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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Mini Music Academy Graduatiions - 2019

Mini Music Academy Graduations


Mini Music Academy Graduations will take place on the following dates during class time. All parents, grandparents, sisters, brothers, aunties, uncles and cousins WELCOME!!

Monday                13th May 2019

Tuesday               7th May 2019

Wednesday          8th May 2019

Saturday              11th May 2019

*Please note if your child's teacher has classes to make up, the graduation day will be pushed forward. You can check the date directly by contacting your child's Mini Music Academy Teacher directly.

We look forward to seeing you there!!!

MMA Team :)


Video Highlights of CSM 24th Spring Gala Concert 2019

Spring Gala Concerts at The Old Canteen Hall, Castleknock Community College

Sunday 3rd March 2019


Our annual Summer Gala Concerts this year were held in Spring mainly because our choir conductor Lorraine Galvin was going on maternity leave. Springtime for our concerts worked really well just before St. Patrick's Day. And delighted to announce Lorraine gave birth to a beautiful baby girl on the 16th March. Mammy, daddy and baby all doing great!!

Highlights of our 2 concerts here:




Congrats to all involved: students, teachers, performers, organisers, sound engineer, accompanist, conductor, videographer and especially our parents for all your ongoing and fabulous support :)

CSM Team



CSM Student Award at the Feis Ceoil Competition March 2019

Feis Ceoil Award for CSM

Congratulations to Katie Anna Doran Stapleton who gave a stunning performance and received a

Highly Commended Award in the U14Rhona Marshall Feis Ceoil Competition at the RDS on Monday

8th April 2019..Well done senior CSM teacher Mr. Brendan Finan BMus, MA (Comp).



FREE TRIAL Mini Music Busy Baby Classes NOW AVAILABLE!

We are delighted to announce that we are now offering FREE TRIAL Busy Baby Classes.

Classes take place:

Mondays 10am St. Mochta's

Saturday 4pm Ongar


Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for more information and to book in or call 018261100


Busy Babies Video has just been completed. Our parents 'n babies look to be having a fun, musical and bonding experience! Just click on the link below to see the video...


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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



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.

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