Esker Children's Music Group

Music Classes and Activities in Esker, Athenry, Co. Galway

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Ewan’s piano composition

Ewan wrote this piano piece before school one early January morning!

Philip’s Guitars

Philip Joyce came to Tuesday’s classes and demonstrated the difference between an acoustic and electric guitar.

5 – 6 yrs End of Year Concert

Tuesday’s 5-6yr old class had their end of year kindergarten concert at the end of May 2014 where they sang Slow Coach Suzie in two-part canon and played The Little Flea on the harp.

For all you ‘lapsed pianists’

This is a video clip of Chilly Gonzales who has a wonderful way of explaining music in a fun way. Hopefully it will inspire those of you who have ‘given up’ after Grade 2!!!

About us

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Esker Childen’s Music Group was set up in 2012 by Edel Coughlan, an early years music educator. It consists of a Music Kindergarten and instrumental classes and is based on the Colourstrings approach. Edel is a certified associate teacher of… Continue Reading →

Rascailins Christmas Concert 2014

Saoirse, Fiona and Ewan playing the Happy Farmer.

Parents Information Talk

We are holding an information talk for parents new to the classes.  This is an introduction to the Kodaly approach and how it works. The talk will take place in the monastery common room this Sunday 5th October at 2.00pm… Continue Reading →

Schola Cantorum Auditions

Chorister Auditions for St Nicholas Schola Cantorum, Sunday 21st September, 2014 This new choir (established September, 2012) offers an exciting new musical opportunity for the children of Galway: Be part of an 800 year old tradition Receive highly specialized vocal and musical… Continue Reading →

The Power of the Pentatonic Scale

Treat yourself to this example of the importance of the five-note scale (pentatonic).      

The Speks live in Galway 7th June 2014

Is everybody feeling excited about going to the Speks concert on Saturday 7th June in the Town Hall Theatre in Galway?.  Concert starts at 2 p.m. sharp!  People travelling on the bus (I mean, busses!) should meet in Esker monastery… Continue Reading →

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