CSM Student Prizewinners & Exam Results

 

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 2018

Student Teacher
Aoife O'Flynn Jonathan Johnston
Rachel Donohoe Éira McDermott
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

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
Unsuccessfull (Under 60%) 2

Total Students Examined 

 

366

 

CSM High Achiever Awards 2016-2017

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
Victoria Good Brendan Finan
Gavin Bowen O'Connor Varo Khachatryan
Kien An-Bulja Rachel Reid 
Elisha Butalid Antoinette Kenna  
Ann Chen Antoinette Kenna  
Sarah Cooray Emma Tataru
Luka Cvetkovic Kirstie Muldoon
Gian de Leon Antoinette Kenna 
Senan Dolly Antoinette Kenna 
Rachel Donohoe Éira McDermott
James Harold Emma Tataru
Miriam Ivascu Emma Tataru
Alfred Jose Gertie Ryan
Olive Kellegher Kirstie Muldoon
Roisin Kelliher Varo Khachatryan
Kyoko Kishimoto Varo Khachatryan
David Li Raimonda Zalisauskaite
Erin McDonagh Krisztina Bartha
Jack McDonald Kirstie Muldoon
Haritha Meenakshi Raimonda Zalisauskaite
K C Mencias Krisztina Bartha
Joe Moore Antoinette Kenna
Ruhika Padamati Nicolaus Gregory
Emer Phelan Emma Tataru
Sharon Sam Varo Khachatryan
Yilan Stoquert Nicolaus Gregory
Ci Xin Tai Éira McDermott
Amy Talbot Éira McDermott
Kate Talbot Éira McDermott
Finbar Zhang Antoinette Kenna
Daire Glennane Margaret Reid
Ronan Wells Ronan Tierney
Ada Gultoprak Éilis Cooney
Riya Tibi Matthew Éilis Cooney
Daniel Tom Kakanattu Kirstie Muldoon
Dion Tom Kakanattu Kirstie Muldoon
Anna Qui Rachel Reid
Ivy Brereton Rachel Reid
Ella McGloin Rachel Reid
Andrew Mulvin Rachel Reid
Kate Moloney Rachel Reid
Jefferson Dever Rachel Reid

 Results of 2016-2017 Exams (RIAM & RGT)

High Achievers (100%)            41         
Distinctions (90-100%) 253
Honours (80-90%) 153
Merit (70-80%) 39
Pass (60-70%) 8
Unsuccessfull (Under 60%) 0
Total Students Examined  494

CSM High Achievers 2015-2016

Congratulations to the following students of CSM who received a High Achiever Award from the Royal Irish Acadamy of Music and the Registry of Guitar Tutors in 2016

Darren Hughes Senior Cert Piano Performance Brendan Finan
Abayawickrema Emily Preparatory Sarah Dalton
Bourke Sophie Preparatory Varo Khachatryan
Byrne Layla Preparatory Sarah Dalton
Chan Eric Preparatory Sarah Dalton
Chinnappan Andrea Preparatory Krisztina Bartha
Domsa Matei Grade I Emma Tataru
Donohoe Rachel Grade 1 Sarah Dalton
Fadare Joy Preparatory Emma Tataru
Faharty Adam Preparatory Sarah Dalton
Flannery Bobby Preparatory Krisztina Bartha
Friel Anna Grade III Stevie Darragh
Good Victoria Preparatory Brendan Finan
Harold James Preparatory Varo Khachatryan
Homina Odosa Preparatory Krisztina Bartha
Jones Ruby Grade 1 Kirstie Muldoon
Jose Alfred Grade 1 Gertie Ryan
Kelleher Olive Preparatory Sarah Dalton
Krivakova Corrina Preparatory Krisztina Bartha
Mc Donagh Erin Preparatory Krisztina Bartha
Renehan Mark Grade 1 Keith Stears
Sam Sharon Preparatory Varo Khachatryan
Seery Cormac Preparatory Sarah Dalton
Talbot Amy Preparatory Sarah Dalton
Talbot Kate Preparatory Sarah Dalton

Results of 2015-2016 Exams (RIAM & RGT)

High Achievers (100%) 22
Distinctions (90-100%) 156
Honours (80-90%) 175
Merit (70-80%) 26
Pass (60-70%) 8
Unsuccessfull (Under 60%) 3
Total Students Examined  390

CSM High Achievers 2014-2015

Congratulations to the following students who received a High Achiever Award from the Royal Irish Academy of Music 2015

Name Grade Teacher
Agustin Kyla Preparatory Margaret Reid
Balasubranium Yash Initial RGT Guitar Stevie Darragh
Deac Ruben Preparatory Margaret Reid
Matei Domsa Preparatory Margaret Reid
Daire Glennane Initial RGT Guitar Margaret Reid
Oonagh Hayes Grade III Shane Fee
Jones Dylan Grade 11 Sarah Dalton
Gavin Kennedy Preparatory Krisztina Bartha
Krylov Sasha Preparatory Shane Fee
Carlos Liu Preparatory Alina Zaharia
Emma Lyons Duffy Preparatory Krisztina Bartha
Monadero Sam Preparatory Margaret Reid
Ferdia O'Cairbre Grade IV Alina Zaharia
Renehan Mark Preparatory Keith Stears
Svetkovic Luca Preparatory Margaret Reid
Tai Ci Qing Grade IV Margaret Reid
Chrzaszaz Victor Grade III Gertie Ryan
Sarah Bateman Grade IV Keith Stears
Cojocaru Matthew Grade III Alina Zaharia
Danaher Rachel Grade III Shane Fee
Ralf Duli Grade III Gertie Ryan
Homina Onaiwu Preparatory Keith Stears

CSM Student Exam Results 2014-2015 (RIAM, RGT & TCL)

High Achievers (100%) 23
Distinctions (90-100%) 297
Honours (80-90%) 209
Merit (70-80%) 56
Pass (60-70%) 12
Gold Medal Award 1
Silver Medal Award 1
Total Students Examined 599

CSM High Achievers 2013-2014

Congratulations to the following students who received 100% in their exam this year:

Student                        Grade                  Teacher

Ella O'Toole                      Preparatory            Emily O'Connell Earley

Lorcan Cullen                   Preparatory             Emily O'Connell Earley

Onaiwu Homina                Preparatory             Keith Stears

Precious Adeoye              Preparatory             Emily O'Connell Earley

Ryan Zhang                     Preparatory             Cristina Ryan

Xuan He Shi                    Preparatory             Clare O'Brien

Aileen Yi Ji                           2                       Rachel Reid

Calum McDonald                  2                        Shane Fee

David Jolley                          2                       Margaret Reid

Rachel Danaher                    2                        Shane Fee

Tamara Chaal                       2                        Shane Fee

Ci Qing Tai                           3                        Rachel Reid

Deirdre McCarthy                 3                         Rachel Reid

Johnny Lawlor                      3                        Margaret Reid

Matthew Cojocaru                3                         Alina Zaharia

Sohini Sengupta                  3                         Eilis Cooney

Ciara Simm                         4                        Judit Maté

Sarah Bateman                   4                         Keith Stears

Raimonda Zalisacskaite       7 (Music Theatre) Rachel Reid

Claire Lenihan                     7 (Music Theatre) Rachel Reid

Xuan He Shi (Yo Yo)           1 (Violin)              Clare O'Brien

CSM Annual Exam Results 2013-2014

A total of 390 CSM students sat exams this year. The results are as follows:

Medal Award

Ben McDonald    Intermediate Recital Certificate       Gold Medal Award

Result Category                        Number of Students

High Achiever Awards (100%)                    18

Distinction Award       (90-100)                   196

Honours Award          (80-90)                     134

Merit Award               (70-80)                     33

Pass Award               (60-70)                     4

 

CSM Eighth Annual Awards Concert - 11th May 2014

Freemason's Hall, Molesworth Street, Dublin 2

Sunday 11th May 2014

Adjudicator: Professor Anthony Byrne (Lecturer and Piano Teacher - Royal Irish Academy of Music)

Awards as follows:
Under 8

 1st Prize  Rachel Best (piano) Teacher: Rachel Reid

 2nd Prize Evan Tuttlebee (piano) Teacher: Rachel Reid

 Medal Awards

 Cecilia Fedeli (Violin) Teacher: Clare O'Brien

 Matthew Dumitru (Piano) Teacher: Alina Zaharia

 Alice Centore (Piano) Teacher: Judit Maté

 Killian McGee (Vocals & Guitar} Teacher: Margaret Reid

 Under 10

 1st Prize  Niamh Remalacio (Violin) Teacher: Cristina Ryan

 2nd Prize Mei Mei Sun (Piano) Teacher: Jonathan Johnston

 Medal Awards

 Bobby Flannery (Guitar) Teacher: Margaret Reid

 Anne Tuttlebee (Piano) Teacher: Rachel Reid

 Xuan He Shi (Yo Yo) Teacher: Clare O'Brien

 Under 14

 1st Prize Ferdia O'Cairbre (Voice) Teacher: Rachel Reid

 2nd Prize Bronagha Bonham (Violin) Teacher: Klara Janu

 Medal Awards (Highly Commended)

 Stephen Black (Piano) Teacherl: Eileen Brogan

 Darragh Sutcliffe (Piano) Teacher: Jonathan Johnston

 Ciaran O'Flynn (Piano) Teacher: Jonathan Johnston

 Ben McDonald (Piano) Teacher: Jonathan Johnston

 Mark Hughes (Vocals & Guitar) Teacher: Margaret Reid

 Luke McMahon (Violin) Teacher: Antonio Garcia Lopez

 Beibhinn Bonham (Violin) Teacher: Klara Janu

 Over 14

 1st Prize Rachael Armstrong (Piano) Teacher: Jonathan Johnston

 2nd Prize Alannah Best (Vocals & Guitar) Teacher: Georger Mercer & Rachel Reid

 Ensemble Award

 1st Prize Bonham / De Burca String Trio Teacher: Klara Janu

 Mature Student Award

 1st Prize Jerome Corby (Voice) Teacher: Rachel Reid

 2nd Prize Silvia Doherty (Piano) Teacher: Cristina Ryan

Newpark Feis Results - May 2014

Vocal  - Under 12

3rd Place: Ferdia O'Cairbre - Teacher: Rachel Reid

Solo Piano - Under 12

Commended - Ferdia O'Cairbre Teacher: Eileen Brogan

Feis Ceoil Results - April 2014

Buachaillí Vocal Competition - 8-15 Yrs

Very Highly Commended: Ferdia O'Cairbre Teacher: Rachel Reid

Boys Vocal Solo Treble - Under 12
Highly Commended: Ferdia O'Cairbre

Flute Competition - Under 16

Highly Commended: Mary Jolly - Teacher: Roisin Ní Bhriain

Highly Commended: Rachael O'Toole - Teacher: Roisin Ní Bhriain

String Competition - Under 12

Commended: Bronagh Bonham Teacher: Klara Janu

Commended: Beibhin Bonham

Solo Piano Competition - Under 14

3rd Place: Ciaran O'Flynn Teacher: Jonathan Johnston

Commended: Darragh Sutcliffe 

Royal Irish Academy High Achiever Awards - May 2013

Congratulations to all CSM who received excellent results in both performance and academic exams this year 2012-2013. High Achiever Awards are awarded to candidates who have excelled either in performance at their exam or received 100% in their written theory exam.  We would like to especially mention our following students who received High Achiever Awards from the RIAM May 2013.

Beibhinn Bonham                   Violin Grade 3                      Teacher: Klara Janu

Bronagh Bonham                   Violin Grade 3                      Teacher: Klara Janu

Fiona Guan                           Grade 1Theory                    Teacher: Gertie Ryan

Dara Kinnane                         Grade 1Theory                   Teacher: Gertie Ryan

Stephen Black                       Grade 1Theory                   Teacher: Gertie Ryan

Patrick Burke                        Grade 1 Theory                   Teacher: Gertie Ryan 

Rohan Tibi Matthew               Preparatory Grade Theory     Teacher: Krisztina Bartha

Sarah Lekan                          Preparatory Grade Theory     Teacher: Kristina Bartha

Benjamin Carcu                      Preparatory Grade Theory     Teacher: David Moriarty

Seona Nic an Riogh                 Preparatory Grade Theory      Teacher: David Moriarty

Mei Mei Sun                           Preparatory Grade Theory      Teacher: David Moriarty

Nicole Power                          Preparatory Grade Theory       Teacher: David Moriarty

Dylan Jones                            Preparatory Grade Theory       Teacher: David Moriarty

Aoife Cullen                            Grade 2 Theory Exam             Teacher: Antonio Garcia Lopez

Luke McMahon                        Grade 2 Theory Exam             Teacher: Antonio Garcia Lopez

Tamara Chaal                          Grade 1 Theory Exam              Teacher: June Robbins

Sohini Sengupta                      Grade 2 Theory Exam              Teacher: Eileen Brogan

Matthew Cojocaru                   Grade 1 Theory Exam                   Teacher: Caitriona Ni Cheallaigh

Luke Bugler                            Grade 1 Theory Exam                   Teacher: Caitriona Ni Cheallaigh

Ainhoa Tellechea                     Grade 2 Theory Exam                   Teacher: Caitriona Ni Cheallaigh

Aisling Lawton                         Grade 2 Theory Exam                   Teacher: Margaret Reid

Rachel Samuel                         Grade 1 Theory Exam                   Teacher: Margaret Reid

David Jolley                             Grade 1 Theory Exam                   Teacher: Margaret Reid

Mark Hughes                           Grade 1 Theory Exam                   Teacher: Margaret Reid

Ugo-Michael Onuke                  Grade 1 Theory Exam                   Teacher: Margaret Reid

Katie Harkin                            Grade  3 Theory Exam                  Teacher: Eilis Cooney

Yong Jie Lam                          Grade 3 Theory Exam                   Teacher: Eilis Cooney

Royal Irish Academy of Music Results 2012-2013 for CSM Students

High Achievers for excellence in performance and academic achievement  23 students

Distinctions (90 - 100) 170 Students

Honours      (80 - 90)    82 Students

Merit           (70 - 80)    28 Students

Pass            (60 - 70)      4 Students

RGT London College of Music Guitar Exam Results 2012 - 2013

Distinction   26 Students

Merit           4 Students

Pass            1 Student

CSM students performed extremely well in the 2013 Feis Ceoil and Newpark Feis Competitions. The standard of performance in the competitions was very high this year. The results of the competitions are:

Feis Ceoil Competitions 2013

U12 Boys Vocal Solo Competition (Treble)

Very Highly Commended: Ferdia O'Cairbre

Teacher: Rachel Reid

Buachailli Competition - Ages 8 - 15 Yrs

Very Highly Commended: Ferdia O'Cairbre

Teacher: Rachel Reid

Newpark Feis Competitions - May 2013

 
U10 Violin - Very Highly Commended
Beibhinn Bonham
Teacher: Klara Janu
 
U12 Violin - 3rd Place
Bronagh Bonham
Teacher: Klara Janu
 
U14 Piano - Highly Commended
Rachael Armstrong
Teacher: Eileen Brogan
 
Piano Duets (Junior) - 2nd Place
Ci Yang & Ci Qing Tai
Teacher: Eileen Brogan
 
Piano Duets (Intermediate) - First Place
Laura & Rachael Armstrong
Teacher: Eileen Brogan
 
U16 Piano Solo - Very Highly Commended
Matthew Edgar 
Teacher: David Moriarty
 
Senior Piano Sonata - Highly Commended
Matthew Edgar
 
U18 Piano - Highly Commended
Matthew Edgar
 
Coakley Fuller Cup - Highly Commended
Matthew Edgar
 
 
Congratulations to all our students on their successful performances at these events.
CSM Team

 

CSM Seventh Annual Awards Concert - 12th May 2013

Westmanstown Golf & Conference Centre

Adjudicator: Professor Anthony Byrne (Lecturer and Piano Teacher - Royal Irish Academy of Music)

1. Junior Student of the Year (U 10)
 
1st Place: Matthew Madigan (Guitar & Voice) 
Teacher: Margaret Reid
 
2nd Place: Lan Lan Sun (Piano) 
Teacher: Jonathan Johnston
 
Highly Commended: Jo Jo He Shi (Violin) 
Teacher: Klara Janu
 
Commended: Grace Lynch (Piano) 
Teacher: Eileen Brogan
 
2. Intermediate Student of the Year (U 14)
 
First Place: Ben McDonald 
Teacher: David Moriarty
 
Second-Place:  Joint Award
Aoife O'Flynn (Piano) 
Teacher Jonathan Johnston
 
Rachel Armstrong (Piano) 
Teacher Eileen Brogan
 
Commended: Abbie Flannery: (Guitar & Voice) 
Teacher: Margaret Reid
 
3. Senior Student of the Year (Over 14)
 
First Place: Alannah Best: (Voice & Guitar Acc.)
Teachers Rachel Reid (Voice) Darren Loughran (Guitar)
 
Second Place: Rebecca Armstrong (Piano) 
Teacher Jonathan Johnston
 
Highly Commended: Alex Griffin (Violin) 
Teacher: Cristina Ryan
 
Commended: David Joo (Piano) 
Teacher: David Moriarty
 
Mature Student of the Year (Over 21)
 
1st Place: Margaret Donnelly (Voice & Guitar Acc) 
Teacher: Rachel Reid
 
2nd Place: Jerome Corby (Voice) 
Teacher: Rachel Reid
 
Duets & Ensemble Award
 
First Place: Rachael & Laura Armstrong (Piano Duet) 
Teacher Eileen Brogan
 
Second Place: Ci Yang & Ci Qing Tai (Piano Duet) 
Teacher: Eileen Brogan
 
Commended: Rebecca & Rachael Armstrong (Piano Duet) 
Teacher: Eileen Brogan
 

Newpark Feis Results - May 2013

 
U10 Violin - Very Highly Commended
Beibhinn Bonham
Teacher: Klara Janu
 
U12 Violin - 3rd Place
Bronagh Bonham
Teacher: Klara Janu
 
U14 Piano - Highly Commended
Rachael Armstrong
Teacher: Eileen Brogan
 
Piano Duets (Junior) - 2nd Place
Ci Yang & Ci Qing Tai
 
Piano Duets (Intermediate) - First Place
Laura & Rachael Armstrong
Teacher: Eileen Brogan

 

 

European Piano Teacher's Association Piano Festival

Kevin Barry Room National Concert Hall

Saturday 23rd February 2013

Highly Commended Award: David Joo

Student of David Moriarty at CSM 

Prizewinners at Annual Awards Concert 13th May 2012

 

(see photo gallery for more photos)

 

Congrratulations to all CSM students who performed at our annual awards concert. They performed superbly and rose to the occasion admirably. The following students received awards from Professor Anthony Byrne of the Royal Irish Academy of Music.

Junior Student of the Year Award

1st Place: Defne Gultoprak - piano solo - teacher Jonathan Johnston

Runner-Up: Bronagh Bonham - solo violin - teacher Klara Janu

Medal Awards

Ferdia O'Cairbre, Ralf Duli, Beibhinn Bonham, Daniel Kinnane and Matthew Madigan.

Intermediate Student of the Year Award

1st Place: Ciaran O'Flynn - solo piano - teacher Jonathan Johnston

Runner-Up: Rachel Armstrong - solo piano - teacher Eileen Brogan

Medal Award: Darragh Sutcliffe - solo piano - teacher Jonathan Johnston 

Medal Award: Luke McMahon - teacher Antonio Garcia-Lopez

Medal Award: Ci Qing Tai - teacher Eileen Brogan

Medal Award: Laura Armstrong - teacher Eileen Brogan

Senior Student of the Year Award

1st Place: Matthew Edgar - solo piano - teacher David Moriarty

Runner-Up: Caoimhe Dalton - solo piano - teacher Colum McNamee

Medal Award: Laura Armstrong - solo piano - teacher Eileen Brogan

Medal Award: Alannah Best - guitar & vocals - teacher Rachel Reid and Colm Connolly

Ensemble & Duets Award

1st Place: Rachel & Rebecca Armstrong - piano duets - teacher Eileen Brogan

Runner-Up: Bronagh, Beibhinn & Ruadhain Bonham - string trio - teacher Klara Janu

 

CSM Students scoop up Prizes at Newpark Music Feis 8th - 13th May 2012

 

Congratulations to all our students who performed at the Newpark Feis from 8th - 13th May 2012.
The following students received prizes:
 
First Prize U10 Solo Piano Competition: Defne Gultoprak
Teacher: Jonathan Johnston
 
Second Prize U10 Solo Piano Competition: Ferdia O'Cairbre
Teacher: Eileen Brogan
 
Very Highly Commended U10 Solo Piano Competition: Ci Qing Tai
Teacher: Eileen Brogan
 
Second Prize U12 Solo Piano Competition: Rachael Armstrong
Teacher: Eileen Brogan
 
First Prize U12 Piano Duets: Ci Qing & Ci Hang Tai
Teacher: Eileen Brogan
 
Very Highly Commended U12 Piano Duets: Ci Yang & Ci Qing Tai
Teacher: Eileen Brogan
 
 
Highly Commended U16 Solo Piano Competition: Katie Lambert
Teacher: Muireann Ni Dhubhghaill 
 
Congratulations to these fantastic students and to their teachers
CSM Team 

Royal Irish Academy of Music High Achiever's Awards Ceremony

Sunday 27th November 2011 at 3pm

Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin 2.

 

Congratulations to our young student Defne Gultoprak who has been selected from 1 of 2,5500 students nationwide for her excellent performance at her RIAM Grade 1 piano exam in May 2011. Defne will perform at the RIAM's Awards Ceremony as a soloist on 27th November at the Shelbourne Hotel. After the concert, Defne will be presented with a High Achiever Award by the Director of the RIAM Deborah Kelleher.

6 year old Defne has been in CSM's Mini Music Academy since she was 2 yrs old. Defne started piano at 4 years and quickly developed a fine technique demonstrating great skill for such a young age. She received Distinction in her Elementary, Preliminary, Primary and Grade 1 exam in May, for which she scooped up the High Achiever Award. We congratulate Defne and her family wholeheartedly and hope they have a super day on the 27th.

Newpark Feis Awards May 2011

Congratulations to all CSM students who participated in this year's Newpark Music Festival. Our students performed extremely well and really enjoyed the whole experience of competing. The following students received awards:
 
Defne Gultoprak (age 6) 3rd Prize U8 Solo Piano
Ferdia O'Cairbre (age 6) Highly Commended U8 Solo Piano
Laura Armstrong Highly Commended U12 Solo Piano
Rachel Armstrong Highly Commended U12 Solo Piano
Evan Magee 3rd Prize U14 Solo Piano
Rebecca Armstrong Highly Commended U14 Solo Piano
 

Royal Irish Academy of Music High Achiever Awards May 2011

Congratulations to the following students who received High Achiever Awards in performance and academic excellent at the RIAM exams held at CSM in May 2011.
 
Prizewinners
Cathal O'Flynn
Defne Gultoprak
Katherina Runova
Helen Jiamg
Emma O'Driscoll
Luke McMahon
Marco Blackwell
Joey Qu
Aisling Lawton
Nicola Subea

2010


Newpark Feis Winners May 2010

Laura Armstrong U10 Piano Competition Highly Commended

Evan Magee U12 Junior Repertoire Competition Commended

Evan Magee U 12 Junior Piano Sonata Competition 3 rd Place

Rachel Armstrong U12 Piano Competition Very Highly Commended

Daniel Gilligan U12 Piano Competition Highly Commended

Ruth Walsh U12 Voice Competition Highly Commended

Sarah Donohoe U12 Flute Competition Highly Commended

Conrad Jones-Brannigan U14 Piano Competition Highly Commended

John King and Ellen Corby U16 Vocal Duet Competition 3rd Place

John King U16 Voice Competition Highly Commended

Ellen Corby U16 Voice Competition (Popular) Highly Commended

Ellen Corby U16 Voice Competition (Classical) Highly Commended

Roxanne Frim U16 Flute Competition Very Highly Commended

CSM Student Awards  May 2010

Junior Student of the Year Award U10 Bronwyn Boyle (violin)

Junior Student Runner-Up Award U10 Sarah Isip (guitar)

Intermediate Student of the Year Award U14 Rebecca Armstrong (piano)

Intermediate Runner-Up Award U14 Rachel Armstrong (piano)

Senior Student of the Year Award O14 Arianna Fox (piano)

Senior Student of the Year Award O14 Runner Up Kevin O'Dwyer (guitar and vocals)

Duets Award Ellen Corby & John King (vocal duet)

Duets Runner-Up Award Rachel & Rebecca Armstrong (piano)

Best Band Award Enda & Cormac Henehan & Claire Lenihan (vocals, guitar & percussion)

Mature Student of the Year Ruth Bamsey (piano)

Mature Student of the Year Runner-Up Gerrry O'Farrell (voice)

Highly Commend Awards were presented to:

Laura Armstrong (piano)

Sarah Donohoe (flute)

Paul Lambert (clarinet)

Anna Madigan (violin)

Ruth Walsh (voice)

Sean Mansfield (guitar & vocals)

Peter Davis & Bronwyn Boyle (violin duet)

Ci Hang & Ci Qing Tai (piano duet)

2009

Prizes & Awards May 2009

Congratulations to all our performers at CSM'S annual concert held on Thursday 21st May 2009 at Blanchardstown Library. Mr. Anthony Byrne, our adjudicator on the night, was very complimentary towards the excellent standard and warmly praised the wonderful work that is being achieved by our team of dedicated teachers. He also commended our school's philosophy of developing in our students an overall love of music. Mr. Byrne felt this was clearly transmitted at the concert by students, parents and teachers who were in high spirits and full of enthusiasm.Mr. Byrne, concert pianist, lecturer and piano teacher at the Royal Irish Academy of Music, made the following awards to our students:

Senior Student of the Year was awarded to Aoife Gibney (Age 16) for vocal performance. Aoife was also Very Highly Commended in the Under 18 Solo Voice Competition in this year's Feis Ceoil. Ellen's voice teacher is Mr. Paul Kelly. (CSM)

Senior Student of the Year Runner-Up was awarded to Catherine King (Age 17) for Solo Piano. Catherine was also commended in the Under 18 Solo Piano Competition at Newpark Feis this year. Catherine's teacher is Mr. Jonathan Johnston. (CSM)

Junior Student of the Year was awarded to Evan Magee (Age 10) for Solo Piano Performance. Evan also received First Prize in the Under 10 Solo Piano Competition at this year's Newpark Feis. As part of his prize, Evan performed in the NCH on Sunday 24th May 2009. Evan's piano teacher is Mr. David Moriarty (CSM)

Junior Student of the Year Runner-Up was awarded again to Rachel Armstrong (Age 9) for Solo Piano Performance. Rachel also received 2nd Prize in the Under 10 Solo Piano Competition at Newpark Feis this year. Rachel's piano teacher is Ms. Eileen Brogan (Director / CSM)

Piano Duets Award: A joint award was presented to: Laura & Rachel Armstrong and Rachel & Rebecca Armstrong. Their teacher is Ms. Eileen Brogan (Director / CSM)

Competition Feis Awards May 2009

U18 Vocal Competition (Irish Airs) Feis Ceoil 2009: Aoife Gibney Very Highly Commended

U18 Solo Piano Competition Newpark Feis: Catherine King (Commended)

U10 Solo Piano Competition First Prize Newpark Feis: Evan Magee (Age 10)

U10 Solo Piano Competition Second Prize Newpark Feis: Rachel Armstrong (Age 9)

U12 Solo Piano Competition Newpark Feis: David Carey (Very Highly Commended)

U12 Solo Piano Competition Newpark Feis: Aidan McGivern (Very Highly Commended)

U12 Solo Piano Competition Newpark Feis: Rebecca Armstrong Very Highly Commende

U8 Solo Piano Competition Newpark Feis: Laura Armstrong (Very Highly Commended)

U12 Piano Duets Competition: Laura & Rachel Armstrong (Very Highly Commended)

U12 Piano Duets Competition: Rachel & Rebecca Armstrong (Highly Commended)

Prizes & Awards May 2008

Senior Student of the Year 2008 was awarded to Ellen Corby (Age 14) for performance in Piano and Voice and for overall committment to music studies throughout the year. Ellen's teacher at CSM for piano is Mr. Jonathan Johnstand and for voice is Mr. Niall Cahill.

Senior Student Runner-Up 2008 was awarded to Alan Lau (Age 14) for performance in Piano and for overall committment to music studies throughout the year. Alan's piano teacher at CSM is Ms. Trini Armstrong.

Junior Student of the Year 2008 was awarded to Wei Je Lam (Age 11) for performance in Piano and for overall committment to music studies throughout the year. Wei Je's piano teacher at CSM is Ms. Trini Armstrong.

CSM Students Examination Results 14-15 599
High Achievers (100%) 23
Distinctions (90-100%) 297
Honours (80-90%) 209
Merit (70-80%) 56
Pass (60-70%) 12
Gold Medal Award 1
Silver Medal Award 1