Welcome to Castleknock School of Music (CSM).

Our philosophy is to provide excellent music tuition and to provide stimulating music classes that will develop in our students a real and lasting love of music.

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Dublin Jammer's Band Practice Class



commences Tuesday 6th November 2018


Copy the link here for to see the Band's performance in May 2018:


Open to students studying vocals, keyboards, guitarists (acoustic, electric, bass) and woodwind players.

Post Grade IV required and post Grade V on piano required

or you are invited to AUDITION

Contact us if you are interested via facebook or

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See all details of band below!


Would you like to experience the thrill of being in a real live band?

If so, we are welcoming you to become a member!

Rehearsals: Tuesday (weekly classes)

Time 19.50 – 20.50pm

Venue: Room 34

Castleknock Community College

Start Date: Tuesday 6th November


As a member of Dublin Jammers Band, you will:

  • Explore music by your favourite artists
  • experience real band sessions jamming with other like-minded musicians
  • Be guided by CSM staff Stevie Darragh and Antonello D’Orazio 
  • Perform at live gigs December & May

We are looking for vocalists, guitarists (acoustic, electric & bass) woodwind players, fiddle players, keyboards and percussion.

Age Group: 13 - 18 years 

To apply, you need to have completed minimum:

Grade IV on woodwind / guitar / violin

Grade V on piano

Vocals / Percussion: apply with details of experience

Internal and external students welcome!

€160.00 annual fee

Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for enrolment form.

Tutors: Stevie Darragh BMus ALCM LVCL Antonello D'Orazio BMus MA 

Limited places so apply early to avoid disappointment



Mini Music Academy commences Saturday 15th September 2018

Mini Music Academy Teachers & Administrative Staff would like to welcome back all our MMA students Saturday 15th September for classes.

A very special welcome is extended to all our new students in Busy Babies, Bonny Bluebirds, Red Robins, Pink Bears, Yellow Bunnies and Green Frogs.

We look forward to seeing you on Saturday and during the coming week for classes. Any queries at all about your classes, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone Margo / Edwina on 018261100.

For any of you that have not yet registered/re-registered don't worry - it's not too late!

We still have some limited availability and would be delighted to have you with us!

Very Best Wishes,

Antoinette, Anna, Krisztina, Edwina, Margo & Eileen

MMA Team



Ready, Steady, Sing Choir! NEW MEMBERS WELCOME


Ready, Steady, Sing Choir
 (7 - 12 yrs old) 
Tutor: Ms. Lorraine Galvin  B.Mus. (Perf) MA (Perf.)
Lorraine, conductor and teacher of our choir is always on the look out for new members. If you would like your child to audition, then contact us to find out full details. All students of CSM welcome and all children not at CSM most welcome too!
The songs being currently learnt are a mix of popular, traditional and classical. The choir meets at the following day, time and venue:

Ready, Steady, Sing Choir (1)

Studio One

Ongar Centre

Tuesday 4.50 - 5.30pm

And choir tuition is FREE for all students of CSM. 

Registration fee is €30.00 to assist with cost of performances and administation costs.

If your child is interested in singing and enjoys making musical friends, just bring him/her along to one of the choirs above after the mid-term break and Lorraine will be delighted to see you and make your child feel very welcome. Any queries, email or 'phone Margo at 01 826 1100.

CSM Re-open Saturday 9th September 2018

Hello Everyone!

Hope you are enjoying the summer break!!!

Our office re-opens on Monday 21st August 2018 for bookings, enrolments and registrations.

CSM classes recommence on Saturday 9th September

MMA classes recommence on Saturday 16th September

We look forward to seeing all our students & parents real soon. 

CSM & MMA Team


Mini Music Academy Classes - still some places remaining....

Hi everyone,

Mini Music Academy recommences on Saturday 15h September.

There are still some places available from our wide schedule of classes.

Contact Margo or Edwina at 01 826 1100 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Check out our Busy Babies video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p8U5PsUrCV0

For full schedule of classes visit our website at www.minimusicacademy.com/class-information/class-timetable

MMA Team




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CSM Annual Exam Results 2017-2018

The annual examination results for CSM students for academic year 2017-2018 have now been completed. Below are the official results achieved. We are extremely proud of our students achievements as we enter our 23rd Year in Education & Serving the Community.

Results of 2017-2018 Exams (RIAM & RGT)

High Achievers (100%) 26
Distinctions (90-100%) 162
Honours (80-90%) 124
Merit (70-80%) 42
Pass (60-70%) 10
Unsuccessful 2
Total Students Examined  366



CSM High Achiever Awards 2017-2018

Congratulations to the following students of CSM who received a High Achiever Award from the Royal Irish Academy of Music and the Registry of Guitar Tutors in 2017

Student Teacher
Stefan Maria Mirabella Krisztina Bartha
Hannah James Antoinette Kenna
Ronac Rajan Antoinette Kenna
Oisin Duffy Antoinette Kenna
Matei Naomi Sarah Dalton
Mencias Kassandra Éilis Cooney
Martin Annie Eilis Cooney
Madire Grishma Sarah Dalton
Prince Joshua Éiliis Cooney
Dolly Senan Antoinette Kenna
Zhang Finbar Antoinette Kenna
Santos Maria Luiza Edwina Hopkinson
Agulla Antia Edwina Hopkinson
Joseph Andrew Éilis Cooney
Brady Deirdre Lorraine Galvin
Zhong Erica Lorraine Galvin
Glennane Alan Lorraine Galvin
Chudikova Zoe Lorraine Galvin
Birks Sophie Lorraine Galvin
Wang Andy Margaret Reid
Doroft Alex Antonello D'Orazio
Wells Ronan Ronan Tierney
Feeley Cara Ronan Tierney
Satheesh Shaun Ronan Tierney
Harold James Emma Tataru
Mac an Bhaird Naila Emma Tataru
Domsa Matei Emma Tataru
Slator Kaylyn Emma Tataru
Madire Grishma Sarah Dalton

We feel sure we have included all High Achiever students here.

However, if you find that that your name is not listed and you are a High Achiever, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will rectify this immediately.

CSM & MMA Team




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