College Calendar College Calendar School Calendar School Calendar

CIT CSM winners at Feis Ceoil Dublin

By: Aoife Moylan & Joan Scannell | Posted on: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The Dublin Feis Ceoil is the premier national competition for classical music in the country and takes place in the RDS annually during the two weeks leading up to Easter.

The competitions commenced yesterday and CIT Cork School of Music students made an immediate impact taking all three top places in the Violin under 17 Competition.

 

1st prize Kevin Jansson student of Ruxandra Petcu-Colan

2nd prize Kate Fleming

student of Eithne Willis

VHC Megan Chan

student of Siun Milne

 

The Chamber Music Cup competition took place through the afternoon and evening and again the first prize went to a CIT Cork School of Music ensemble.

 

1st prize

The Sunrise String Quartet Megan Chan violin

student of Siun Milne

Michelle McCarthy violin 

student of Mary Bollard

James O'Coileain viola

student of Tomas McCarthy

Ben Terhorst cello

student of Aoife Nic Athlaoich

 

This is the second year in a row that the Sunrise Quartet have won this competition. They continue to be mentored and guided by retired member of staff the wonderful Constantin Zanidache.

Three of the four members of the quartet are currently doing Junior Certificate exams , juggling practicals and orals to get to Dublin. 

The competition they won is open to students of all ages – many at third level and post graduate.

They take away the Chamber Music Cup and €200 plus the Hazel de Courcy Lewis Cup for string quartet and the National String Quartet Foundation award of €1,000.

 

The competitions continue today and details can be found on the Feis Ceoil Website.

Semester Timeline

Date

Jan Mon 21

Semester 2 commences

Jun Wed 20

Academic Year finishes

Jun Tue 5

MEBs

May Mon 28

Advanced Recital Competition final

May Sat 26

Advanced Recital Competition prelims

May Mon 7

Degree Assessments & Examinations

May Fri 4

Semester 2 Lectures end* (confirm BATDS)

Apr Thu 12

Degree Entrance Tests for CAO Applicants

Mar Mon 26

Easter Holidays

Mar Sat 24

Professional Studies 2 (MA in Performance, Conducting and Composition, Year 1)

Mar Fri 23

Degree classes finish for Easter Break

Mar Sat 17

School Closed for St Patricks weekend

Feb Sat 24

Professional Studies 2 (MA in Performance, Conducting and Composition, Year 1)

Feb Mon 12

Reading Week

Jan Sat 27

Professional Studies 2 (MA in Performance, Conducting and Composition, Year 1)

Jan Mon 15

MEBs

Semester 2 Lectures commence (confirm BATDS)

Jan Mon 8

Degree Performance Assessments

Dec Mon 18

Degree Assessments & Examinations

Dec Fri 15

Semester 1 Lectures end

Nov Sat 25

Professional Studies 1 (MA in Performance, Conducting and Composition, Year 1)

Nov Sat 18

Open Day for CSM Undergraduate Degree Courses

Oct Mon 30

Reading Week

Oct Thu 26

Conferring Ceremony

Oct Sat 21

Professional Studies 1 (MA in Performance, Conducting and Composition, Year 1)

Sep Sat 23

Professional Studies 1 (MA in Performance, Conducting and Composition, Year 1)

Sep Mon 11

Semester 1 classes and lessons commence for all full-time students

Sep Fri 1

Academic Year commences

Aug Thu 31

Registration for 1st year undergraduate and Masters Degrees

Jan Wed 4

BATDS Year 4 recommences

Oct Thu 27

CSM Awards Ceremony for full-time students

Sep Mon 5

Registration for Years 2 - 4 BMus, BATDS, BAPM & Class Meetings

Induction of MA/MSc in Music & Technology

Induction of MA (Performance/Conducting/Composition)

MEBs

Aug Mon 15

Autumn Examinations

Color Reference

Exam

Class

Holidays

Other

Semester Timeline

Date

Jun Sat 16

Individual lessons Finish

May Mon 28

Grade Examination Week

Musicianship Exam Fortnight

Advanced Recital Competition Final

May Sat 26

Advanced Recital Competition Prelims

May Mon 7

Chamber Music Competition Week

Apr Mon 9

Classes recommence

Mar Mon 26

Easter Holidays

Mar Tue 20

Classes recommence

Mar Sat 17

School Closed for St Patricks weekend

Mar Sun 4

Senior Recital Competition Final

Feb Mon 19

Classes recommence

Feb Mon 12

Mid-term Break2

Feb Sun 11

Junior Recital Competition Final 15:00

Feb Fri 9

Junior Recital Competition Prelims

Jan Fri 19

Term 2 Fees due

Jan Mon 8

All teaching re-commences

Dec Fri 22

Classes & lessons for part-time students finish

Dec Mon 11

Piano Accompaniment Competition Week

Dec Fri 1

Junior Concerto

Nov Mon 6

Classes recommence

Oct Mon 30

Mid-term Break1

Oct Fri 20

CSM Awards Ceremony

Sep Mon 11

Bands, Choirs, Orchestras, Drama group rehearsals commence

Sep Fri 1

Academic Year commences

Mar Tue 14

Application forms available for all part-time courses commencing in September 2016 (accepted from 9am)

Mar Fri 10

Open Day for part-time courses - schedule available from public office during February

Mar Thu 2

Senior Recital Competition Prelims

Feb Tue 14

Senior Concerto

Color Reference

Exam

Class

Holidays

Other

Competitions