ONE TO ONE INSTRUMENT LESSONS ♫
Playing an instrument has been scientifically proven to help children's cognitive development. Studies have shown how brain function & structure is further developed by learning an instrument, along with emotional and social development. Students learn how to play with correct posture and technique and are given the option to join a Group Class of Musicianship or Ensemble Playing after their second term.
Classical & Contemporary Music ♫
One to One Instrument Tuition with option to complete Grade Exams through professionally recognised organisations such as: The Royal Irish Academy of Music (RIAM), The Leinster School of Music and Drama, The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM), RGT Ireland and Rockschool. All components of the exam syllabus are covered in class - set pieces, studies, scales, sight-reading, aural skills & theory.
♫ Traditional Irish Music ♫
SCT (Scrúdú Ceol Tíre) Grade Exams in Traditional Wooden Flute & Fiddle through Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann. The exams are held in summer at the Clasac Cultural Centre in Clontarf. All components of the exam syllabus are covered in class - tune selection, repertoire, discussion, aural skills and theory. https://comhaltas.ie/education/sct_exam/
♫ MUSICIANSHIP & THEORY ♫
Learn to read and write music, develop composition & aural skills and option to complete grade exams through RIAM or ABRSM. Exams are held in June & November and graded from 1 - 8. Musicianship is very beneficial to students studying Music in Secondary School.
All Exam students are encouraged to join a Group Musicianship Class, where we cover extra material relating to Notation, Harmony & Analysis, Chordal Progressions, Cadences, Aural & Sight-Reading Skills, Composition and Song-Writing.
Courses and Grinds for Junior & Leaving Certificate Music. Performance Techniques workshops focusing on the Practical Component of the Junior & Leaving Cert Examinations and on the main areas of Listening, Composition and Harmony. Books and resources available for the Irish History element of the syllabus and Past Papers. Easter, Summer & Weekend Revision Courses available.
GROUP INSTRUMENT CLASSES
Beginner Violin | Tin-Whistle | Guitar & Ukelele | Keyboard | Singing
Monday to Friday afternoons and Saturday morning.
Morning Adult Classes also available.
JUNIOR MUSIC GROUP
Learn the basics of rhythm and melody through singing songs, tunes and nursery rhymes, which develops a good sense of tonality and listenings skills.
Learn how to play melody instruments like the Ukulele, Keyboard and Tin-whistle.
Develop an appreciation for all genres of music by listening to various composers, artists, groups and bands.
♫ The Tea Sessions - Music for Adult Beginners
For those who wish to learn the basics or expand their knowledge and gain a deeper appreciation for many genres of music.
An Intro to Fiddle, Banjo, Bodhran, Guitar, Ukelele & Piano or bring your own instrument and improve your current standard.
We welcome repertoire suggestions & requests.
Basics of Music Theory - Learn to read music.
Develop aural skills - Learn to play by ear.
♫ EASTER REVISION COURSES & WORKSHOPS,
SUMMER & MIDTERM MUSIC WORKSHOPS ♫
Students are grouped into different classes for ages 8-12 and ages 12 - 18. Starting from 10am - 1pm or 2pm - 5pm subject to bookings.
Young Beginners - Develop a sense of rhythm and listening skills, learn the basics of notation through drawing and artwork. Learn to sing, play and perform in a group together, and have some fun along the way playing musical games!
Intermediate & Advanced - Workshops based loosely on the Junior Cert or Leaving Cert syllabus and focusing on developing performance, aural & reading techniques.
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♫ Ensemble Workshops ♫
Learn how to set up, rehearse for a gig/ song-writing / composition workshops/ Jazz Improvisation / Rock n' Roll Band / Modern Pop Group / String Ensemble and Band.
We welcome suggestions or requests for specific tailored courses and instrumental tuition.
Monday to Friday: 10am to 9pm
Saturday: 10am to 4pm