Young musicians to shine at Glens Rock School

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The Glens Rock School is non-profit community Rock School for young musicians.

The Glens Rock School is non-profit community Rock School for young musicians.

It will be held from June 29 - July 3 in The Glens Centre, Manorhamilton. Open to young musicians from aged 10 -18, with one year playing experience. The Glens Rock School is renowned for producing high quality music and participants get to showcase their work in a professional setting, with a real gig on Friday night in The Glens Centre.

Learn songs in a band or group, write your own songs and play a gig with the Rock School in the Glens Centre. Young musicians will perform and compose with Tabby Callaghan, Ciaran Rock, Seamie O’Dowd, Kevin O’Gorman and Brian Sweeney, all under the watchful eye of Dee Armstrong from Kila.

The Glens ran a very successful Rock School Fundraiser where alumni and friends of previous schools performed. This was a great night in April, not only to help raise funds, but more importantly to have a night celebrating teenagers and having the youth of the area actively using The Glens.The Rock school will run Monday - Friday, 10am - 4pm every day, with a public gig on Friday, July 3 at 8.30pm

Price is €70  per student /€60 sibling discount, call The Glens Centre (071) 985 5833.

‘Winners’ in the Glens Centre

Splódar Theatre Company presents this Brian Friel masterpiece which is sometimes referred to as the ‘Romeo and Juliet of Irish Theatre’.

Mag, a pregnant teenager and Joe her boyfriend and husband to be spend the last day of their lives studying for their final examination on a hilltop overlooking their native town.

There, by turns, they laugh, joke, quarrel and show a touching love for each other as they reminisce on the past and contemplate an uncertain future.

This marvellous evocation of young love by Ireland’s leading contemporary playwright stars Emma Dobbyn and Sean Elliott who are both students of drama at Sligo Institute of Technology. The play is directed by Prin Duignan.

Playing this weekend, Friday 26 and Saturday 27 at 8.30pm.

Adm: €12/€10 concessions, visit www.theglenscentre.com