THE MUSIC of Mozart and Rihanna, along with John Cage's non-music 4’33, will be performed as part of the Athenry Music School's first Guitar Orchestra Festival, part of the school's 10th birthday celebrations.
The festival takes place this Sunday in the Community Hall, Athenry, at 3.30pm, with two orchestras from the school and the visiting Limerick School of Music Guitar Ensemble performing. The concert will culminate with the specially commissioned finale piece, 'Chasing My Tail, Splat!' which will involve the three groups performing together under the direction of composer Kevin Brett.
The Athenry Music School Guitar Orchestra was established by Kevin Brett and has performed at the RTÉ Big Music Week, on Spillane an Fanai on TG4, the Galway Fringe Festival, Muscailt, the Coole Orchestras Festival, Culture Night, and Edible, Athenry.