Why We Love Music

In moments like this, we remember: Music is more than just the notes written on a sheet of paper. It’s the language of the soul, a universal conduit for emotions, and the catalyst for unforgettable experiences. Throughout history, it has united people, surpassing barriers of language, culture, and background.

Julianstown Youth Orchestra collaborated with the Midlands Youth Orchestra and the Limerick School of Music for an electrifying union. This groundbreaking musical endeavor, a year in the making, commenced with an inspiring workshop at Coláiste na HInse in October 2023, setting the stage for an extraordinary journey.

With unwavering support from the Irish Association of Youth Orchestras, this exhilarating project culminated in a workshop and concert in Limerick on April 20th. Brace yourself for a burst of creativity as members as all three orchestras exchanged ideas, techniques, and experiences under the expert guidance of three conductors.

As friendships were forged and passions ignited, the highlight of the event was a concert showcasing the collective brilliance and dedication of these young musicians. It was an unforgettable celebration of classical and contemporary music that left audiences completely spellbound.

The audience joined in on this musical odyssey, where every note played was a testament to the power of collaboration, the joy of expression, and the boundless love we have for music. They experienced together the magic that only music can create.