Musician in Residence

Sing for Suffrage

SuffrageSaturday 15, 22, 29 September from 2.30pm to 4pm in the Music Library, Central Library.

Would you like to get involved in a new adult choir with a difference? Join Dublin City Public Libraries Musician in Residence, Ríona Sally Hartman, as she leads the Pop-Up “Suffrage” choir for a rendition of her new song, written specially for the Festival of History in celebration of the 100th anniversary of votes for women. Following 3 weeks of rehearsals, the celebratory performance will take place in the foyer of Printworks, Dublin Castle on Saturday 6 October at 4.15pm, as part of the Dublin Festival of History. the events are free. Booking is essential.

Writing Lyrics - a drop-in Workshop

Culture NightFriday 21 September from 12.45pm to 2.30pm in the Music Library

Drop in Workshop: Writing Lyrics Using the Cut-Up Method. Whether you're an experienced lyricist, want some inspiration for something you're working on, or a complete beginner, come along to this lyric writing workshop. Musician in Residence Ríona will guide you in the cut-up lyrics writing technique, famously used by many songwriters, including David Bowie and Radiohead. We'll discuss and try out a few different ways to use the technique which can be a great way to jumpstart creativity. Just bring along a pen & paper.
In conjunction with Culture Night.