Music Alliance Ireland is a group of national music organisations and companies that have come together to establish a collective voice for the music sector in Ireland.About Us
Who We Are
Our initial membership consists of performance groups, concert promoters and resource organisations with a remit across the island and involvement in a variety of musical genres. The current working group are representatives from the Association of Irish Composers, Contemporary Music Centre, Crash Ensemble, Diatribe Records, Improvised Music Company, Journal of Music, Kirkos Ensemble, Music Network and Trad Ireland/Traid Éireann. We meet ten times a year and are open to new members, both individuals and organisations.
To establish a national network and voice for music organisations and musicians in Ireland
To advocate for support and policies for music at national level
To work for the establishment of a music hub* in Dublin and equivalent spaces in other centres around Ireland
* A music hub as a space for rehearsal, collaboration, offices, equipment, recording, storage and performance. It’s a creative space where the music community can work together.
To campaign for proper pay for musicians
To further the provision for music from Ireland in Irish broadcasting and media
To support the development of the Irish independent record label sector
Music Alliance Ireland at Clonmel Junction Arts Festival Music Alliance Ireland will host a public meeting at Clonmel Junction Arts Festival on Sunday 10 July at 1pm in the Junction Dome. Following a launch in Dublin in April, Music Alliance Ireland/Comhaontas...
Published by The Journal of Music: ‘There will always be challenges facing music and musicians in Ireland’: Music Alliance Ireland Holds First Public Meeting at National Concert Hall
Published by The Journal of Music on 6 May 2022: 'There will always be challenges facing music and musicians in Ireland': Music Alliance Ireland Holds First Public Meeting at National Concert Hall Group plans to host regional meetings in the coming months. ...
Music Alliance Ireland submission for the Arts Council’s new Music Policy. Apr 20, 2022 Context: From artscouncil.ie: “The Arts Council plans to produce a Music Policy and Strategy in 2022 to guide its decision-making in relation to music, and has begun a process of...
Images courtesy of Music Alliance Ireland members.
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