Former Student of the Year: International Opera star - Mezzo-Soprano Paula Murrihy

​International Lyric Soprano and former student Miriam Murphy (RIP)

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

Administrative Staff:

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

Noted Violinist, composer, arranger and former

pupil Kenneth Rice

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

​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.

Quality and Standards

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

Experience and Excellence

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 

​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.