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Leaving Cert. Music
Pre-Exam Revision Workshop

Intensive Final Preparation for the
Leaving Cert. Music Exam

Saturday, 15 June 2019

‘It’s a really enjoyable workshop and very beneficial. The notes are excellent and very useful.’
– M. Branagan

‘It was brilliant. The notes on melody writing and all studied pieces are really easy to understand, and this has really helped my knowledge of the music course!’
– P. Fleming


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Workshop Description

Taking place on the Saturday before the June exam, Waltons New School of Music’s one-day Leaving Cert. Music Pre-Exam Revision Workshop is designed to provide intensive final preparation for students studying for this year’s Leaving Cert. Music exam, either at school or on their own. The workshop includes a comprehensive revision of all the Listening and Composing elements of the exam, including the Prescribed Works, Irish Music, and melody writing and harmony in major and minor keys.

The workshop also provides students with strategies for exam preparation and technique, and a variety of sample questions from past exam papers will be provided.

Students should take along their scores of the prescribed works, manuscript paper and writing materials.

This workshop is offered free of charge as part of both our Two-Year Course and Easter Revision Course.

Eoin Mulvany

Eoin MulvanyEoin was born and grew up in Kells Co. Meath, playing music and singing from a very young age. He received a first class honours degree from the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama in both music composition and classical guitar performance, coming top of his class in the teaching diploma course he also completed there. He also obtained a Master’s degree in composition from Dublin City University. In 2001 he was awarded the IMRO Young Irish Composer of the Future prize for Poynt: After Monet, a piece for solo piano, and in 2007 he received the Jerome Hynes / National Concert Hall Young Composer of the Year prize for PX, a composition for flute and piano. Eoin is an active composer and arranger for various ensembles, and he has had works performed in France, Spain, Portugal, Slovenia, Italy, the US and Ireland. As a performer, he has played and sung with groups ranging from jazz ensembles to classical choirs, and Irish traditional music groups to rock bands. He has taught guitar, music theory and Leaving Cert. Music at the New School since 2004.

Testimonials

‘It’s a really enjoyable workshop and very beneficial. The notes are excellent and very useful.’
– M. Branagan

‘A great way to revise Leaving Cert. Music. I would recommend it to everyone!’
– R. Brown

‘Learned more in the one day than I have in school all year.’
– G. Curran

‘Excellent teacher. Excellent revision.’
– A. Fogarty

‘Great quick revision.’
– O. Hickey

‘Great teacher with lots of good tips and helpful notes.’
– C. McCafferty

‘The Revision Workshop really helped calm the nerves coming up to the exam! I’d advise anyone feeling a bit anxious before the exam to do it.’
– S. McConway

‘The notes are excellent, and you really get a sense of what the examiners are looking for.’
– C. Maher

‘Really good layout. It made everything seem easier and gave me more confidence.’
– M. O’Brien

‘Even though it’s a quick review of the course, it goes over everything and you learn some things you didn’t know before.’
– E. O’Connor

‘Left the workshop feeling relaxed and prepared to take my exam!’
– S. O’Connor

‘Very good notes. Easy to understand. Well explained.’
– A. Traynor


Have you taken this workshop? We would appreciate it if you could take a few moments to give us your feedback in a brief online questionnaire about your experience here.

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Schedule & Fee

Date: Saturday, 15 June 2019
9.45 am: Registration
10 am – 12 pm: Composing
12 – 1, 1.45 – 2.45 pm: Four Prescribed Works
2.45 – 4 pm: Irish Music and the Unprescribed Question Six

Tuition Fee: €40

Enrolment

Enrolment for this workshop requires a completed Leaving Cert. Music Enrolment Form and full payment of the tuition fee. Places on the workshop are available on a first-come, first-served basis, based on the date of enrolment. Early enrolment is recommended, as places are limited.


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