinics will be held in Dublin, Cork, Galway, Limerick and Sligo during the week of January 9 2017. For further details, contact Music Network’s Programmes Administrator Sarah Cunningham at Tel 01 475 0224 or programmesadmin@musicnetwork.ie.

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Kate Demolder

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