Kim Fallen Bailey

Kim Fallen Bailey graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2007 with an Honours Degree in Music Education and a Commendation Award for Teaching. For the past eight years, she has taught music in a variety of settings. Her work in Crannog Nua Special School involves teaching music to children with learning difficulties such as ADHD, ADD, FAS, MGLD and dyslexia. She is also the founder and director of Ceol Draiochta music school in Donabate, Co Dublin, where she teaches piano and theory, and provides vocal training and Grind classes for Junior and Leaving Cert students.

Kim delivers the Junior and Leaving Certificate music classes in the Royal Irish Academy of Music, which allow 2nd, 3rd, 5th and 6th year students to study music as an extra subject outside of school. She also designed and directs the online course on Teaching Leaving Cert Music which is available through the RIAM Teaching Network.

Conference Papers

Fallen Bailey, Kim, ‘Teaching the Junior and Leaving Certificate course in music’, presentation at the RIAM Teaching Network Conference, RIAM, Dublin, 3-4 July 2014.

Fallen Bailey, Kim, ‘The use of graphical scores in teaching Gerald Barry’, presentation at the Post Primary Music Teachers Association Conference, Croke Park, Dublin, 21-23 October 2011.

Fallen Bailey, Kim, ‘The Irish music education system’, presentation to delegation from the Estonian Society for Music Education, Trinity College Dublin, 14 September 2007.