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About corkmusiccollective

Cork Music Collective is a cottage industry music education project which aims to make learning an instrument fun! I teach musicianship and instrumental lessons at all levels. Whether it's as a hobby or for exams, I endeavor to make learning music fun and interesting!

Guitar design competition

Getting creative this week! Continue reading

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A Note on Practice

I’ve read a few articles to try to find the best advice for you, but honestly some of the recommendations were so bonkers that I’ve decided to have a crack myself. Here it goes! Continue reading

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Autumn 2017

In order to make this year a little more streamlined, I’ve added a calendar to this site. you’ll find a colour-coded chart of important dates like exam deadlines, concert weeks and payment dates.   Continue reading

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Plans for 2016!

I feel really lucky to be able to say that 2015 was a wonderful year for me and my students. Personally, I performed more often than ever before and I tried to reflect that in creating opportunities for my pupils … Continue reading

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The Voice of Ireland

  The Voice of Ireland has been in touch to say that they are looking for singers to apply for their new series. If this is something you would be interested, you can click this link to fill in the … Continue reading

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Why Send Your Children to Music Lessons?

The truth of the matter is than when we teach music we are teaching listening, focus, empathy, expression and patience among other things. We are educating the doctors, teachers, citizens and concert-goers of the future! We want to instill these very important qualities in them! Continue reading

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5 Tips on What to Expect at Your First Singing Lesson

it is important to have a few goals in mind to help you to progress in your singing. After all, what you can achieve is limitless and it’s rewarding to have markers to show how far you’ve come. Continue reading

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