Students of the CCSM

The CCSM fosters a unique love of music through music education and performance

Woodwind players from the CCSM in performance

The CCSM - now working in over 30 centres throughout County Cork

The CCSM Trumpet Ensemble

The CCSM - making music in County Cork

Cellists from the CCSM Orchestra

The CCSM - excellence in community-based education

Violinists from the CCSM Orchestra

The CCSM - committed to fulfilling every student's potential

The CCSM orchestra in Concert

The CCSM - reaching new creative heights through music

The Staff of the CCSM

The CCSM, through the medium of music, enriches and enhances the lives of many individuals within the community

Traditional Musicians from the CCSM performing in concert

The CCSM - delivering excellence through varied music programmes

Brass Players from the CCSM orchestra in performance

The CCSM - promoting instrumental excellence and providing inspiration for Cork communities

The Staff of the CCSM

A dedicated body of music staff who are enthusiastically enriching local communities in County Cork

Latest News:

Cork ETB School of Music has moved to: CORK TRAINING CENTRE, ROSSA AVENUE, CORK. New Phone Number: 0214856346

Congratulations to the Cork ETB School of Music Award Winners 2016. Please click here to view a list of the Music Award Winners.


Taking care of your guitar:

 

. Always keep your instrument in the case when not in use.

. Avoid extreme temperatures, leaving the instrument next to a radiator or in a cold damp room, or in direct sunlight in a car and so on.

. Clean your instrument after use with a DRY micro fibre/ lint free cloth.

. Always wipe down the strings after use. They will last longer.

. Change your strings once they become non responsive and your tone loses brightness. On a frequently used steel string guitar (electric/ acoustic), you may need to change strings once a month.

. A temporary fix for re vitalising strings is to boil them (steel strings only).

. You need to take your instrument to a professional if you have any of the following problems: Fret buzz, incorrect intonation, warped fingerboard, incorrectly adjusted truss rod, uneven string heights, any electrical problems with tone or volume pots (electric guitars only).

. If you have a very good instrument that is being used frequently, it is advisable to bring it to a professional once a year to 18 months for a professional clean and service.

 

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"It is really amazing to see what you achieved with those young people during the last few months and it is great to watch the joy on their faces while making such beautiful music."
- Olga O'Sullivan, CCSM Parent

Instrument Care & Maintenance

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