Rate Your Ability
Do you play a traditional Irish music instrument? Would you like to know what level you’re at on the LSMD Traditional Irish Music Syllabus? The Leinster School of Music and Drama is inviting you to submit a 90-second music performance to our team of examiners, who will review and determine your level. Candidates will have the opportunity to progress onto the LSMD Grade Examinations as a fee-paying student if they wish.
Free Pre-Exam Assessment
- For a limited time, the LSMD is offering Traditional Irish musicians the opportunity to get a free pre-exam assessment on their ability. Once you apply and upload your 90-second piece, our team of examiners will review and confirm what level you are at.
Established Panel of Examiners
- Your submissions will be reviewed by the LSMD’s esteemed panel of judges who are practitioners in this field with decades of experience. The LSMD has been a national examining body since 1908 and as such are well-positioned to give an assessment of your current ability. The panel of judges will be led by our lead examiner, Catriona Grimes.
- Candidates who apply will have the opportunity to apply for the LSMD Traditional Irish Music Examinations as a fee-paying student.
- Both past and present students of our LSMD Grade Examinations have performed at a national and international level, whether it's performing at the National Concert Hall or touring the globe with opera and orchestra companies.
About The Leinster School of Music and Drama (LSMD)
The LSMD is an established national examining body in Ireland and the centre for excellence in music and drama education and training since 1904. Since its founding, the school has produced an array of accomplished performers and pedagogues.
Our mission is to nurture and support music and drama education and training. Through the LSMD, graded music and drama examinations, diplomas and teacher training courses, our aim is to make music and drama tuition and training accessible.