About Us

Creative Keyboards is a music school for children, conducted through your child’s primary school as an afterhours activity. Our keyboard classes are designed for kids to have fun with their friends while learning music and overcoming the common fear of performing in front of others. Lessons are exciting, varied and unique. They are great value for money while giving your child a love for music.

History

Established in 1989, based in central Dublin above the renowned McCullough Pigott's music shop. Students travelled from all parts of Dublin and we soon realised there was a big market for music lessons in localised area's of the capital and beyond. We approached many Primary School's who were very keen to have music and keyboard lessons offered as an after school activity. We grew very quickly and are currently operating in over 50 Primary School's in numerous counties and are currently embarking on expanding nationwide due to the popularity and success of our keyboard classes.

About Classes

About Classes

  • Group classes are confidence building, motivation and above all, fun.

  • Our Music Magic course for Junior and Senior Infants run for an hour directly after school. (Children are collected from their classroom.)

  • All other classes from 1st to 6th class run for an hour directly after their school time finishes. (Please refer to booking system site for individual timings and days for each school.)

  • Keyboard supplied for each pupil.

  • Pupils learn to play chart hits and a section of each class is dedicated to this. We play pop, rock, classical, jazz and even nursery rhymes.

  • Recognised as a practical instrument for both Junior and Leaving Cert.

  • Students learn music upto Grade 8 level. (See Exam Section for further details.)

Exams

Children from 1st class upwards are examined annually by the Victoria College of Music, London who are an independent examination board.

They are broken down into the following grades:

Grades

  • First Steps.

  • Preliminary.

  • Preparatory.

  • Advanced Preparatory.

  • Grades 1 through 8.

Examiners from the Victoria College of Music will visit the various external centres which currently include:

External Centres

  • Dublin

  • Kildare

  • Roscommon

  • Dunleer

There is an additional fee for each Grade exam. (See www.vcmexams.co.uk)

The closing date for entries is April 10th

Exams usually take place during the last week of May and the first week of June.

Exact details including date's of exams and how to enter and pay will be sent home with your child.

If you would like to book your child in for lessons, please use our online booking system.

For more information, please contact us.

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