Young European Strings School of Music
Young European Strings School of Music

Group Classes

Class Overview

The YES School of Music offers the following group classes:

  • Music appreciation 'fun classes' for children aged 3 to 6 years
  • ABRSM theory classes for yearly examinations Grades 1-5

YES also organises public workshops/masterclasses for ABRSM Grade 6 and higher levels in preparation for practical exams and competitions, with piano accompaniment.

Depending on the technical and artistic development of the students studying ABRSM Grade 6 and higher and their programmes for the year (which may include Feis Ceoil and other local and national competitions, as well as preparation for Youth Orchestra auditions), there are, on average, 2-6 workshops and masterclasses per semester.

For younger students, YES holds public concerts every 6 weeks.

Age Groups and Instruments

At the YES School of Music, our music appreciation 'fun classes' cater for beginners aged 3-6 years and our ABRSM theory classes cater for students studying ABRSM Grades 1-5.

These group classes are provided for students learning the violin, viola, cello and double bass.

Music Appreciation (Fun Classes)

What we teach
Music appreciation 'fun classes' using the Kodály Approach
- At the music appreciation classes, the students take part in musical games and engage with nursery rhymes through miming, singing and clapping, introducing music in a humorous and enjoyable way.
Age group
3 - 6 years
Day & time
Monday 5.15pm - 5.45pm
Location
Christ Church, Rathgar, Dublin 6 (parking through Highfield Road)

ABRSM Theory Classes

What we teach
ABRSM theory classes for Grades 1-5 (yearly examinations)
Day & time
Saturday 9.00am - 9.30am
Location
Zion National School, Bushy Park Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6