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Waltons New School of Music

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69 South Great George’s Street, Dublin,
Mr John Mardiirosian
T: +353(0)14781884

Waltons New School of Music is renowned Irish music centre located in Dublin city that offers expert music tuition, both single intensive lessons and longer-term courses in a wide range of Irish traditional and folk instruments (including singing).

‘...a centre for all sorts of musical activity...and all this while promoting excellence...’
– Irish Times

Founded in 1994 and located in Dublin city centre, Waltons New School of Music is a comprehensive music centre, combining music tuition of the highest standard with innovative approaches to music education. Our renowned faculty includes some of the finest musicians and teachers in Dublin.

The New School offers expert music tuition – both single intensive lessons and longer-term courses – in a wide range of
Irish traditional and folk instruments, and for students of all ages and skill levels. Instruments and subjects taught include:
* Banjo (Irish/Tenor banjo & Bluegrass/5-String Banjo)
* Bodhrán
* Bouzouki
* Concertina
* Fiddle (Irish & Bluegrass)
* Irish/Wooden Flute
* Guitar (Trad, Folk & Blues)
* Gypsy Violin
* Harmonica (Diatonic & Chromatic)
* Irish Harp
* Irish Music History
* Low Whistle
* Mandolin
* Sean-nós Singing
* Tin Whistle
* Trad Slow Sessions
* Traditional/Folk Singing
* Uilleann Pipes

Designed for absolute beginners of all ages and running since 1999, our one-hour Irish Music Tasters for Bodhrán and Tin Whistle have introduced hundreds of people from all over the world to the beautiful melodies and infectious rhythms of Irish music. We also offer combined Bodhrán and Tin Whistle Tasters, as well as a one-hour Introduction to Irish Music.

'I really enjoyed learning step-by-step from a master of the instrument, in a relaxed atmosphere.'
– G. McManus (tin whistle student)
'I'd highly recommend taking harp lessons here. I had been thinking about taking lessons for years and am very glad I finally did so. It has been an absolute delight.'
– H. Hegarty
'Great tuition! Have been taking trad flute lessons here for the last year, and my instructor has brought me on by leaps
and bounds.'
– C. Boylan
'I can't speak too highly of Waltons New School of Music and my banjo tuition. I love what I am learning and go away from each lesson more motivated to learn.'
– M. O'Keeffe
'Great teacher, full of knowledge, who made the classes fun and incorporated extra teaching tools to go above and beyond.'
– T. Stephenson (Bodhrán student)

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