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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!

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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The most wonderful (and busiest time) of the year!

At the risk of annoying the people who like to wait until December: Hurray for Christmas! When you’re a musician or teacher, Christmas starts EARLY! There are carols that need to be sourced and learned in time for the holidays, … Continue reading

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Exciting term!

It’s so lovely to be back into the swing of things again! All my students have returned to me for lessons, as well as a few new faces. Quite a lot of adult singers seem to find me through this … Continue reading

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September means a fresh start!

Who doesn’t love September? We can already feel that the air is fresher, which is very welcome after the hot and humid summer we’ve had. The sun is still shining as everyone dons their school uniforms once more and creates … Continue reading

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How to Learn Music

It’s been a HECTIC few months! Quite a few adult singers have started singing lessons with me this year and the main theme with all of them is confidence! Every time I meet a new student, we have a chat about … Continue reading

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Congratulations

Congratulations to my students who each received DISTINCTION in their piano exams this December! Well done, everyone! 

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Lessons from the under 12s

It’s amazing how many adult-beginners have called me looking for piano lessons! Although they don’t all come for lessons, it surprised me how many older people have expressed an interest in learning an instrument. Now, after a few years of … Continue reading

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Success

Congratulations to ALL of my piano students who EACH achieved an honours mark in their Royal Irish Academy exams! You should all be very proud of the hard work and practice you put in. Onwards and upwards! Amy~*~

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