Part-time Music for Adults 

One to one Instrumental & Vocal Tuition

The Conservatoire offers part-time students over the age of 18 the opportunity to take instrumental/vocal lessons in combination with an appropriate level of Musicianship tuition.  Continuing Education students must have some performance experience in the instrument/voice – the Conservatoire does not accept adult beginners.  All students can apply for a place in one of the Conservatoire’s many ensembles.

We offer instrumental and vocal tuition in the following disciplines:

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As well as one-to-one instrumental/vocal tuition and musicianship classes, the Conservatoire offers a credit-rated module for adult students: Jazz Improvisation

Application for September 2024 are now open

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Jazz Improvisation NFQ Level 6 (5 ECTS credits)

This course introduces students with technical proficiency on their instrument/voice to the concept of jazz improvisation and performance.  Students will be taught in an ensemble format, with an emphasis on self-directed preparation.  Subjects covered include:

  • Jazz Ear Training
  • Jazz Harmony & Theory
  • Improvisation
  • Rhythm
  • Jazz Standard Songs
  • Transcription
  • Analysis of Solos
  • History of Jazz
  • Performance
  • Composition
  • Jazz Technique (general)

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Further Information

Kevin Hanafin, Head of Orchestral Studies,