Bailigí means to “gather” (plural). The gathering of children and young people into music-making groups can take place in schools (after school hours), in youth clubs, community settings.
Music Generation also has links with other existing youth music groups/ensembles in Galway city. Expert musician(s) facilitate the group process in helping to choose appropriate material/songs and offering technical guidance as to how to successfully play as a group. Making music in a group is a great way to make friends and develop social skills and it is also one of the simplest ways to make yourself feel good!
From an educational point of view, making music enhances listening, comprehension, multi-tasking, rhythm and harmony skills.