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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 …

Sing Me To Church

Sing Me To Church Maynooth University presents: Sing Me To Church – an event in aid of the Musical Youth Foundation. Featuring an eclectic range of some of Ireland’s finest musicians including, Fran King Stevie Cliff Declan Greene The Maynooth University Guitar Quartet Doors @ 3:00 with the Show @ …

New York Winner

New York Winner Congratulations to Mark Daly who was revealed as the winner of our trip of a lifetime to New York by Dee & Marty of the Morning Glory Breakfast Show on Radio Nova 100FM this week! Thanks to United Airlines, VisitUSA.ie and the folks at Radio Nova 100FM, …

New York Competition

Win a trip to New York…The Musical Youth Foundation is delighted to announce that in association with our friends at United Airlines, VistUSA.ie and Radio Nova we’re giving you and a friend the chance to win the trip of a lifetime to New York in our Big New York Competition! …

New York New York

New York New York The Musical Youth Foundation is delighted to announce we have teamed up with the good people at United Airlines, VisitUSA.ie and Radio Nova to give you and a friend the trip of a lifetime to New York! All will be revealed on the radio Nova Breakfast …

“Music Changes Lives” – President of Ireland

Music Changes Lives, President of Ireland President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins in conversation with the Musical Youth Foundation children’s charity about the power of music and music education. Among the topics discussed were his earliest musical memories, stand-out concerts and his desire to see musical instruments made available to …

Guitars for Kids Expanding

Guitars for Kids Expanding Ten new music education programmes for vulnerable children in Ireland Access to life-changing music education programmes has been made available to an additional 120+ vulnerable children across ten new locations in Ireland with thanks to vital financial support from the Smurfit Kappa Foundation and the Irish …

Joe Strummer Grant for MYF

Joe Strummer Grant for MYF The Joe Strummer Foundation awards grant to Musical Youth Foundation to provide over 100 hours of music education to children across Dublin. The generous donation will facilitate professional guitar lessons and workshops in singing, song-writing and live performance for over 100 children. The Musical Youth …

No Tent Required Music Festival

No Tent Required Music Festival Venue: The Grand Social, 35 Lower Liffey Street, Dublin 1. Date: Friday September 4th 2015 Doors: 8.30pm / Show: 9pm sharp Tickets:  €5. (available on the night) The Musical Youth Foundation team is delighted to announce the return of our NO TENT REQUIRED Music Festival, …

August Update

August Update Greetings from Musical Youth Foundation HQ in Dublin, Ireland and Welcome to our quarterly Guitars for Kids project update. This is our chance to inform you on how we’ve invested your donations, the impact your support is having and of course any other exciting news we’ve got to …

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