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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!

Who should have music lessons?

When you think about who is attending music lessons week in and week out, who do you think of? When you see someone sitting down to a piano or singing their scales every day, who is it you see? Are … Continue reading

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Concert Date

At last it’s nearly time for the Christmas Concert! Save the date: MONDAY 18TH DECEMBER at 3.30pm! For singing groups, audio recordings of Let It Snow are here.

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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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