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Part-time Tuition

Part-time Tuition

Study with Ireland’s leading music teachers who are dedicated to nurturing musical excellence at all ages.

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Degrees and Programmes

Degrees and Programmes

Join an institution with a proven track record in producing reflective and confident performing artists.

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Short Courses

Short Courses

Connect with us on your musical journey for personal enrichment or professional development.

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We look forward to an energetic and exciting 18/19 Season including the Irish première of Stephen McNeff’s Banished in Kilmainham Gaol Museum, an array of concerts celebrating women, collaborations with leading international musicians and a new public engagement initiative for audiences called First50Free.

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The RIAM Teaching and Learning Network

In May 2016 the RIAM launched a new website for the RIAM Teaching and Learning Network to provide online resources and support for teachers, parents and students of music throughout Ireland. For more information visit the website:

RIAM Teaching Network



With over 115 years experience in examining, the Royal Irish Academy of Music is highly regarded as an examining body both at home and abroad. Diplomas of Associate and Licentiate in both Teaching and Performance are a natural conclusion for many students who have travelled up through the Local Centre Examination system.

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Amplify Research

Discover the RIAM’s research themes.

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Speech & Drama

Embrace Creativity, Develop Confidence

Join a roll call of prestigious performers and directors who have participated in our Drama exams.

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Riam Teaching Network

Proudly Nurturing the Future of Music

We are deeply committed, through music education, performance and appreciation, to stimulating and motivating students and examination candidates of all ages, helping them to excel. The Academy has nurtured and developed the talents of many of Ireland’s finest musicians who have gone on not only to enrich Irish musical life in all its forms but also to act with great success as musical ambassadors abroad.


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The Royal Irish Academy of Music,
36-38 Westland Row, Dublin 2

Telephone: 353 1 6764412   353 1 6325300
Fax: 353 1 6622798
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Faculties: Keyboard   Strings  Vocal Studies WBP  Musicianship
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