Waltons New School of Music - Student Benefits

Student Benefits

at Waltons New School of Music

Currently-enrolled students of Waltons New School of Music are entitled to several valuable benefits, including:

Discounts & Instrument Payment Plans from Waltons Music

Because of the New School's close association with Waltons Music, currently-enrolled students are entitled to discounts on virtually everything – instruments, accessories and books – sold in the Waltons Music shop below the school. A list of discounts, by brand, is available on the Waltons Music Discounts web page. In order to receive a discount, please ask your teacher for a Student Discount Voucher, which you should bring to the shop to obtain your discount. For security, teachers need to accompany students to the shop for purchases of instruments valued over €100.

Because the cost of instruments shouldn’t deter students from music lessons, instrument payment plans are available for recommended instruments and instrument packs priced at €150 or more that allow students enrolled for two or more terms to purchase them without a large financial outlay.

See links below for more information:

Discounts on Waltons World Masters Series Events

Since 2003, Waltons New School of Music’s acclaimed World Masters Series has brought to Ireland some of the world’s most extraordinary musicians and performing groups. Currently-enrolled students can receive 20% discounts when booking tickets for any Waltons World Masters Series event. To avail of this discount, please drop by the school office or email us at worldmasters@newschool.ie with your name, the concert that you would like to attend, and the subject, day and time of your lesson or course. We will give you a discount code, which you should then provide when booking online, by phone or in person. A maximum of four tickets per student per concert may be purchased under this scheme.

Go to Waltons World Masters – Upcoming Events for information on upcoming concerts and other events in the series.

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Discounts on Ensembles, Sessions and Music Theory Courses

Currently-enrolled students taking other lessons or courses at the school can receive 50% discounts on tuition fees for our Jazz Ensembles, Flute Ensemble and Sing Your Heart Out Choir, as well as fees for our Friday  Trad Slow Sessions. Students can receive 40% discounts on the tuition fees of our Music Fundamentals and Sight Singing Made Easy courses.

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Discounts on Practice Facilities

Currently-enrolled students can receive discounts on both ten-hour practice tickets and on single (hourly) bookings. The following rates apply:

Practice Tickets: €50 (non-student rate: €80)
Hourly Rates: €6 (non-student rate: €10)

Students also have the option of hiring other school instruments (cello, drum kit, guitar, Irish harp, piano accordion, etc.) for an additional €2 per hour.

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Discounts on City-Centre Parking

The New School has an agreement with Park Rite car parks that all students, parents and faculty can avail of special student discount rates of €2 per hour or €10 per day at any of their Dublin car parks. (The closest is on Drury Street, a two-minute walk; see our Facilities Map.) To avail of these discounts, simply drop by the school office with your parking ticket, which we will stamp for you, and show it to the car park attendant.

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After-Hours Purchasing from Waltons Music Shop

Students attending evening lessons or classes who are unable to get in to the Waltons music shop below the school during business hours (9 am – 6 pm) may purchase accessories and books from the shop and pick them up in the evening from the school office. Simply phone the shop on (01) 475 0661, describe the item that you would like to purchase, pay for it by credit or debit card and let them know that you will be picking it up from the school office.


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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  • 69 South Great George's Street Dublin 2 Ireland 
  • Phone: +353 1 478 1884
  • Fax: +353 1 475 1346
  • Email: info@newschool.ie
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