The TY Popular Music programme creates an industry-specific performance framework for transition year students to explore the professional world of contemporary and commercial music.
Tutored by industry experts and using state-of-the-art equipment, students will develop specialist performance practice skills as members of balanced ensembles, and communicate through a wide range of styles and genres.
Who should apply?
Applications are welcomed from vocalists, keyboard/pianists, electric guitarists, electric bassists, and drummers. Examinations or grades are not required; however, you should be able to play fluently, both as an individual and with others.
When and where?
10:00 - 16:00 daily
Thursday 12 - Friday 13 January 2023 (two days)
MTU Cork School of Music, Union Quay, Cork
What should I include in the 'experience to date' section?
Below are a few pointers - you don't have to answer all of them and you can add other information if you wish!
- How long have you been playing your instrument(s) / singing?
- Are you a regular member of a band or group?
- Have you won any awards or had other notable successes that you're proud of?
Is there a fee?
Following placement offers, a non-refundable fee of €20 must be paid online to secure your place (this is the full fee for this particular programme).