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TUESDAY JUNE 8

THURSDAY JUNE 10

Mobile Music Workshop

Legends & Stories through Music – The Legend of the Children of Lir and A Likely Story

Mother & Toddler Group with Colin Kenny A workshop aimed at parents/guardians and children aged 6 months to 3 years. The workshop introduces the child to the basics of music in a fun environment where education and entertainment blend together. Time: 11am Venue: Lucan Library

Launch of Ruaille Buaille! 2010 by the Mayor of South Dublin County Council Presentation of prizes to the winners of CREATE AN IMAGE competition will also be made. Well done to all 512 entrants! The evening will also mark the opening of the Children’s Art Exhibition as well as an array of interactive fun music experiences for all the family. Time: 6pm Venue: Lucan Library

WEDNESDAY JUNE 9 SOUTH DUBLIN COUNTY COUNCIL ARTS AND LIBRARY SERVICES SUMMER FESTIVALS

LUCAN CHILDREN’S MUSIC FESTIVAL Tuesday 8th June – Saturday 12th June 2010

Plumber’s Guide to World Music Taster A music workshop experimenting with everyday materials. A refreshingly unorthodox approach to music, combining singing and hands-on instrument playing from unlikely sources including materials left behind by the plumber! Suitable for 7 - 12 year olds. Time: 10.30pm & 12 noon Venue: Lucan Leisure Centre Admission: €2 per student (Class Visit)

Human Beatbox Workshop with Size2shoes Size2shoes have been incorporating Hip Hop Human Beatbox techniques along with other styles of vocal percussion into their live shows for some time. This workshop is focused on teaching basic vocal techniques, from learning to sound like a real drum kit or scratch DJ to beating your chest while singing! This is a highly entertaining and fun workshop suitable for all ages!

TUESDAY JUNE 8

Mobile Music Workshop Time: 11am

Venue: Lucan Library

Launch of Ruaille Buaille! 2010 Time: 6pm

Venue: Lucan Library

WEDNESDAY JUNE 9

Plumber’s Guide to World Music Taster! Time: 10.30pm & 12 noon

Venue: Lucan Leisure Centre

Human Beatbox Workshop with Size2shoes Time: 11am & 1pm

Venue: Workshop available to visit schools

Celtic Rathskallions

Time: 10am & 12 noon – Class Visit Time: 3.30pm - Public Performance 

Venue: Lucan Library

THURSDAY JUNE 10

Legends & Stories through Music Time: 10.30am Time: 12 noon

Venue: Lucan Leisure Centre Venue: Church of Ireland

Boomwhacker Workshops Time: 11am & 1pm

Venue: Workshop available to visits schools

Time: 11am & 1pm

Venue: Workshop available to visit schools Admission: €2 per student

Celtic Rathskallions Canadian based The Celtic Rathskallions are a professional music and arts troupe. Their shows include songs, instrument demonstrations, step-dancing, home-made ‘bagpipes’, playing a tune on a glass bottles and much more. “Wow!! What a performance! The Celtic Rathskallions are, whithout a doubt, the best children’s group we have ever had. Great learning – great entertainment. They were fantastic!” Debbie Wales, Principal Stuart Baker School, Haliburton, Canada Time: 10am & 12 noon – Class Visit Time: 3.30pm - Celtic Rathskallions public performance Venue: Lucan Library

Two Classic Stories from Irish legend and literature performed by Nuala Hayes and illuminated by the soundworld of the Irish Harp, with original and traditional compositions by Anne Marie O’Farrell. Suitable for children from 8 years of age. Time: 10.30am Venue: Lucan Leisure Centre Time: 12 noon Venue: Church of Ireland, Lucan Admission: €2 per student (Class Visit)

Boomwhacker Workshops Boomwhackers are assorted coloured plastic tubes, each colour playing a different note when struck. The Boomwhacker workshop promotes participation and fun through the use of popular songs with the workshop culminating in a full class ensemble performance. Time: 11am & 1pm Venue: Workshop available to visits schools Admission: €2 per student

See Hear and Play an Interactive Concert for Children A workshop and concert in one this event is aimed at 5-9 year olds. Featuring a range of instruments from strings, percussion, guitars, pianos and everything in-between children are introduced to a new and exciting adventure in music. Time: 3.30pm Venue: Lucan Library

FRIDAY JUNE 11 African Drumming Workshop with JabbaJabbaJembe A one hour workshop introducing students to African rhythms and African hand drumming suitable for all ages. Time: 11am & 1pm Venue: Workshop available to visits schools Admission: €2 per student

Invitation to Chopin’s 200th Birthday Party Join in celebrating the birthday of one of the greatest composers of all time. Well known Irish pianist Anthony Byrne will lead students through Chopin’s most famous piano pieces as well as some interesting facts on the life and times of Chopin. Visit Lucan Library Chopin Exhibition to compile your very own Chopin fact sheet. Time: 10.30am & 12 noon Venue: Church of Ireland, Lucan Admission: €2 per student (Class Visit)

Mixin’ and Scratchin’ Workshop Designed for students aged 11 – 13 years, this workshop will introduce participants to the world of DJ’ing and turntables in a fun and interactive workshop. Numbers limited. Time: 3.15pm Venue: Lucan Library

See Hear and Play an Interactive Concert for Children Time: 3.30pm

Venue: Lucan Library

FRIDAY JUNE 11

African Drumming Workshop with JabbaJabbaJembe Time: 11am & 1pm

Venue: Workshop available to visits schools

Invitation to Chopin’s 200th Birthday Party Time: 10.30am & 12 noon

Venue: Church of Ireland, Lucan

Mixin’ and Scratchin’ Workshop Time: 3.15pm

Venue: Lucan Library

Time: 11am – 12 noon

Venue: Lucan Library

African Music and Dance Workshop and Demonstration Time: 12 noon – 2pm

Venue: Church of Ireland Parish Centre

CARNIVAL: Music Extravaganza on Lucan Village Green Time: 2pm – 5pm

arts.southdublin.ie or www.southdublinlibraries.ie Lucan Children’s Music Festival is produced by South Dublin County Council Arts and Library Services Cover image by Gavin Millea- 3rd class, St. Mary’s BNS, Lucan, Co. Dublin Programme Director and Festival Co-ordinator: Artscope, Lucan

SATURDAY JUNE 12

Music Making for Families

BOOKING INFORMATION Library Events and Library Class Visits can be booked through Lucan Library – 01 621 6422 from Monday, May 24th 2010 General Festival Enquiries and all bookings outside of Lucan Library can be booked through Artscope 01 505 9582 or email info@artscope.ie

Venue: Lucan Village Green

SATURDAY JUNE 12 Family Workshops Music Making for Families A fast paced interactive and fun workshop introducing a variety of musical activities and games designed to develop the basics of musical knowledge. Ages 3 - 8yrs, parent must accompany child(ren). Time: 11am – 12 noon

Venue: Lucan Library

African Music and Dance Workshop and Demonstration A workshop and demonstration of African Music, Song and Dance suitable for all the family. Working alonside JabbaJabbaJembe learn the art of African rhythm and dance. Come along and do a demonstration of your world music piece at 2.30 at the Carnival. Time: 12 noon – 2pm

Venue: Church of Ireland, Lucan Admission: €2 per student

CARNIVAL

Music Extravaganza on Lucan Village Green

Join us for the Finale of Lucan Children’s Music Festival 2010 where you will be entertained by a host of musicians and performers in the relaxing venue of Lucan Village Green. Bring your own picnics, rugs or low-backed seating, sit back and enjoy the afternoon. Performers and Activites include; Musical Faces Have a music face painted by a host of facepainters. Carnival Crafts Make your own music makers, shakers and carnival decorations in this outdoor arts activity. Make a Music Mask Paint your own music symbols and music characters on your festival mask Make your very own Percussion Instrument A colorful, ornamental percussion instrument to take home Take part in a Boomwhacker Demonstration Learn to play a tune in a group using the colourful Boomwhacker Holy Rosary Drumming and Singing Group An initiative of South Dublin County Council Music Education Partnership 40 student from Holy Rosary Primary School, Firhouse, will perform their very own African rhythms and vocal sounds. Lucan Concert Band are delighted to have Lucan’s very own, 25 member, concert band perform at this years festival. JabbaJabbaJembe An energetic display of African Music and Dance. They will also be joined by some of the participants of the morning workshop demonstrating their very own piece of World music. The Dublin Gurus A Dublin-based Indian band playing music from the Indian classical and folk traditions, the Dublin Gurus combine hiphop rhythms and beats with the lilting melodies of India. LÍADAN – Festival Highlight One of Irelands top Traditional bands Líadan create a fresh and exciting sound that explores both traditional Irish music and song as well as experimenting with new material.. Síle Denvir, harpist; Deirdre Chawke, piano accordion; Elaine Cormican, whistles. Valerie Casey and Claire Dolan, fiddles; Catherine Clohessy, flute.

Join them in bringing the Lucan Children’s Music Festival 2010 to a close. ALL EVENTS ON LUCAN VILLAGE GREEN FROM 2PM – 5PM


Fused 2010 - Ruaille Buaille