Every two years St Canice’s N.S Instrumental Music Programme presents the “Maytime Melodies” two night concert. This year’s concerts will be held on Tuesday 23rd and Wednesday 24th of May 2023 and will be extra special as it marks the programme’s 40th birthday.

The concerts feature all 400 young musicians who participate in the music programme throughout the year. The children are aged between 4 and 12 years of age and play a variety of string, brass, wind, and percussion instruments. The success of the music programme is dependent on both assistance from the teachers and the many parents who volunteer their time as well as fundraising for the purchase and upkeep of the instrument bank. Tickets for this event will be going on sale in March – we will let you know the specific date once it is confirmed.

Maytime Melodies is the major fundraiser for the music programme and every second year we ask our local businesses in Kilkenny to support the programme by either advertising in the concert programme or donating/sponsoring a raffle prize.

Are you new to the Music Programme? Would you have or know a local business that would like to advertise in our Maytime Melodies Programme or donate a raffle prize?
If so, it is very easy to do so, you can send us your company’s advertising artwork via email to:
stcanicesimp@gmail.com and we will send you a payment link based on the below:
€90 full page advert
€50 half page advert
€30 quarter page advert

All artwork & payments needs to be received by 31st of March 2023 to give us time to work with the printers to finalize the programme and have it printed in time for our big event.
A music programme of this size and nature requires significant ongoing funding. Your support of this unique, locally based programme is very much appreciated.

With thanks,
The Music Committee