Bandon Intergenerational Music Project
(click here for video: Intergenerational Project)
Teaching with Cork City Music College. Workshops in libraries and schools, and at Cootehill and Tracton Arts Festivals. Great to have new venues.
2018 summary: Children's music workshops in many libraries in Co. Cork, and at Limerick Jazz Festival, Douglas St festival, and more.
February/March 2017 - training for infant and preschool teachers on using music in the classroom - two evenings, attended by 12 teachers from around KerryMarch - workshop for teenagers Brandon Hotel Tralee
April - Music Tots for children, Cork Central Library, as part of Lifelong Learning Festival
April/May - songwriting project with adults at Hollyhill Library, Cork
May - launch of St John of Gods/Kerry Parents and Friends short film by Tadhg Hayes featuring a song that the group wrote with Ruti
May 2017 onwards - focussing on performance - touring Sideways on Planet Piano, and playing with Quangodelic - see Ruti's Music section of website
September to November 2016 - composition and performance project with group from St John of Gods and Kerry Parents and Friends in Killarney
June bank holiday weekend 2016 - children's music workshops at Annascaul Singing Festival and at Doonbeg Jazz Festival
April to June 2016 - 8 week community music programme with Acquired Brain Injury Ireland, including composition of a new song
April 2016 - launch of Castleisland Reminiscence Song Book, as part of a music and storytelling project with members of Castleisland Daycare
March 2016 - performance by St John of Gods group in Browne's Bar, Castleisland
March 2016 - end of term performance by Rock-It participants in KDYS
Jan 2016 - performance by Ruti's keyboard and piano students
November 2015 - performance by Rock-It project participants (ages 10 - 15)
Stomping In Wonderland - show for children and parents at Limerick Jazz Festival September 2015
In early September 2015,at the SMILE Arts Festival in Youghal, in collaboration with Abi Joffe, Ruti facilitated a two hour workshop for adults, followed by a short performance.
Stomping In Wonderland - shows at Dingle Global Rhythms Festival and Caherciveen Festival of Music and the Arts, and Listowel Writers Week 2015
A new video of the Stomping In The Woods show: https://youtu.be/0gjfOKR8KmI