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Union Quay, Ballintemple, Cork T12 E9HY, Ireland
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Bachelor of Arts. Four years: • in Popular Music with studies in performance, music direction, songwriting and arranging, harmony, music technology, aural training, music business, music therapy. • in Musical Theatre. Bachelor of Music Honours. Four years. Concentrations in performance (classical, jazz/contemporary, traditional), music history, composition, theory, aural skills, music therapy, music technology, arts administration.
Master of Arts: • in Music (performance, conducting, composition). • by Research. Master of Arts/Master of Science (Music) in Music and Technology.
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. the School of Music provides Suzuki-based violin and cello tuition to children through the CIT Cork School of Music Scheme. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen.