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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RGT@LCM Winter Guitar Exams

Best of luck to all of our Guitar students who have their RGT (London College of Music) guitar exams today!!!


Royal Irish Academy of Music Winter Exams Sunday 2nd December 2018


Royal Irish Academy of Music Instrumental Exams

Best of luck to all of our wonderful students who have RIAM exams Sunday 2nd December 2018

Studio 1 and Studio 7 Castleknock School of Music,

4 - 5 The Mall, Ongar Village, Dublin 15


CSM Team






Give the Gift of Music This Christmas

CSM Gift Vouchers 

Give your loved one the Gift of Music this Christmas! 

Gift Vouchers start from as little as €20.00 - you choose!

Suitable for gifts for babies, children, teenagers, grandchildren, husbands, wives, friends.....

It's never too early or too late to learn to play an instrument.


Here's the John Lewis Christmas advert 2018 featuring Elton John



 Available for all ages, classes & instruments including:

  • Mini Music Academy Busy Babies Classes (6mths - 2yrs)
  • MMA Classes (2 - 7yrs)
  • Voice, Piano, Keyboard,
  • Guitar (Acoustic, Classical, Electric, Bass - ALL Styles)
  • Violin, Viola, Cello, Traditional Fiddle,
  • Recorder, Flute, Clarinet and Saxophone

To purchase a voucher simply:

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Phone: 01 8261100 and order / pay over the phone by card

Drop in to our Ongar Reception

Office Hours:

Monday          15.00 - 19.00pm

Tuesday         14:00 - 19:00pm

Wednesday    15:00 - 19:00pm

Thursday        14:00 - 19:00pm

Saturday       10:00 - 16:00pm

CSM & MMA Team 


CSM Students RIAM Theory Exams

Best of luck to our CSM students sitting their Royal Irish Academy of Music Theory Examinations today Saturday17th November 2018 at Hartstown Community School.

2.00pm - 5.00pm.

We wish them every success!

CSM Team Smile


Classes resume Saturday 3rd November 2018


School re-opens Saturday 03.11.18


We hope all our students and parents had a lovely mid term.

A reminder that we reopen Saturday 3rd November for all CSM and MMA classes.





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



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