CARPE DIEM 2020

S E I Z E T H E D A Y, Sing and Play

We're inviting you to take part in
the Seize the Day Sing and Play
Challenge from Nov 1st to 15th.

Here is how to get involved;

  1. Play a piece / sing / perform & upload it toFacebook / Twitter / Instagram / TikTok
  2. Use the #CarpeDiemSingAndPlay
  3. Nominate other friends to take part
  4. Donate to the Idonate page to help fund music education and performance for young people in the West of Ireland
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#CarpeDiemSingAndPlay#RememberingEimear, is a novel online performance challenge commencing on Sunday 1st November 2020 on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.  It will run for two weeks and is open to all levels of proficiency. This Virtual Challenge, following the Carpe Diem theme, will continue to support high quality music education in the West of Ireland. Since the inaugural fundraiser in 2018, two sell out Carpe Diem concerts, spearheaded by Katharina Baker and Fiona Buckley of Coole Music & Arts, enchanted the huge audiences with the magic of orchestral music, trad, rock, jazz, choral and folk. 

 

COVID-19 has upended all plans for a live concert this year. Our 2020 fundraiser, designed to bring fun and joy back into our lives, will be an online challenge and aims to reach audiences throughout Ireland and the world.  The event aspires to resonate with those magical nights when people were able to attend live performances.

We’re certain those fabulous concert nights will return again but in the meantime we are seeking a number of musicians to launch the campaign. Whether a participant or by supporting by sharing through your social media channels, it is hoped that you can contribute to the event, performing, nominating, donating and /or sharing on social media. Our message is clear - we want to help young people in the West of Ireland access high quality music education and support musical performance initiatives in the community. 

 

What are we asking you to do?

#CarpeDiemSingAndPlay #RememberingEimear

The Virtual Challenge begins on 1st November and ends on the 15th November 2020. If you would like to participate simply film yourself playing music or singing and post it online while also nominating three to five others to take up the challenge. The recording can be posted on your own Instagram, Facebook or Twitter account. An online donate facility will be available for viewers and performers alike. You don’t even have to perform to nominate and donate, just keep the fun going!

Donations will be accepted via the iDonate page, https://www.idonate.ie/carpediemsingandplay up to Saturday 28th November 2020. To date the funds raised have supported the Eimear Noonan Music Bursary Awards; Coole Music & Arts; Gort Community School Musical; UCC Orchestra and other music performances by young people in the community.

Don't forget to hashtag #Carpediemsingandplay to be featured by our pages! 

Questions?  Contact us at: eimearnoonanmusicbursaryaward@gmail.com

For ease of sharing, copy and paste the following to your social media page;

Twitter:

I am delighted to join “Carpe Diem Sing and Play” (@CarpeDiem2020_) in support of music education and performance in the West of Ireland

Today I am playing “name of song by @Artist”, I nominate @Nomination1 and @Nomination2 to perform for us. If you like what you see, please donate here https://www.idonate.ie/carpediemsingandplay #CarpeDiemSingAndPlay

 

Instagram:

I am delighted to join “Carpe Diem Sing and Play” (@CarpeDiemSingAndPlay) in support of music education and performance in the West of Ireland.

Today I am playing “name of song by @Artist”, I now nominate @Nomination1 and @Nomination2 to perform for us. If you like what you see, please donate https://www.idonate.ie/carpediemsingandplay #CarpeDiemSingAndPlay

Facebook:

I am delighted to join “Carpe Diem Sing and Play” (@CarpeDiemSingAndPlay) in support of music education and performance in the West of Ireland.

Today I am playing “name of song by @Artist”, I now nominate @Nomination1 and @Nomination2 to perform for us. If you like what you see, please donate https://www.idonate.ie/carpediemsingandplay #CarpeDiemSingAndPlay