From Shakopee High School Minnesota USA The Shakopee Wind Symphony along with the Shakopee Wind Ensemble are performing at The Mahony Hall as part of their 2020 concert tour of Ireland. Under the direction of Eric Christenson, Ben Hoehn and Caitlin Drayna these talents young musicians will perform a variety of music including works by: Mozart, J.S.Bach, Frank Ticheli and J.P. Sousa.
Also performing will be the Julianstown Youth Orchestra, which was founded in 2011 by Maria and Fergus Sheil. It has quickly grown and now has approximately 100 members. The aim of the orchestra is to provide a uniquely high quality music experience for its members, who are drawn from counties Meath, Louth and Dublin. The orchestra operates as a not-for-profit community organisation. It is led musically by Fergus Sheil and operated by a voluntary committee.
All proceeds from the evening are being donated to Musical Youth Foundation: Musical Youth Foundation, CHARITY NO: 20071790 CHY#18624. To provide every child on the Island of Ireland with access to a musical education and equal opportunity to have the truly life changing experience that learning an instrument can provide.