CCSM North Cork

Blarney

Boherbue

Buttevant

Charleville

Fermoy

Mallow

Mitchelstown / Banteer

Newmarket / Rathcoole

CCSM South Cork

Carrigaline

Kinsale

 

 

 

CCSM East Cork

Cobh
 
Glanmire
 

 

 

 

CCSM West Cork

Ballincollig

Bandon

Bantry

Clonakilty

Dunmanway

Macroom

Schull

Skibbereen

The County Cork School of Music, under the aegis of the County Cork Vocational Education Committee, has been committed to the musical and cultural development of the county for over 50 years by the provision of Music Education for children. Its extensive service operates in some 26 centres throughout the county and plays an important role, not only in the personal benefits it brings to each student but in the overall enhancement of the local communities.

 

Lessons are provided in Brasswind, Classical Guitar, Irish Harp, Percussion, Piano, Recorder, Strings, Traditional Music and Woodwind. Students also avail of Junior/Senior Orchestra and Band classes in the larger centres, participate in a range of Concerts during the year and are prepared for annual examinations. The County Cork VEC Youth Orchestras are organised as part of its service.

 

Enrolment Information

  1. The music classes organised by the County Cork School of Music are primarily for children living in the county area.
  2. Places are limited.  We are not in a position to facilitate every request.
  3. All students interested in availing of lessons must complete an application form.
  4. Lessons will be offered subject to:

                        - Teacher timetable and room availability.

                        - Practical Age Considerations.

                          Recommended age profiles for beginners are:         

                                         (6-9 for Strings and Piano)

            (6-9 for Recorder)

                                         (6-9 for Traditional Music)

                                         (9-11 for Brass and Wind)

                                         (12-13 for Saxophone)

                        - Position on the Waiting List.

  1. Other considerations may apply.
  2. Very Important: Applications for piano will only be considered where there is daily access to a suitable instrument for practice purposes.

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"It was a lovely evening filled with lots of delightful music. I loved the orchestra but was also taken with the TY group from Glanmire and their body percussionist performance. "
- Millie Kingston, CCSM Parent

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