23rd February: The Silent March

Join traditional musician Emer Mayock to watch silent news reel clips from 1916, the War of Independence and the end of WW1. Be inspired by this archive footage plus music and songs from the period to create your own score. Note: Bring your own instruments.



The students really enjoyed the workshop, it was a great opportunity for them, thank you

Teacher, St. Joseph's Secondary School


At a Glance

Dates:  23rd February
Times:    Thursday 10am - 1pm 
Level: Junior Cycle & Transition Year
Group size: 30
Location: AV Room
Duration: 3 hours


Curriculum Links

Junior Cycle: Music: Traditional Irish Music, Composing Skills, Listening, Performing.

Transition Year: Music


Learning Outcomes

  • Gain a better understanding of early 20th Century Ireland through the footage shown
  • Discover the importance of music and sound in film
  • Increased confidence in playing new pieces of music both solo and as a group

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