Kerry School of Music News 26.08.2019
Back to work
The School of Music office in High St. reopened on Tuesday, August 6th and operates on weekdays from 9.30am to 5pm. For those who cannot pop in to High St., we can still be reached in the by leaving a voice message on our phone or messaging us through our website and facebook pages. All enquiries will be responded to during the remaining holiday period.
Classes resume in all centres on Monday, September 9th.
Pre-instrument classes for 4-7 year olds are being rolled out in all centres beginning with Tralee, Killarney and Listowel. The classes aim to familiarise children with the entire range of instruments and to make them proficient readers of music before they begin studying an instrument.
The School offers a limited number of scholarships every year to encourage the study of less well known instruments such as Oboe, Bassoon, all brass (Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba) and lower strings ('Cello and Double Bass). Further details from the School office.
Affordable group classes are being offered to beginners in Violin, 'Cello, Viola, Keyboard and Guitar. Terms and conditions apply.
School Music Hour
A series of twelve hour-long orchestra concerts specially designed to introduce school going children too the orchestra are taking place from Tuesday to Friday, October 15th to 18th in Siamsa Tire Tralee. Performed by the Kerry Pops Orchestra under the direction of Aidan O' Carroll, the performances include many different musical styles from Classical to Contemporary and have a high level of audience participation.
An inexpensive and fun way to engage with others in music making. Ukulele classes are being introduced in Tralee and Listowel. Call us for further information.
Remember that if you have not re-registered yet for September you will not get your preferred time or teacher. So get on your bike and drop in or call us to do so
Kerry Young Musician of the Year 17-year-old Tess Dowling, Pianist, Castlegregory.