Kids’ Classics brings music out from the National Concert Hall and into Ireland’s children’s hospitals. The programme offers distraction and relaxation for young patients undergoing stressful treatment, and helps to improve the quality of life for patients, families and staff.
By providing regular workshops and ward visits, Kids’ Classics brings a musical component and live music experience into a healthcare setting, where it had previously not existed.
Kids’ Classics is supported by the Community Foundation for Ireland, Brackaville Investments, and Michael O’Brien.
"One of the striking aspects of this new series of music workshops in children’s hospitals is how the children of different ages are relaxed by the encounter with real classical musical instruments and the musicians."
Sylvia Thompson, The Irish Times