Students tune in for Classical Music Awards
The RTÉ Contempo Quartet helped "up the tempo" at the launch of Top Security's Fr Frank Maher Classical Music Awards for 2016.
Launched in 2001, it is Ireland's largest classical music competition for secondary schools.
The awards were created by Top Security to showcase outstanding young musical talent in Ireland and are open to sixth year post-primary students of strings, woodwind, brass and piano.
The winner will receive a €5,000 top prize.
The closing date for entries is Thursday 13 October 2016.