At the Mayo School of Music a range of instruments are taught. Classes are individual or group, but whatever you choose, the emphasis will be on learning music for enjoyment.
Expert Vocal tuition is available on a One to One basis in both our Kiltimagh and Castlebar Schools. Catering for all levels and abilities, our vocal lessons focus on breathing techniques, vocal warmups, vocal exercises and the learning of various songs. Preparation for the Royal Irish Academy of Music Exams, Music Practical’s, Musicals and various other genres of music is catered for.
Expert Piano tuition is available on a One to One basis in both our Kiltimagh & Castlebar schools. Catering for all levels and abilities, from beginner students starting out for fun, to those students who are preparing to sit Diploma Grade exams – we cater for all.
Violin and Viola tuition is available in our Castlebar school, providing expert tuition on both a one to one, and group class basis. These lessons cater for students to develop skills in Classical music along with various genres. Royal Irish Academy of Music Exams are also available in these instruments alongside preparation for orchestras, state examinations and sightreading
Full Kit drum lessons are available to students on a one to one basis. Catering for beginners to advanced students Shaun Heneghan offers everything from basic rudiments to advanced accompaniment for students of all levels, whether you’re a complete beginner or a well-weathered pro, Shaun’s lessons will help you improve your rhythm, power, control and precision. Other percussion instruments include Cajon & Djembe.
Mayo School of Music offers classes in both Saxophone & Trumpet to students of all ages and abilities. These classes are taught on a one to one basis and cater for all levels from beginner to advanced. Royal Irish Academy of Music exams are also offered on these instruments.
Expert tuition is offered in Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, and Bass Guitar on both a one to one and group basis. Catering for all students of all abilities, our Guitar classes are suitable for those who wish to develop and hone their skills in any genre of music, from traditional Irish Music to Rock and Pop – We do it all!
Mayo School of Music offers Classical Flute, Clarinet, Recorder and Oboe Classes to students of all ages and abilities. These classes are taught on a one to one basis and cater for all levels from beginner to advanced. Royal Irish Academy of Music exams are also offered on these instruments.
The Mayo School of Music are delighted to now be offering lessons in Traditional Irish Music instruments, including the Tin – Whistle, Button Accordion, Bodhrán, Concertina Melodeon and Banjo. These classes are available on a one to one or group basis with a maximum of four students per group class.
Junior classes are offered in group sessions for ages 4-7. These fun classes are a great way to get kids playing and enjoying music from a young age. Classes include an introduction to various instruments along with singing. There is a maximum of four per class.
Theory classes are encouraged for students learning a classical instrument. These classes not only help with understanding music theory but are also a way to meet other pupils of the same age and to start other musical activities. It is recommended that students take the annual Royal Irish Academy of Music Examinations.