Category Archives: Youth Music

CDYSB Support for Masamba Youth Project

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a grant of €2000 by the City of Dublin Youth Service Board (CDYSB). This grant will be used to purchase some new instruments and sticks for our Youth Project, and … Continue reading

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Cha-cha-cha-changes

It’s that time of the year, when almost everyone is looking forward to the school holidays, especially the teachers! We always meet this time of the year with mixed emotions. On one hand, it is nice to get a break, … Continue reading

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Back to School/New Beginnings!

We got back to the rehearsal space yesterday afternoon, tired but happy with a good week’s work behind us. This is the time of the year when a lot of our school work re-commences after the Summer break, and it … Continue reading

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A Good Day at the Office

Today was one of those magic days that make being in MaSamba so worthwhile. This morning, I was up in Castleblayney for my third workshop with a groups of local children, in preparation for the Muckno Mania Festival Parade tomorrow … Continue reading

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Presidential Visit to MaSamba, March 11th 2015

As many of you will know, we recently re-located to a new rehearsal space on Bow Lane West, and it has created a lot of extra work for everyone in the band, but last week made it all worth it! … Continue reading

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MaSamba to receive funding under the Arts Council/Music Network Music Capital Scheme

It has been an exciting time in Masamba over the last few weeks, with the move to the new building and the beginning of a new year. Now we can report that there is more good news ahead. Masamba has … Continue reading

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Bow Lane West – Work In Progress

When we first moved into the new space at Bow Lane, the first reaction of most people was to remark how big it was. The second – how much work needed doing to make it functional and maybe even, comfortable! … Continue reading

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2014 – A Brief Overview

The end of any year provides an opportunity for reflecting on what, if anything, has been achieved, and what can be learned for the future. This year has absolutely flown by, and looking back, it has been both a busy … Continue reading

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Time for a Silent Night!

To say that we have been busy over the last month would be a bit of an understatement, especially with the whole ‘moving building’ thing and all the chaos that entails. However, this last week has seen us up the … Continue reading

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Samba’s Little Helpers!

This is always a fun time of year in the Masamba camp, with lots of Christmas -themed events on the agenda! This week alone, we have no less than 8 events, including workshops, rehearsals and shows, with a variety of … Continue reading

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