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Salesforce Cracker Day

Salesforce Cracker Day December 2nd, 2016 The Musical Youth Foundation is working with a team from Salesforce (Irish Times: voted #1 place to work in Ireland) to ensure vulnerable children in Ireland have access to life-changing music education classes. With your support we’re aiming to raise €20,000. for music education …

TICKETMASTER SUPPORTS MUSICAL YOUTH FOUNDATION

TICKETMASTER SUPPORTS MUSICAL YOUTH FOUNDATION Young Irish musicians of the future have been given a boost by Ticketmaster who have announced its support for the Musical Youth Foundation charity. Ticketmaster – which has joined the Foundation’s Champions of Music Education project – also purchased two hand-crafted Instrumental Art guitars from …

Champions of Music Education

Champions of Music Education Wanted The Musical Youth Foundation is searching for 300 Champions of Music Education to help us provide life-changing music education programmes to over 500 children that otherwise wouldn’t ever get the opportunity to benefit from learning to play a musical instrument. Read on to find out …

Princely Sum

Princely Sum Back in May the folks at Hollywood Babylon and Light House Cinema in Market Square, Smithfield held a special Prince Tribute following the music  giants passing and we are thrilled to reveal that they mananged to raise the princely sum of €1,866.06 after costs. These funds will go …

Christ Church Cathedral Concert for FREE

Christ Church Cathedral Concert for FREE 4 High School Choirs from the USA and Australia will travel to Dublin to perform a special FREE concert in the prestigious Christ Church Cathedral under the direction of Artistic Director Dr. Janet Galvan. Each choir will perform individually before all singers join together …

Paul McCartney Bass Guitar Art

<Drum Roll> Introducing the latest Instrumental Art piece for the Musical Youth Foundation children’s charity… Paul McCartney’s Young Face on a Bass Guitar by artist Ray Mullan!This wonderful one of a kind creation is available For Sale Now from our Etsy Shop.    

Space Oddity Guitar by Austin Lysaght

<Drum Roll> Introducing the latest Instrumental Art piece for the Musical Youth Foundation children’s charity…“Space Oddity Guitar” by artist Austin Lysaght is now available from our Etsy Shop!

Instrumental Art

Fear and Loathing in Dun Laoghaire by Philip Noonan Renowned Irish Artist and Sculptor Philip Noonan has been pouring his heart and soul into creating the most beautifully detailed, mind expanding works of art we’ve ever had the pleasure to see. If you’ve not yet been lucky enough to enjoy …

Prince Tribute Night

Prince Tribute Night A special Prince Tribute Night will be held in the wonderful Light House Cinema in Market Square, Smithfield on Friday May 6th with proceeds being donated to the Musical Youth Foundation. Come dressed in purple if you can! Prince – A Celebration with Purple Rain Directed by: …

Support from IMRO, Ireland’s Music Champion

Musical Youth Foundation to receive support from Ireland’s Music Champion, IMRO! The donation of €1,750. will help towards the cost of providing vulnerable children with access to life-changing music education classes The Musical Youth Foundation children’s charity is delighted to announce that IMRO (Irish Music Rights Organisation) has joined our …

Lights, Camera, Action

Lights, Camera, Action It was a case of Lights, Camera, Action yesterday when an RTE Winning Streak film crew visited our under 10s Guitars for Kids project in St John Bosco Youth Centre, Drimnagh to find out all about the good work we’re doing in the community – helping children …

Tribute to Bowie

Tribute to Bowie Introducing the latest Instrumental Art creation for the Musical Youth Foundation… Space Oddity Guitar by Austin Lysaght of Blind Elephant Illustration Collective is a tribute to music giant David Bowie! #‎MusicChangesLives‬ ‪#‎InstrumentalArt‬ There’s some more pics on Facebook, if you’d like to check them out click here!

New York for €2.

New York for €2. Towards the end of last year we teamed up with United Airlines, VisitUSA.ie and the folks at Radio Nova 100FMto help raise awareness and funds for our work to help vulnerable kids access life-changing music education classes. Together we raised a total of €3,018. in donations …

Winter & Summer

Winter & Summer Introducing, Winter & Summer – the latest Instrumental Art creations for the Musical Youth Foundation by Moonanna Illustration & Design. These two old guitars were lovingly brought back to life by the artist, Marianna Mooney. You can read a lovely insight into her creative process here. For …

Album Sales for MYF

Lisa Jane Siddle – Wake the Senses We recently received a lovely e-mail from Lisa Jane Siddle telling us about an album of songs she recorded, entitled Wake the Senses. By her own admission Lisa is not a professional musician, just someone who obviously loves music and what an achievement …

MYF Interim Accounts Jan – Dec 2015 Overview: Income €47,325.04 Overheads €35,576.43 Balance €11,748.61 Incoming Analysis Balance Forward (from 2014) €8,015.96 Donations €2,338.65 Events / Fundraising €1,750.86 Corporate Donations €9,390.79 Grants €25,828.78 Total Income €47,325.04 Overheads Analysis Staff Costs €10,674.86 General Business Expenses (Phone, Broadband, Postage, Printing etc) €6,943.38 Music …

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