Ortús musicians are bringing their music into the community during the festival in collaboration with Cork ETB School of Music, CIT Cork School of Music and Cork County Council.

This year Ellen Jansson (piano) and Brendan Garde (violin) are working with two young ensembles from Cork City and County in the weeks prior to the festival:

– Piano Trio Con Brio (from CETB School of Music) – Katie Sheehan, Laura O’Driscoll and Alice Vachet
– CIT Cork School of Music Piano Trio – Caoimhe McCarthy, Alina Mayer Whitla and Davis Vesey

Monday 25th February
• School outreach workshops and Q & A sessions in Scoil Aonghusa, Community National School, Mallow and Scoil Chlíodhna Community National School, Carrigtwohill,

• Educational Concert and Q & A session in Glanmire Community College,

• 1pm Outreach introduction to chamber music in the Cork County Library,

• Chamber Music Masterclasses given by Ortús musicians to students of Cork ETB School of Music in Glanmire Community College with a short concert and meet the musicians Q & A session.

Further details to be announced.