St. Agnes’ Community Centre for Music and the Arts is based at Armagh Road, Crumlin, Dublin and offers music tuition to people of all ages across a number of instruments. Whether you are new to music, at any age, or want to return after some absence we hope you will find something for you at the centre.
Music lessons are offered in violin, piano, piano accordion, tin whistle, guitar, harp, brass, bodhrán and baby music, while art (watercolour and sketching) and ballet are also part of the programme.
St. Agnes’ Community Centre for Music & the Arts opened its doors in November 2013. Read about the official opening here>>
It is an intergenerational project where age is irrelevant and is aimed at bringing all members of the community together to enjoy affordable music classes and other music and arts activities.
St. Agnes CCMA is affiliated to St Agnes violin project www.stagnesmusiccrumlin.com This award winning project began in 2006, and from an initial violin programme has grown into a school orchestra, a parents orchestra, and gave rise to a community Musical Society.
CCMA representatives attend the recent launch of the Music Network Music Capital scheme with the Minister for the Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD
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The enrolment date at the CCMA for next term will be 28th August, 6 to 8 pm. Classes take place in the Music Centre, situated on Armagh Rd, behind Scoil Úna Naofa ( formerly St Agnes’ NS). Recorder is a new addition to the classes for this year.
Classes include string, wind, and keyboard instruments, classical traditional and folk. Each term of 6 weeks costs €35 for 6 half hour group lessons
Scoil Úna Naofa Violin and Orchestra project is the 2019 Laureate of the Music Rights Award of the International Music Council. We are delighted to be recipients of the award, to be presented in Paris on September 28th.
Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Parents Orchestra, on Saturday 22nd February there will be a round table forum ‘A Music Right of Way’ from 9 am, and a concert on 23rd February at 4 pm, ‘Celebrating Late Starter Orchestras’. Guests will join us from Ireland, UK, USA, Spain, Singapore, Germany and the Netherlands for a weekend of sharing experiences and making music together.
On 30th May 2019 celebrations were underway with invited guests for the launch of the mural at CCMA. The mural celebrates the vibrancy of the area, including local musician the late Phil Lynnot of Thin Lizzy. The mural was created in recent months by community artists and is rich in colour, with a strong use of environmentally friendly and recycled materials.
Come join us in the beautiful village of Carlingford Co. Louth for a concert of music from Bach, Mozart, to the well loved musical ‘Les Miserables’ featuring Cór Chairlinne, Crumlin Community Choir and the St. Agnes’ Parents Orchestra. The concert is in aid of RNLI Carlingford (Lifeboat Institution) and commences at 7.30pm
Saturday June 29th to Friday 5th July inclusive -
St. Agnes’ Crumlin Summer Strings, an intergenerational community orchestral summer camp will be led by conductor Cormac Ó hAodáin, and feature also St Agnes’ Chamber Orchestra – Conductor Naoise Dack. Join us for the concert on Friday 5th JULY 2019 at 8 pm, Christchurch Cathederal, Dublin. Tickets at the door €5. The concert in Donegal takes place on Saturday 6th July in Rathmelton, Co Donegal
The CCMA were awarded overall winner award in their cagegory Creative Place Intitiative. Award was presented at the National finals in Cork, November 2018
Peggy Nolan directed a very enjoyable workshop introducing Bach Cello Suite No 1 with participants from St Agnes Parents String Orchestra and Offbeat Ensemble, Saturday 13th April 2019 in St Agnes' Community Centre for Music and the Arts.
Crumlin Community Choir meet every Thursday evening in the St Agnes Community Centre for Music and the Arts(CCMA). The Choir is Directed by Joe Fitzgerald.