International Lyric Soprano and former student Miriam Murphy

Our record speaks for itself. Our students out-perform all others in examinations and competitions. Our Alumni are to be found in opera houses, orchestras, theatres and media throughout the world.

Experience and excellence

Noted Violinist, composer, arranger and former
pupil Kenneth Rice

Our exceptional international team of teachers  brings a world of insight and  experience to every lesson taught. 


Student of the Year, 2000 and West End Leading Lady Riona O' Connor


Quality and standards

Former Student of the Year: Frankfurt Opera's star Mezzo-Soprano Paula Murrihy

Ceol Scoil Chiarrai Teoranta is a company limited by guarantee (No. 144169), a recognised Charity (CHY No. 10046) and a Scientific Body.

KSM 'Cello Ensemble, Malton Hotel 13.04.14

Founded in 1981 to Make music Happen in Kerry, our School has grown to become one of Ireland's largest music schools and is currently the country's only fully integrated performing arts school with departments of Music, Dance and Music Theatre.

Our Mission: Making Music Happen

To provide the most affordable, high-quality tuition and training in performing arts from beginner to pre-professional levels to persons of all ages in Kerry.

Kerry School of Music Tuition in Music Dance Drama Music Theatre

Administrative Staff: Myra Blackwood, Marie O' Donovan and Eileen O' Connell are available to ensure that our service meets your needs.