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Welcome to Waltons New School of Music

‘…a centre for all sorts of musical activity…and all this while promoting excellence…’
– Irish Times

Now Enrolling for Our Summer Term

We are currently enrolling for our two-part 2018 Summer Term:

Part One (5 weeks): 2 July – 4 August
Part Two (4 weeks): 7 – 31 August

In addition to private (one-to-one), partner and small group instruction in a range of instruments (including voice/singing), we offer summer versions of some of our most popular group courses for beginners, an acclaimed summer songwriting workshop, an introduction to music technology, Intensive Lessons and Irish Music Tasters.

Courses for Beginners

Summer Guitar for Adults (July or August)
Summer Piano/Keyboard for Adults (July or August)
Summer Singing for Adults (July)
Summer Tin Whistle (August)
Summer Violin for Adults (July)

Songwriting Workshop

The Art & Craft of Songwriting (July)

Music Technology Course

Summer Music Technology Essentials (July)

About the School

Founded in 1994 and located in Dublin city centre, the New School is a comprehensive music centre, combining expert tuition – in the broadest range of instruments and subjects of any school in Ireland – with innovative approaches to music education.

About Our Website

Our main website is divided into the following sections:

  • About Us includes general information on the New School: our mission statement, calendar and events pages, faculty biographies, testimonials about the school and our teaching, policies, etc.
  • Tuition Catalogue includes all of the tuition offered at the New School itself (as opposed to our external activities – see below).
  • Enrolment • Fees includes all of our enrolment and booking forms, as well as tuition fees for lessons and ensembles at the school. (Tuition fees for group courses are listed on individual web pages.)
  • Other Information • Activities includes information on our annual scholarship competition, school concerts, practice facilities, student benefits, etc.
  • FAQs includes pages with frequently asked questions about the New School, music education, grade exams, etc.
External Activities

In addition, our external activities include:


Since no website can answer all of your questions, we are happy to do so. Feel free to get in touch through our Contact Us form, by phone or in person.

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