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Leinster School of Music - Music & Drama 1 to 1 Lessons

Leinster School of Music - Music & Drama 1 to 1 Lessons


Experienced and dedicated teachers provide excellent one to one and group tuition to pupils of all ages and levels

The LSMD offers a unique learning experience with a strong emphasis on learning through enjoyment

Why Study Music & Drama at Griffith College?

LSMD's 1 to 1 Music and Drama lessons take place from September to June consisting of 10 - week semesters. Lessons are held from 9am - 9pm each day. Weekly classes are available for either a 30 minute or 1 hour individual lesson. Each lesson is tailored to the individual needs and abilities of the student. Those taking part will benefit greatly from a faculty with over a century of experience in music and drama teacher training as well as a learning experience that is unique to each student.

  • Access to performance oriented facilities, including a 600- seater concert hall and an impressively stocked drama and music library.
  • Access to fully equipped studios with the latest industry-standard music software for writing, recording, performing, editing, mixing and composing music.
  • Highly focused and experienced teachers, many of whom are internationally recognised and are firmly established in the field of music and drama education and performance.
  • Students have gone on to become prominent performers both at national and international level. Many students, both past and present, have performed in the National Concert Hall Dublin and other national venues, while others are employed by orchestras and opera companies in Ireland and abroad.     

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Why choose the Leinster School of Music?

Leinster School of Music

Course details
Course Details
Subjects Drama
  • Solo Acting
  • Associate
  • Effective Communication
  • Interview Preparation
  • Licentiate
  • Public Speaking
  • Speech & Drama
  • Senior Advanced
  • Voice Improvement
  • Musical Theatre
Subjects Music
  • Clarinet
  • Composition
  • Diploma in Teaching
  • Flute
  • Guitar
  • Harmony
  • Harpsichord
  • Jazz Piano
  • Leaving Cert. Music
  • Oboe
  • Orchestra
  • Organ
  • Performance Certificate
  • Piano
  • Proficiency in Teaching
  • Recorder
  • Saxophone
  • Sight Singing
  • Theory
  • 'cello
  • Viola
  • Violin
Dublin Main Campus Campus
How to Apply

How to Apply

All applicants must apply to Griffith College directly online using the Apply Online facility on the website homepage. 

Applicants over 23 years of age on 1st January 2018 will be asked for a copy of their passport. 

English Language

If English is not your native language, you must show that your English level is of a suitable standard. For further information please contact a member of the Admissions Team.


Fees start from prices listed per term

Tuition Fees

Study Mode: 1/2 Hour Individual Lesson

Fee: EUR 244.00 or €299.00 (advanced rate) per term

Study Mode: 1 Hour Individual Session

Fee: EUR 488.00 or €598.00 (advanced rate) per term

Study Mode: 1/2 Hour Group Lessons, Speech and Drama Children's Class

Fee: EUR 139.00 per term

Registration Fees

A registration fee of Euro 250.00 and a 2% Learner Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below. The fees below relate to Year 1 fees only.

Direct Debit Scheme

Students wishing to pay for their fees monthly may avail of our direct debit scheme. Please download our Fee Payment Information document to review the payment plan schedule and how to apply.


Is your company paying for your course?

They will need to complete a Griffith College Sponsorship Form and send this to the Student Fees Office:

Post: Student Fees, Griffith College Dublin, South Circular Road, Dublin 8
Email: [email protected]

2% Learner Protection Charge

All QQI accredited programmes of education and training of 3 months or longer duration are covered by arrangements under section 65 (4) of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 whereby, in the event of the provider ceasing to provide the programme for any reason, enrolled learners may transfer to a similar programme at another provider, or, in the event that this is not practicable, the fees most recently paid will be refunded.


Academic Progression

The completion of graded exams with the LSMD provides a foundation for music and drama students who wish to develop a career in music and drama. Students have the opportunity to progress to performance and teaching courses. The LSMD offers the following QQI accredited courses:-


  • Certificate in Musicianship (20 Credits)
  • Certificate in Music Education (40 Credits)
  • Higher Diploma in Arts in Music Education (60 Credits)


  • Certificate in Drama Performance (20 Credits)
  • Certificate in Drama Teaching (40 Credits)
  • Higher Diploma in Arts in Drama Education (60 Credits)


Career Progression

Students who complete the LSMD graded examinations develop a wide range of skills that are valued by academics and employers in many sectors. Many of our students undertake further undergraduate studies, become professional performers and undertake careers in arts organisations.


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