Our Patron

President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins

In 2012, Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland, graciously accepted to become Patron of Young European Strings School of Music.

Michael D. Higgins has had a long-standing relationship with YES, starting from his involvement in the Music Instrument Fund of Ireland and his vision for music education in this country many years ago.

The Young European Strings Chamber Orchestra (YESCO) performed at the launch of his presidential campaign in the Royal College of Physicians and at his inauguration as President of the Republic of Ireland in Dublin Castle in November 2011.