Staff

Administration
Drums & Percussion
Ensembles
Guitar & Bass
In-School Music Programme
Jazz
Junior & Leaving Certificate Music
Music Technology
Outreach Workshops
Piano & Keyboard
Pre-Instrumental (Early Childhood) Music
String Instruments
Theory, Musicianship & Songwriting
Traditional & Folk Instruments
Voice (Singing)
Wind Instruments

Administration

Director

John Mardirosian

Administration

Josephine Boyle
Sarah Cunningham
Mairéad Maguire
Eoghan Ó Flainn

Evening Reception (Dame Street Annex)

Mark Sweeney

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Teaching Faculty

Drums & Percussion

Ciara Byrne (Sounds Samba outreach workshop)
Brian Fleming (Sounds African outreach workshop)
Evelio Galán (Drumming Around the World outreach workshop)
Solomon Ijigade (Waltons Drum Circle, Drumming Around the World and Sounds African outreach workshops)
Jim Magill (drum kit)
Eddie McGinn (bodhrán, world percussion, Introducing Samba Drumming and Introducing World Drumming
   courses, Sounds Samba outreach workshop)
Ian McTigue (drum kit, bodhrán, Drumming Around the World outreach workshop)
Hugh O'Byrne (drum kit)
Kevin O'Hare (Irish Percussion, Introducing Bodhrán course)

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Ensembles

Beata Kmak (Children's String Ensemble)
Cathy McEvoy (Sing Your Heart Out Choir)
David Mooney (Jazz Ensembles)
Kieran Moynihan (Flute Ensemble)

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Guitar & Bass

Michael Behan (acoustic / electric / jazz guitar)
John Clarke (acoustic guitar, Introducing Guitar for Adults course)
Peter Erdei (electric bass)
Miguelangel Lejarza (classical / Spanish / flamenco guitar, Flamenco Guitar Basics course)
Francis Long (acoustic / electric guitar, electric bass, Introducing Guitar for Adults / for Children and
   Electric Blues Guitar Basics courses)
Michael McInerney (acoustic guitar, Acoustic Blues Guitar Basics and Fingerstyle Guitar Basics courses)
David Mooney (electric bass, jazz bass, acoustic / electric guitar)
Eoin Mulvany (classical / acoustic guitar)
Kevin O'Hare (traditional guitar)
Mark Sisk (acoustic / electric / jazz guitar, Introducing Guitar for Adults course)
John Sweeney (acoustic / electric / traditional guitar, Introducing Guitar for for Teens / for Adults
   and Trad Guitar Basics courses)
Brian Tavey (classical / acoustic / electric guitar)

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In-School Music Programme

Marta Burns (singing)
John Clarke (guitar, songwriting)
Aoife Doyle (singing)
Sinéad Flynn (singing)
Éamonn Galldubh (guitar, tin whistle)
Catherine Humphreys (violin)
Solomon Ijigade (African music & dance)
Sam Kavanagh (guitar)
David Kennedy (guitar, Junior and/or Leaving Cert. Music)
Beata Kmak (violin)
Francis Long (guitar)
Cathy McEvoy (choir)
Ian McTigue (bodhrán, Exploring Percussion)
Sinéad Madden (fiddle)
Sansão Maia (capoeira)
Clara Monahan (music therapy, songwriting)
David Mooney (guitar)
Sarah Mullen (Junior and/or Leaving Cert. Music)
Lucie O'Flynn (violin)
Kevin O'Hare (bodhrán)
Suzanne Savage (Music for Me, violin)
John Sweeney (guitar)

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Jazz

Michael Behan (guitar)
Aoife Doyle (voice)
Peter Erdei (electric bass)
Jenna Harris (voice, Jazz Vocal Workshop)
Michael McInerney (harmonica)
Jim Magill (drum kit)
David Mooney (double bass and electric bass, Jazz Blues Ensemble Workshop, Jazz Ensembles,
   Jazz Improvisation Basics)
Tara Novak (violin)
Hugh O'Byrne (drum kit)
Anni Rorke (piano)
Suzanne Savage (voice)
Mark Sisk (guitar)
Johnny Taylor (piano)
Dennis Wijers (saxophone, clarinet)
So-Young Yoon (piano, Jazz Piano Basics course)

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Junior & Leaving Certificate Music

Andrew Hogan (Junior Cert. Music)
David Kennedy (guitar, Junior & Leaving Cert. Music outreach courses)
Sarah Mullen (Junior & Leaving Cert. Music outreach courses)
Eoin Mulvany (Leaving Cert. Music Preliminary, Two-Year & Easter Revision Courses, Leaving Cert. Music
   Pre-Exam Revision Workshop)

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Music Technology

Francis Long (Introducing Music Technology, Music Technology for Post-Primary Music Classes)
Rory Pierce (Music Technology for Post-Primary Music Classes)

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Outreach Workshops

Ciara Byrne (Sounds Samba workshop)
Michael Fay (Musical Theatre in the Classroom workshop)
Brian Fleming (Sounds African workshop)
Sinéad Flynn (Musical Theatre in the Classroom workshop)
Evelio Galán (Drumming Around the World workshop)
Colm Hassett (Sounds Indian workshop)
Solomon Ijigade (Drumming Around the World and Sounds African workshops)
Francis Long (Inside Rock and Music Technology for Post-Primary Music Classes workshops)
Eddie McGinn (Sounds Samba workshop)
Ian McTigue (Drumming Around the World and Sounds Irish workshops)
Sinéad Madden (Sounds Irish workshop)
Sansão Maia (Capoeira in the Classroom workshop)
Dara O'Brien (Sounds Indian workshop)
Luán Parle (Songwriting & Music Production workshops)
Rory Pierce (Music Technology for Post-Primary Music Classes workshop)
Daniela Quaresima (Capoeira in the Classroom workshop)
Gavin Ralston (Songwriting & Music Production workshops)
Kleber de Souza (Capoeira in the Classroom workshop)
John Sweeney (Inside Rock workshop)

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Piano & Keyboard

Majella Boland (also Introducing Piano/Keyboard for Children course)
Marta Burns
Barbara Dagg
Vita Galla
Liza Hingerty (also Introducing Piano/Keyboard for Adults course)
Andrew Hogan (also Introducing Piano/Keyboard for Adults course)
Patrice Keegan
Beata Kmak
Niamh McCormack
Michael MacLennan
Elisabeth Meuleman
Gloria Mulhall
Tamara Niekludow
Anne Orr (piano accordion)
Ronan O'Sullivan
Lenka Pinterova
Johnny Taylor
Therese Ward
So-Young Yoon (Jazz Piano Basics course)

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Pre-Instrumental (Early Years) Music

Suzanne Savage (pre-instrumental workshops)
Carmel Whelan (Music for Me courses, outreach pre-instrumental courses)

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String Instruments

Elena Elioutina (violin, viola, Introducing Violin for Adults / for Children courses)
Catherine Humphreys (violin, Introducing Violin for Adults course)
Beata Kmak (violin, Adult String Ensemble)
Martina Kozhuharov (cello)
Cathy McEvoy (bluegrass fiddle, Irish fiddle)
Sinéad Madden (Irish fiddle, Introducing Fiddle course)
David Mooney (double bass)
Gloria Mulhall (violin, viola)
Junshi Murakami (Irish harp)
Lucie O'Flynn (violin, Irish fiddle)
Suzanne Savage (violin)
Claire Sherry (Irish fiddle, Introducing Fiddle course)

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Theory, Musicianship & Songwriting

Barbara Dagg
Andrew Hogan
Patrice Keegan
Kieran McEvoy (Songwriting Workshop)
Michael MacLennan
Elisabeth Meuleman
David Mooney (Jazz Improvisation Basics)
Gloria Mulhall
Eoin Mulvany (also Leaving Cert. Music Preliminary & Two-Year Courses, Music Fundamentals, Sight Singing Made Easy)
Tamara Niekludow
Melanie O'Reilly (The Art & Craft of Songwriting)
Ronan O'Sullivan

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Traditional & Folk Instruments

Éamonn Galldubh (uilleann pipes, flute, tin whistle)
Patrick Kiernan (5-string banjo, tenor banjo)
Francis Long (mandolin, tenor banjo)
Harry Long (tin whistle, low whistle, Introducing Tin Whistle course)
Cathy McEvoy (bluegrass fiddle, Irish fiddle)
Michael McInerney (harmonica, Introducing Harmonica course)
Ian McTigue (bodhrán, Sounds Irish outreach workshop)
Sinéad Madden (Irish fiddle, Introducing Irish Fiddle course, Sounds Irish outreach workshop)
Junshi Murakami (Irish harp)
Lucie O'Flynn (Irish fiddle)
Kevin O'Hare (bodhrán, guitar, Introducing Bodhrán course)
Anne Orr (piano accordion)
Claire Sherry (Irish fiddle, Introducing Fiddle course)
John Sweeney (guitar, bodhrán, tin whistle, Trad Guitar Basics course)

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Voice (Singing)

Emer Barry (also Introducing Singing for Adults course)
Marta Burns
Joyce Byrne
Janyce Condon
Aoife Doyle (also Contemporary Vocal Workshop)
Sinéad Flynn (also Introducing Singing for Adults course, Musical Theatre Workshop)
Jenna Harris (also Introducing Singing for Adults course, Jazz Vocal Workshop)
Niamh McCormack (also Introducing Singing for Adults course)
Cathy McEvoy (Sing Your Heart Out Choir)
Joan O'Malley (also Introducing Singing for Adults course)
Suzanne Savage
Conleth Stanley

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Wind Instruments

Kevin Carberry (concert flute)
Éamonn Galldubh (traditional flute, uilleann pipes)
Michael McInerney (harmonica, Introducing Harmonica course)
Kieran Moynihan (concert flute, piccolo, Flute Ensemble)
Ronan O'Sullivan (clarinet, saxophone, recorder)
Dennis Wijers (saxophone, clarinet)


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. The New School offers tuition in the broadest range of instruments and subjects of any music school in Ireland, for students of all ages, levels and abilities.

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  • Phone: +353 1 478 1884
  • Fax: +353 1 475 1346
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