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Union Quay, Ballintemple, Cork, Ireland
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Bachelor of Arts: • in Popular Music with studies in performance, music direction, songwriting and arranging, harmony, music technology, aural training, music business. • in Musical Theatre. Bachelor of Music Honours. Four years. Concentrations in performance, instrumental conducting, music theatre, music history, composition, theory, orchestration, music therapy, music technology, Suzuki teacher training, community music, music education.
Master of Arts. In performance (conductors, accompanists, repetiteurs, solo performers) and composers. Master of Arts/Science in Music & Technology. In acoustics, sound synthesis, electronic composition, recording techniques, marketing. Doctor of Philosophy.
The Cork School of Music was founded in 1878 and has been a constituent school of Cork’s Institute of Technology (CIT) since 1993. A new purpose-built home for the Cork School of Music opened in September 2007, and houses the 300-seat Curtis Auditorium. Other facilities include several fine performing spaces as well as well-equipped recording studios and audio laboratory. There is a large collection of keyboard and orchestral instruments. The Cork School of Music is the only institution in Europe to have received European Suzuki Association recognition for its Suzuki teacher-trainer course component. Students have access to a fast-track referral system of medical specialists who may be consulted on health problems endemic to musicians. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen.