If you would like to enrol your child in Music lessons at Rathdown Music School, please complete this online form.

Rathdown Music School has two fifteen-week terms per year. Applications will be accepted after the term has started; however, early application is advised — especially if you have a particular day or time in mind. Music lessons are available Monday-Friday, from 3 pm, and on Saturdays.  Individual lessons are 40 minutes in duration.  Thank you for your interest in Rathdown Music School.

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Learning Music

Rathdown Music School encourages those of all ages, from pre-school to adults, to learn and enjoy music. Vocal tuition is offered in a range of styles, including music theatre and popular styles as well as classical repertoire. Instrumental tuition is available in a wide variety of instruments: piano, guitar, harp, violin, cello, trumpet, recorder, flute, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon and percussion. The Music School has a purpose-built Auditorium as well as eight teaching rooms, each equipped with a Kawai piano. We have a Local Centre for Royal Irish Academy of Music examinations, which allows students to take music exams here at our Music School. Current and past pupils of Rathdown Music School has achieved success in RIAM examinations – with several nominated for High Achiever Awards – as well as in the Feis Ceoil and other music festivals.

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Latest News


Our new term begins on

Monday 4th September

Contact us now by phone (01 201 3938) or email (
if you’d like to learn the piano, flute, singing, or guitar. We also offer lessons in trumpet, violin, cello, harp, recorder, keyboard and drums!

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Darragh O’Ne...

Our guitar teacher was interviewed recently for the leading Italian guitar magazine, 'Chitarra Acustica' and his interview is published in their October issue. More information on Darragh's forthcoming performances can ...

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