• Guest of honour President Michael D. Higgins pictured with Lord Mayor Cllr. Tony Fitzgerald and young musicians & tutors from Barrack Street Band and Cork Academy of Music in partnership with Music Generation Cork City, at Cork City Library as part of the Cork Lifelong Learning Festival 2018

  • Young saxophonists who are learning music through Cork Academy of Music and SoundOUT in partnership with Music Generation Cork City

  • Music Mash Up perform at the launch of their single ‘Shine Bright Like a Star’. Music Mash Up is a partnership between COPE Foundation, the three Mayfield Foróige projects, Voices of Cork Choir and Music Generation Cork City.

  • Young rappers pictured at GMC Rap & Beats Summer Workshops in partnership with Music Generation Cork City

  • Summer SING! presented by ARTlifeCULTURE in partnership with Music Generation Cork City

Music Generation Cork City

proudly presents

MayHUM 2018

MayHUM is our annual festival of youth music-making and music education. Running May 4th – 25th 2018 in venues and spaces across the City, and online #MayHUM.

Check out the MayHUM 2018 details HERE!




MayHUM 2018 is presented in partnership with local music education providers Music Mash Up, Barrack Street Band, Cork Academy of Music, SoundOUT, GMC Beats, Youth Work Ireland Cork, Ballyphehane Youth Music Project, Creative Tradition, Music in Community (MiC) and Cork Community Gamelan (with UCC).





About Music Generation Cork City

Music Generation Cork City (MGCC) is a music education programme that works in partnership with community based musicians and music organisations to bring music education into the lives of children and young people across Cork City.

Please explore our website to find out more about who we are, what we do and how you can get involved.


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