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Classical String Performance MA

Irish World Academy: Classical String Performance MA

Classical String Performance MA
2 Years  Full- Time


The MA in Classical String Performance is a two-year, full-time postgraduate programme that facilitates two independent pathways in Keyboard Performance and String Performance. The curriculum emphasizes solo repertoire, chamber music, ensemble work, and accompanying, while encouraging interdisciplinary and collaborative projects across this and other degree programmes at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance.
The course also includes:

  • Membership of Academos, the Irish Chamber Orchestra ensemble that combines ICO members and MA students
  • Specialised tuition in a wide range of performance practice techniques including audition techniques, Alexander, Dalcroze Eurhythmics, self-marketing, programme notes, performance anxiety, practice, professionalism, analysis. mindfulness, pedagogy, pilates, yoga….
  • Weekly session with accompanist, plus Intensive coaching week with guest pianist per year on duo sonata repertoire.
  • A choice of electives and independent studies that draw upon the resources of the Irish World Academy - including Trad, Multimedia, Improvisation, Music Therapy, Community Music and many more.
For further information for string players interested in this programme, please click here:
For further information for keyboard players interested in this programme, please click here:
For queries please contact:
Dr Yonit Kosovske, Course Director
MACSP (Keyboard) 
Tel: 353-860469742
Diane Daly, Course Director
MA in Classical String Performance
Tel: 353-868830085


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